Only DaughtereBook - 2016
"In Anna Snoekstra's dark and edgy debut, a young woman slips easily into the life of a girl missing eleven years, only to discover the grisly truth behind the disappearance. Will she be the next victim? Truly distinctive and tautly told, ONLY DAUGHTER welcomes a thrilling new voice in crime fiction." — Mary Kubica, New York Times bestselling author of The Good Girl. 'ONLY DAUGHTER by Anna Snoekstra is a dark meditation on the secrets we keep about our families and about ourselves. Twisty, slippery, and full of surprises, this web of lies will ensnare you and keep you riveted until you've turned the final page.'— Lisa Unger, New York Times bestselling author of Ink and Bone.In 2003, sixteen-year-old Rebecca Winter disappeared. She'd been enjoying her teenage summer break: working at a fast-food restaurant, crushing on an older boy and shoplifting with her best friend. Mysteriously ominous things began to happen—blood in the bed, periods of blackouts, a feeling of being watched—though Bec remained oblivious of what was to come. Eleven years later she is replaced. A young woman, desperate after being arrested, claims to be the decade-missing Bec. Soon the imposter is living Bec's life. Sleeping in her bed. Hugging her mother and father. Learning her best friends' names. Playing with her twin brothers. But Bec's welcoming family and enthusiastic friends are not quite as they seem. As the imposter dodges the detective investigating her case, she begins to delve into the life of the real Bec Winter—and soon realizes that whoever took Bec is still at large, and that she is in imminent danger.As the pretender walks in Rebecca's shoes, she realises that whoever is responsible for Bec's disappearance is still in her life.In this chilling psychological thriller, one woman's dark past becomes another's deadly future.This is a book that will haunt you, read at your own risk — For The Love Of Books blog, cayocosta72
Publisher: Sydney : MIRA, 2016.
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Mel28 Feb 19, 2017
Mel28 Feb 19, 2017
A great read if you're looking for a quick page-turner. Creepy and plenty of suspense, a good central mystery if you don't mind under-developed characters. But overall this imposter story is a fun, scary read.