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If You Were Here - Alafair Burke
If You Were Here
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If You Were Here is a thrilling novel of suspense from Alafair Burke, the author Dennis Lehane calls “one of the finest young crime writers working today.” Manhattan journalist McKenna Jordan is chasing the story of an unidentified woman who heroically pulled a teenaged boy from the subway... show more
If You Were Here is a thrilling novel of suspense from Alafair Burke, the author Dennis Lehane calls “one of the finest young crime writers working today.” Manhattan journalist McKenna Jordan is chasing the story of an unidentified woman who heroically pulled a teenaged boy from the subway tracks. When she locates a video that captures part of the incident, she thinks she has an edge on the competition scrambling to identify the mystery heroine, but is shocked to discover that the woman in the video bears a strong resemblance to Susan Hauptmann, a close friend who disappeared without a trace a decade earlier. What would have been a short-lived metro story sends McKenna on a dangerous search for the missing woman—a search that will force her to unearth long-buried truths much closer to home…
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780062208354 (0062208357)
ASIN: 62208357
Publisher: Harper
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
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Valz
Valz rated it
4.0 If You Were Here
I had never read a book by Alafair Burke before but this one sounded intriguing and I needed a book to listen to while I walked. Good idea Valz. The premise is: a writer for a city magazine (once a DA who was forced by extenuating circumstances to retire) observes a phone video of a woman saving...
Familiar Diversions
Familiar Diversions rated it
3.0 If You Were Here: A Novel of Suspense
I had never read any of Burke's books prior to reading this and didn't even bother to check if it was part of a series (it's not) until after I was a few chapters in. The setup interested me: was the woman who simultaneously saved Nicky and took her phone back from him really McKenna's friend? If so...
Kari@ From the TBR Pile
Kari@ From the TBR Pile rated it
4.0 If You Were Here
If You Were Here is the type of book that I would have loved to finish in one sitting. If real life hadn't stubbornly intervened, I would have done just that. That is how much this book sucked me in. McKenna is finally on track with her life. She has a job she loves and a happy comfortable marri...
A Book and A Review #2
A Book and A Review #2 rated it
3.0 If You Were Here: A Novel of Suspense
Read my full review: http://bit.ly/16f0iFFMy Opinion: I wasn't as drawn into this Burke book as I have been in previous books of hers. On that note, did it have the Alafair Burke high quality writing? Yes. Did it have a great storyline and character development? For the most part, but I didn't find ...
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