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Good as Gone

by Amy Gentry

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Good as Gone by Amy Gentry
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  • Published in USA  Jul 2016
    288 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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Propulsive and suspenseful, Good as Gone will appeal to fans of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train, and keep readers guessing until the final pages.

Thirteen-year-old Julie Whitaker was kidnapped from her bedroom in the middle of the night, witnessed only by her younger sister. Her family was shattered, but managed to stick together, hoping against hope that Julie is still alive. And then one night: the doorbell rings. A young woman who appears to be Julie is finally, miraculously, home safe. The family is ecstatic - but Anna, Julie's mother, has whispers of doubts.  She hates to face them. She cannot avoid them. When she is contacted by a former detective turned private eye, she begins a torturous search for the truth about the woman she desperately hopes is her daughter.

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"Debut novelist Gentry delivers on genre expectations with crisp, unobtrusive writing and well-executed plot twists." - Kirkus

"Gentry does a good job of making the characters, especially Anna, psychologically plausible, but the final revelation is a letdown." - Publishers Weekly

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