By Jessica Strawser
"Almost overlooked You is a skillful, insightful debut: a deft exploration of the mysteries of marriage, the associated fee we pay for our secrets and techniques, and simply how effortless it truly is to make the worst offerings imaginable." —Chris Bohjalian, New York occasions bestselling writer of The Sandcastle ladies and Midwives
"Almost neglected You is an emotional powerhouse of a novel." —Garth Stein, New York instances bestselling writer of A surprising gentle and The artwork of Racing within the Rain
"In nearly overlooked You, debut writer Jessica Strawser meticulously weaves jointly a abducted baby, neighbors in turmoil, and a Craigslist advert right into a tangled internet of secrets and techniques, lies, and unforeseen alliances. This heart-breaking page-turner will make you query how good you actually understand every body you carry dear." — Amy Sue Nathan, writer of The Glass Wives
"Jessica Strawser has expertly woven a story of a wedding in concern with parts of bold, probability, secret, and secrets and techniques that may shock and pleasure you...Glorious!" — Adriana Trigiani, New York instances bestselling writer of All the celebrities within the Heavens
"Jessica Strawser writes from the heart." —New York instances bestselling writer Lisa Scottoline
"Almost overlooked You is compelling fiction from a courageous new voice." —Bestselling writer Sophie Littlefield
Violet and Finn have been “meant to be,” stated all people, constantly. They ended up jointly at the hands of destiny aligning issues simply so. 3 years into their marriage, they've got an excellent little boy, and because the 3 of them embark on their first holiday as a relations, Violet can’t aid pondering that she can’t think her success. existence is nice.
So nobody is extra stunned than she whilst Finn leaves her on the beach—just packs up the lodge room and disappears. And takes their son with him. Violet is unexpectedly in her personal worst nightmare, and confronted with the data that the fellow she’s shared her lifestyles with, she by no means fairly knew in any respect.
Caitlin and Finn were top acquaintances in view that long ago while, but if Finn indicates up on Caitlin’s doorstep with the son he’s sought after for kidnapping, calls for that she cover them from the experts, and threatens to bare a mystery which could damage her circle of relatives if she doesn’t, Caitlin faces an very unlikely selection.
As the suspenseful occasions spread via alternating viewpoints of Violet, Finn and Caitlin, Jessica Strawser's Almost ignored You is a web page turning tale of a mother’s love, a husband’s betrayal, connections that perhaps must have been ignored, secrets and techniques that maybe shouldn’t were saved, and areas among what’s intended to be and what may have been.
Read Online or Download Almost Missed You: A Novel PDF
Best women's literary fiction books
Whilst Willow is born and her mom dies moments later, in basic terms the narrator of this spellbinding debut novel is familiar with the loss of life isn't really from issues of childbirth. Amelie-Anais, buried at the Nebraska hilltop the place the family members domestic is living, tells the tale of deceit, survival, and love from past the grave.
Reminiscence and hope brings jointly a range of the author’s tales from her 3 collections, Antiquities, (André Deutsch, 1978), An Idle girl, (Poolbeg Press, 1980) and a pal of Don Juan (John Murray, 1988). The twelve tales take us from the telephone of a insurgent prisoner in 1916 via demanding occasions in Dublin of the Thirties and into the altering international of eire within the sixties and seventies.
*As pointed out on BBC's wasteland Island Discs*'A interesting exploration of religion and friendship, wealthy and negative, and the devastating conflict of culture and modernity' self sustaining Set throughout Istanbul and Oxford, from the Eighties to the current day, 3 Daughters of Eve is a sweeping story of religion and friendship, culture and modernity, love and an unforeseen betrayal.
3 ladies rejoice their birthdays. .. 30. forty. 50. What needs will they make to alter their lives? Ginger is not spending her 30th the way in which she may have deliberate - nonetheless unmarried, as leader bridesmaid at her top friend's marriage ceremony, in a meringue gown that makes her think like a boat at complete sail.
- Her Mother's Mother's Mother and Her Daughters
- Come Rain or Come Shine (A Mitford Novel)
- The Invisible Vazimba
- Original Sins: A Novel of Slavery & Freedom
Extra resources for Almost Missed You: A Novel
Almost Missed You: A Novel by Jessica Strawser