The Child

The Child
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Product Details

  • Published Date: 2017-06-27
  • Weight: 0.581 Kg
  • Reading Level: General (US: Trade)
  • Book Type: Crime, Thriller & Adventure

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US Warehouse 1  US 1 65 28th November 2017 (Tue)
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Synopsis

Product Description (Source: BDB):

Investigating the discovery of a baby's skeleton in a redeveloped section of London, journalist Kate Waters discovers links to the kidnapping of a baby from a hospital decades earlier before she is targeted by someone who wants to keep their secrets hidden. By the best-selling author of The Widow.

Product Review (NBD):

Praise for The Child"Tense, tantalizing, and ultimately very satisfying...definitely one of the year's must-reads."--Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author "Fiona Barton has masterfully delivered again with The Child, her follow-up to her bestselling debut novel, The Widow....So many questions, so much perfect suspense....Barton tells the child's story as only she can--brilliantly."--Fort Worth Star-Telegram "This being a Barton thriller, there's more to pretty much everything than meets the eye."--The Boston Globe "Fiona Barton has outdone herself with The Child. An engrossing, irresistible story about the coming to light of a long-buried secret and an absolutely fabulous read--I loved it!"--Shari Lapena, New York Times bestselling author of The Couple Next Door "[An] intriguing, twisty tale....With plenty of red herrings, nothing and no one is who they seem in this evocative puzzler."--The Cleveland Plain Dealer "A slow-burn portrait of loss and survival."--Entertainment Weekly "A twisty and tantalizing story you won't be able to put down."--Bustle "Startling twists--and a stunning, emotionally satisfying conclusion."--Publishers Weekly (starred review) "Clever and compelling. You'll love The Child."--Clare Mackintosh, international bestselling author of I See You Praise for The Widow An NPR Best Book of 2016 One of The Wall Street Journal's 5 "Killer Books" of the Year One of Publishers Weekly's Best Books of the Year "If you liked Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train, you might want to pick up The Widow by Fiona Barton. Engrossing. Suspenseful."--Stephen King "A twisted psychological thriller you'll have trouble putting down."--People "Fiona Barton's debut novel, The Widow, is being compared to Gone Girl, Before I Go to Sleep, and The Girl on the Train. It's actually better than them all."--Fort Worth Star-Telegram "[A] twisty tale...with a mesmerizing if unreliable narrator...that will blow your mind."--Oprah.com "[Jean is] a fascinating puzzle...Barton knows how to ramp up tension."--The New York Times Book Review "Both a taut reconstruction of a crime and a ruthless examination of marriage...A smartly crafted, compulsively readable tale about the lies people tell each other, and themselves, when the truth is the last thing they really want to know."--Entertainment Weekly "[Barton] delivers the goods...Richly character-driven in a way that is both satisfying and engrossing."--The Washington Post "Tense, tantalizing, and ultimately very satisfying...definitely one of the year's must-reads."--Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author "Fiona Barton has masterfully delivered again with The Child, her follow-up to her bestselling debut novel, The Widow....So many questions, so much perfect suspense....Barton tells the child's story as only she can--brilliantly."--Fort Worth Star-Telegram"This being a Barton thriller, there's more to pretty much everything than meets the eye."--The Boston Globe "Fiona Barton has outdone herself with The Child. An engrossing, irresistible story about the coming to light of a long-buried secret and an absolutely fabulous read--I loved it!"--Shari Lapena, New York Times bestselling author of The Couple Next Door "[An] intriguing, twisty tale....With plenty of red herrings, nothing and no one is who they seem in this evocative puzzler."--The Cleveland Plain Dealer "A slow-burn portrait of loss and survival."--Entertainment Weekly "A twisty and tantalizing story you won't be able to put down."--Bustle "Startling twists--and a stunning, emotionally satisfying conclusion."--Publishers Weekly (starred review) "Clever and compelling. You'll love The Child."--Clare Mackintosh, international bestselling author of I See You Praise for The Widow An NPR Best Book of 2016 One of The Wall Street Journal's 5 "Killer Books" of the Year One of Publishers Weekly's Best Books of the Year "If you liked Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train, you might want to pick up The Widow by Fiona Barton. Engrossing. Suspenseful."--Stephen King "A twisted psychological thriller you'll have trouble putting down."--People "Fiona Barton's debut novel, The Widow, is being compared to Gone Girl, Before I Go to Sleep, and The Girl on the Train. It's actually better than them all."--Fort Worth Star-Telegram "[A] twisty tale...with a mesmerizing if unreliable narrator...that will blow your mind."--Oprah.com "[Jean is] a fascinating puzzle...Barton knows how to ramp up tension."--The New York Times Book Review "Both a taut reconstruction of a crime and a ruthless examination of marriage...A smartly crafted, compulsively readable tale about the lies people tell each other, and themselves, when the truth is the last thing they really want to know."--Entertainment Weekly "[Barton] delivers the goods...Richly character-driven in a way that is both satisfying and engrossing."--The Washington Post -Startling twists--and a stunning, emotionally satisfying conclusion.---Publishers Weekly (starred review) -Tense, tantalizing, and ultimately very satisfying ... definitely one of the year's must-reads.---Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author -Fiona Barton has outdone herself with The Child. An engrossing, irresistible story about the coming to light of a long-buried secret and an absolutely fabulous read--I loved it!---Shari Lapena, New York Times bestselling author of The Couple Next Door -Clever and compelling. You'll love The Child.---Clare Mackintosh, international bestselling author of I See You Praise for The Widow An NPR Best Book of 2016 One of The Wall Street Journal's 5 -Killer Books- of the Year One of Publishers Weekly's Best Books of the Year -If you liked Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train, you might want to pick up The Widow by Fiona Barton. Engrossing. Suspenseful.