Where They Found Her

Where They Found Her

From the author of the New York Times bestseller and 2014 Edgar and Anthony nominee Reconstructing Amelia comes another harrowing, gripping novel that marries psychological suspense with an emotionally powerful story about a community struggling with the consequences of a devastating discovery.

At the end of a long winter, in bucolic Ridgedale, New Jersey, the body of an infant is discovered in the woods near the town’s prestigious university campus. No one knows who the baby is, or how her body ended up out there. But there is no shortage of opinions.

When freelance journalist, and recent Ridgedale transplant, Molly Anderson is unexpectedly called upon to cover the story for the Ridegdale Reader, it’s a risk, given the severe depression that followed the loss of her own baby. But the bigger threat comes when Molly unearths some of Ridgedale’s darkest secrets, including a string of unreported sexual assaults that goes back twenty years.

Meanwhile, Sandy, a high school dropout, searches for her volatile and now missing mother, and PTA president Barbara struggles to help her young son, who’s suddenly having disturbing outbursts.

Told from the perspectives of Molly, Barbara, and Sandy, Kimberly McCreight’s taut and profoundly moving novel unwinds the tangled truth about the baby’s death revealing that these three women have far more in common than they realized. And that their lives are more intertwined with what happened to the baby than they ever could have imagined.

Title:Where They Found Her
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780062225467
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    Where They Found Her Reviews

  • Shelby *trains flying monkeys*

    3.5 starsA baby's body is found in the quiet upperclass town of Ridgedale, New Jersey. The normal crime beat reporter is out of town and Molly (who usually does the fluff pieces) is pulled in to do a ...

  • Kelly (and the Book Boar)

    Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/ poop.I hate attempting to write reviews about books I felt “meh” about. Although I read a little bit of everything, the mystery/thr...

  • Carol

    The Hook - A starred review from Kirkus and good marks from my GR friends had me scrambling to read Where They Found Her The Line – ”Because, lately, his doing what she wanted seemed in inverse pr...

  • Diane S ?

    3.5 Loved the different formats, e-mails, journal entries, newspaper articles and comments, used in telling this story. A small town, a newborn baby found dead, and an investigation ensues. Secrets ar...

  • Jennifer Masterson

    4.5 Stars. I was hooked right away! Wow is this the page turner! Loved it! I never finished Reconstructing Amelia because I couldn't get into it but decided to give this author another try. I am so gl...

  • Jan

    Beginning half of the book-2.5 starsLast half of the book-3.5 starsI had a hard time connecting with this book right from the start. So many characters to remember and multiple story lines made it har...

  • Kelli

    Here is another book that others seemed to really enjoy but that fell flat for me. As another reviewer said, perhaps I, too, have read too many of these non-linear mysteries with multiple POVs and jos...

  • Michael

    After being thoroughly impressed by author, McCreight's debut novel Reconstructing Amelia, to say the pressure was on for book number two was an understatement. Of course we had the almost obligatory ...

  • Krystin Rachel

    Book Blog | BookstagramLet's just get this out of the way: I AM HARD TO PLEASE.I am deeply entrenched in the mystery/thriller/suspense genre. Deeply. Like, I'm not one of those well-rounded readers. S...

  • Leanne

    Twisty and enjoyable mystery, but fairly forgettable - lands somewhere around a 3.5. I'm not sure if these types of books are getting more generic or if I've just read so many that they no longer stan...