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What she knew
—Macmillan, Gilly, author.
Large Print
2016
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"In her enthralling debut, Gilly Macmillan explores a mother's search for her missing son, weaving a taut psychological thriller as gripping and skillful as The Girl on the Train and The Guilty One." --In a heartbeat, everything changes ... Rachel Jenner is walking in a Bristol park with her eight-year-old son, Ben, when he asks if he can run ahead. It's an ordinary request on an ordinary Sunday afternoon, and Rachel has no reason to worry--until Ben vanishes. Police are called, search parties go out, and Rachel, already insecure after her recent divorce, feels herself coming undone. As hours and then days pass without a sign of Ben, everyone who knew him is called into question, from Rachel's newly married ex-husband to her mother-of-the-year sister. Inevitably, media attention focuses on Rachel too, and the public's attitude toward her begins to shift from sympathy to suspicion. As she desperately pieces together the threadbare clues, Rachel realizes that nothing is quite as she imagined it to be, not even her own judgment. And the greatest dangers may lie not in the anonymous strangers of every parent's nightmares, but behind the familiar smiles of those she trusts the most. Where is Ben? The clock is ticking"-- Provided by publisher.

Item Details
Series:
Thorndike Press large print basic
Thorndike Press large print basic series large print.
Subjects:
Divorced women -- Fiction.
Missing children -- Fiction.
Mothers and sons -- Fiction.
Victims of crimes -- Fiction.
Genre:
Large type books.
Psychological fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Other Authors:
revision of: Macmillan, Gilly. Burnt paper sky.
ISBN:
9781410487636
1410487636
Edition:
Large print edition.
Description:
699 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
large print.
Notes:
A trade paperback edition of this book was published in 2015 by Hachette UK as Burnt Paper Sky.
LCCN:
2015045133
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