---Stephen King -A twisted psychological thriller you'll have trouble putting down.---People -Fiona Barton's debut novel, The Widow, is being compared to Gone Girl, Before I Go to Sleep, and The Girl on the Train. It's actually better than them all.---Fort Worth Star-Telegram -[A] twisty tale...with a mesmerizing if unreliable narrator...that will blow your mind.---Oprah.com -[Jean is] a fascinating puzzle...Barton knows how to ramp up tension.---The New York Times Book Review -[The Widow] will keep you in suspense late into the night.---Good Housekeeping -Barton skillfully weaves a tale that reminds us that yes, we can be deceived by others, but we can just as easily deceive ourselves.---USA Today -Both a taut reconstruction of a crime and a ruthless examination of marriage...A smartly crafted, compulsively readable tale about the lies people tell each other, and themselves, when the truth is the last thing they really want to know.---Entertainment Weekly -Barton's writing is compelling and top-notch.---The Associated Press -[Barton] delivers the goods...Richly character-driven in a way that is both satisfying and engrossing.---The Washington Post -Gone Girl fans will relish this taut, psychological thriller.---US Weekly Praise for The Widow An NPR Best Book of 2016 One of The Wall Street Journal's 5 -Killer Books- of the Year One of Publishers Weekly's Best Books of the Year -If you liked Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train, you might want to pick up The Widow by Fiona Barton. Engrossing. Suspenseful.---Stephen King -A twisted psychological thriller you'll have trouble putting down.---People -Fiona Barton's debut novel, The Widow, is being compared to Gone Girl, Before I Go to Sleep, and The Girl on the Train. It's actually better than them all.---Fort Worth Star-Telegram -[A] twisty tale...with a mesmerizing if unreliable narrator...that will blow your mind.---Oprah.com -[Jean is] a fascinating puzzle...Barton knows how to ramp up tension.---The New York Times Book Review -[The Widow] will keep you in suspense late into the night.---Good Housekeeping -Barton skillfully weaves a tale that reminds us that yes, we can be deceived by others, but we can just as easily deceive ourselves.---USA Today -Both a taut reconstruction of a crime and a ruthless examination of marriage...A smartly crafted, compulsively readable tale about the lies people tell each other, and themselves, when the truth is the last thing they really want to know.---Entertainment Weekly -Barton's writing is compelling and top-notch.---The Associated Press -[Barton] delivers the goods...Richly character-driven in a way that is both satisfying and engrossing.---The Washington Post -Gone Girl fans will relish this taut, psychological thriller.---US Weekly "Startling twists--and a stunning, emotionally satisfying conclusion."--Publishers Weekly (starred review) "Clever and compelling. You'll love The Child."--Clare Mackintosh, international bestselling author of I See You Praise for The Widow An NPR Best Book of 2016 One of The Wall Street Journal's 5 "Killer Books" of the Year One of Publishers Weekly's Best Books of the Year "If you liked Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train, you might want to pick up The Widow by Fiona Barton. Engrossing. Suspenseful."--Stephen King "A twisted psychological thriller you'll have trouble putting down."--People "Fiona Barton's debut novel, The Widow, is being compared to Gone Girl, Before I Go to Sleep, and The Girl on the Train. It's actually better than them all."--Fort Worth Star-Telegram "[A] twisty tale...with a mesmerizing if unreliable narrator...that will blow your mind."--Oprah.com "[Jean is] a fascinating puzzle...Barton knows how to ramp up tension."--The New York Times Book Review "[The Widow] will keep you in suspense late into the night."--Good Housekeeping "Barton skillfully weaves a tale that reminds us that yes, we can be deceived by others, but we can just as easily deceive ourselves."--USA Today "Both a taut reconstruction of a crime and a ruthless examination of marriage...A smartly crafted, compulsively readable tale about the lies people tell each other, and themselves, when the truth is the last thing they really want to know."--Entertainment Weekly "Barton's writing is compelling and top-notch."--The Associated Press "[Barton] delivers the goods...Richly character-driven in a way that is both satisfying and engrossing."--The Washington Post "Gone Girl fans will relish this taut, psychological thriller."--US Weekly Praise for The Widow If you liked Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train, you might want to pick up The Widow by Fiona Barton. Engrossing. Suspenseful. Stephen King A twisted psychological thriller you ll have trouble putting down. People Fiona Barton s debut novel, The Widow, is being compared to Gone Girl, Before I Go to Sleep, and The Girl on the Train. It s actually better than them all. Fort Worth Star-Telegram [A] twisty tale with a mesmerizing if unreliable narrator that will blow your mind. Oprah.com [Jean is] a fascinating puzzle Barton knows how to ramp up tension. The New York Times Book Review [The Widow] will keep you in suspense late into the night. Good Housekeeping Barton skillfully weaves a tale that reminds us that yes, we can be deceived by others, but we can just as easily deceive ourselves. USA Today Both a taut reconstruction of a crime and a ruthless examination of marriage A smartly crafted, compulsively readable tale about the lies people tell each other, and themselves, when the truth is the last thing they really want to know. Entertainment Weekly Barton s writing is compelling and top-notch. The Associated Press [Barton] delivers the goods...Richly character-driven in a way that is both satisfying and engrossing. The Washington Post Gone Girl fans will relish this taut, psychological thriller. US Weekly"

About Author (NBD):

Fiona Barton, the New York Times bestselling author of The Widow and The Child, trains and works with journalists all over the world. Previously, she was a senior writer at the Daily Mail, news editor at the Daily Telegraph, and chief reporter at the Mail on Sunday, where she won Reporter of the Year at the British Press Awards.

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