Half Moon Bay

Half Moon Bay

A Novel

Book - 2018
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Jane loses everything when her daughter is killed in a senseless accident. Jane is devastated, but sometime later, she makes one tiny stab at a new life: she moves from San Francisco to the tiny seaside town of Half Moon Bay. As the months go by, she is able to cobble together some version of life: a job, friends, and the distant possibility of peace. And then, little girls begin to disappear. Soon, Jane sees her own pain renewed in all the parents in the town. She wonders if she will be able to live through the aching loss, the fear all around her. As the disappearances continue, she begins to see that what her neighbors are wondering is whether it is Jane herself who has somehow brought the horror with her.
Publisher: London :, Titan Books,, 2018.
Copyright Date: ©2018.
ISBN: 9781785659621
Characteristics: 353 pages ; 20 cm.


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Apr 19, 2019

Creepy, getting to scary. Couldn't continue to read it after it literally gave me a nightmare. If you don't creep out easily you might feel differently about it. If you do, give it a miss.

Aug 01, 2018

I am familiar with the beautiful setting and therefore was lured into checking out this book. The main character's loss of a daughter combined with the strange compiling murders of the area's young girls kept going around the bend but never quite made it to a satisfying destination. The "who done it?" aspect was flat and lacked pull. The ingredients were there but the recipe off.

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