What She Knew (Jim Clemo #1)

What She Knew (Jim Clemo #1) Description:

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 em The Girl on the Train em and em The Guilty One em br br In a heartbeat everything changes br br 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 br br 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 br br 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 br br Where is Ben The clock is ticking

Rating: 3.63 out of 5

The Perfect Girl

The Perfect Girl Description:

Zoe Maisey is a seventeen year old musical prodigy with a genius IQ Three years ago she was involved in a tragic incident that left three classmates dead She served her time and now her mother Maria is resolved to keep that devastating fact tucked far away from their new beginning hiding the past even from her new husband and demanding Zoe do the same br br Tonight Zoe is giving a recital that Maria has been planning for months It needs to be the performance of her life But instead by the end of the evening Maria is dead In the aftermath everyone police family Zoe s former solicitor and Zoe herself tries to piece together what happened But as Zoe knows all too well the truth is rarely straightforward and the closer we are to someone the less we may see br br Unfolding over a span of twenty four hours through three compelling narratives The Perfect Girl is gripping surprising and emotionally complex a richly layered look at loyalty second chances and the way secrets unravel us all

Rating: 3.71 out of 5

Odd Child Out (Jim Clemo #2)

Odd Child Out (Jim Clemo #2) Description:

em How well do you know the people you love em br br Best friends Noah Sandler and Abdi Mahad have always been inseparable But when Noah is found floating unconscious in Bristol s Feeder Canal Abdi can t or won t tell anyone what happened br br Just back from a mandatory leave following his last case Detective Jim Clemo is now assigned to look into this unfortunate accident But tragedy strikes and what looked like the simple case of a prank gone wrong soon ignites into a public battle Noah is British Abdi is a Somali refugee And social tensions have been rising rapidly in Bristol Against this background of fear and fury two families fight for their sons and for the truth Neither of them know how far they will have to go what demons they will have to face what pain they will have to suffer br br Because the truth hurts

Rating: 3.37 out of 5

Time to Tell

Time to Tell Description:

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Rating: 3.60 out of 5