Motherhood hasn't come at all easy for Molly Anderson. But she's finally enjoying life as mother to five-year-old Ella and as arts reporter for the small but respectable Ridgedale Reader. That is until a body is found in the woods adjacent to Ridgedale University's ivy-covered campus, a discovery that threatens to unearth secrets long buried by the town's most powerful residents....
"A rollercoaster of a novel.... McCreight has once again proven herself to be an insightful writer capable of taking us on a hell of a ride." (Jodi Picoult)
"She creates a world that pulls us in completely and genuinely, with characters that can enrage, amuse and fill us with empathy." (Gillian Flynn)
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Not necessarily.I first listened to Reconstructing Amelia by this author which I thoroughly enjoyed. Unfortunately this book did not live up to my expectations. Told through the perspective of different characters it became confusing and the storyline jumped around a lot. It wasn't obvious from the narration which character was telling the story.
I think the storyline would be easier to follow in the written form. Perhaps using more than one narrator would have helped to "sign post" the different characters more.This book is classed as a psychological thriller but the plot overall was weak. The storyline although contemporary did not hold my attention enough & I found I wasn't anticipating the ending as in the case with other books of this genre.
No this storyline did not lend itself to a follow up.
- Judy Lovelock