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The Girl with a Clock for a Heart - Peter Swanson
The Girl with a Clock for a Heart
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When George first met her, she was an eighteen-year-old college freshman from Sweetgum, Florida. She and George became inseparable in their first fall semester, so George was devastated when he got the news that she had committed suicide over Christmas break. But, as he stood in the living room... show more
When George first met her, she was an eighteen-year-old college freshman from Sweetgum, Florida. She and George became inseparable in their first fall semester, so George was devastated when he got the news that she had committed suicide over Christmas break. But, as he stood in the living room of the girl's grieving parents, he realized the girl in the photo on their mantelpiece - the one who had committed suicide - was not his girlfriend. Later, he discovered the true identity of the girl he had loved - and of the things she may have done to escape her past.

Now, twenty years later, she's back, and she's telling George that he's the only one who can help her...
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780062267498 (62267493)
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Pages no: 292
Edition language: English
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Lindsay's Book Log
Lindsay's Book Log rated it
2.0 The Girl with a Clock for a Heart
George is having a midlife slump and then his girlfriend from college, who he hasn’t seen in 20ish years, walks into his local bar, needing him to help her out of the mess she’s in. This book felt like a noir movie, but I just couldn’t buy into it. I found the story to be slow, predictable, and tr...
If These Books Could Talk
If These Books Could Talk rated it
3.0 The Girl With A Clock For A Heart
All the way through, this felt like a padded novella, and the acknowledgement at the end confirms this. Superfluous descriptive prose added to pad this out only ends up making it drag, totally destroying and atmosphere built up by the storyline. Full review here: http://moodycowbooks.blogspot.co.uk...
Jessica (HDB)
Jessica (HDB) rated it
3.0 The Girl With A Clock For A Heart
Peter Swanson's The Girl With A Clock For A Heart threw me for a loop. I'll admit that I went into this book completely blind. This was a total case of succumbing to cover love when I was offered this for review. That being said, I was pleasantly surprised by this book. It's got a bit of Hitchcock f...
Kari@ From the TBR Pile
Kari@ From the TBR Pile rated it
1.0 The Girl with a Clock for a Heart
The premise of the book is that George's college girlfriend allegedly committed suicide. When he goes to visit her parents, he discovers that the woman he thought of as Audrey is actually a con artist. She returns 20 years later and asks him for help. He soon finds himself in the middle of a murd...
willemite
willemite rated it
Updated 8/11/13 - added an interview with the authorGeorge had imagined this moment many times but had somehow never imagined the outcome. Liana was not simply an ex-girlfriend who had once upon a time broken George’s heart; she was also, as far as George still knew, a wanted criminal, a woman whose...
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