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If You Were Here

Alafair Burke

In If You Were Here by Alafair Burke, a young pickpocket is pulled from the tracks of a subway station seconds before an oncoming train’s arrival. When a video of the incident briefly emerges it unlocks a mystery that goes back over a decade.

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£7.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571302291
Date Published
03.04.2014
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Summary

Bestselling author of The Ex,The Wife and The Better Sister
*The Girl She Was, available to pre-order now*
‘Highly addictive’ KARIN SLAUGHTER ‘A major talent’ HARLAN COBEN

Your past can change everything…

When McKenna Jordan, a magazine journalist investigating the story of a heroic and unidentified woman, finds the video footage, she thinks she recognizes her as Susan Hauptmann. But Susan disappeared without a trace ten years earlier, having just introduced McKenna to her future husband, Patrick.

In this sublimely plotted mystery about marriage, private security and journalistic scandal, McKenna’s complex search for her missing friend forces her to unearth secrets that lie deep in all their pasts.

Critic Reviews

I absolutely love Alafair Burke - she's one of my favorite authors. I know it's summer when I have one of her books in my hands. IF YOU WERE HERE is her best yet. Highly recommended.

Karin Slaughter
Critic Reviews

After finishing If You Were Here, I don't feel I can trust anyone ever again, except Alafair Burke to provide a cracking good read.

Linwood Barclay, author of No Time For Goodbye
Critic Reviews

If You Were Here is a winner: a suspenseful, tightly plotted story of friendship, lies, and betrayal. Alafair Burke writes deftly about secrets buried close to home. An accomplished novel by an assured author.

Meg Gardiner, author of The Shadow Tracer
Critic Reviews

Outstanding....Burke's accuracy in legal and judicial technicalities is impressive although most readers will find simpler pleasures in her sharp writing, well-constructed plot, and dimensional characters.

Publishers Weekly
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Exciting....Lawyer turned-journalist McKenna finds her life turned upside down when she recognizes a friend from her college years who disappeared without a trace a decade before on a video of a near-tragedy on the subway....Will engage [Burke's] growing audience.

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Burke's first class adventure has murder and mayhem wrapped up in an intricate, innovative plot. Gripping from the first page....Will keep readers guessing until the end.

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AlafairBurke

Alafair Burke is a New York Times bestselling author whose novels include the standalone thrillers The Wife, The Ex and The Better Sister, as well as All Day and a Night and Dead Connection from her Ellie Hatcher series. She is also the coauthor of the bestselling Under Suspicion series with the late Mary Higgins Clark. A former prosecutor, she…

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