Close My EyesLarge Print - 2013
Gone Girl ℗¡meets℗¡ Before I℗¡Go to Sleep ℗¡in Sophie McKenzie's Close My Eyes, a riveting psychological thriller about a grieving mother who finds out years after her daughteŕђةs death that her child may still be alive When Geniver Loxley lost her daughter at birth eight years ago, her world stopped́ђŒ and never fully started again. Mothers with strollers still make her flinch; her love of writing has turned into a half-hearted teaching career; and she and her husband, Art, have slipped into the kind of rut that seems inescapable. But then a stranger shows up on their doorstep, telling Gen the very thing shéђةs always wanted to hear: that her daughter Beth was not stillborn, but was taken away as a healthy infant and is still out there, somewhere, waiting to be found. It́ђةs insane, unbelievable. But why would anyone make that up? A fissure suddenly opens up in Geńђةs carefully reconstructed life, letting in a flood of unanswerable questions. Where is Beth now? Why is Art so reluctant to get involved? To save his wife from further hurt? Or is it something more sinister? And who can she trust to help her? Ignoring the warnings of her husband and friends, Gen begins to delve into the dark corners of her past, hopeful shéђةll find a clue to her daughteŕђةs whereabouts. But hope quickly turns into fear and paranoia, as she realizes that finding the answers might open the door to something even worse than not knowing. A truth that could steal everything she holds close ́ђأ even her own life.
Publisher: [S.l.] : Thorndike Press, 2013
Edition: Lrg ed
Branch Call Number: L FICTION MCKENZIE
Characteristics: 587 p. (large print) ; 22 cm