On a hot, beautiful day in the English countryside, six-year-old Joanna Mason witnesses a horrific crime. Thirty years later, the man convicted of the crime is released from prison.
Sixteen-year-old Reggie works as a nanny for a doctor devoted to her infant son. When Dr. Hunter goes missing, Reggie - no stranger to bad luck and worse seems to be the only person who is worried.
Publisher: Back Bay Books; Reprint edition (January 11, 2010), 416 pages.
Review copy provided by the publisher.
About the Author, courtesy of the publisher:
Kate Atkinson lives in Edinburgh. Her first novel, Behind the Scenes at the Museum, was named Whitbread Book of the Year in the U.K. in 1995, and was followed by Human Croquet, Emotionally Weird, Not the End of the World, Case Histories, and One Good Turn. Learn more by visiting Kate Atkinson's website at http://www.kateatkinson.co.uk/
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