- Hardcover: 384 pages
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers; edition edition (21 March 2019)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0008276536
- ISBN-13: 978-0008276539
- Product Dimensions: 15.9 x 3.3 x 24 cm
- Boxed-product Weight: 581 g
- Average Customer Review: 62 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 36,864 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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‘A nervy, soulful, genuinely surprising it-could-happen-to-you thriller ― a book to make you peer over your shoulder for days afterwards’ A. J. Finn, bestselling author of THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW
‘The Nowhere Child is the personification of a high-concept thriller, brilliantly executed. Author White raises the bar on psychological suspense, telling Kim Leamy’s tale in a stylish voice and with a heart-pounding pace. Read page one, and you won’t stop. Guaranteed’ Jeffery Deaver
‘Stunning … tightly woven … comes highly recommended’ Library Journal
‘Great premise, varied characters, dark twists and a smattering of humour. This will be a big hit’ Rachel Sargeant
‘Packed with tension, twists and tremendous pace, it’s hard to believe that this is the work of a debut author. The Nowhere Child is stunning and flawless. I can’t recommend it enough’ Thomas Enger
‘Beautifully written, perfectly suspenseful and wonderfully dark. I could not put this book down’ Susi Holliday
‘Such a clever idea, which grips from the very first chapter’ Ragnar Jonasson
‘The Nowhere Child is pure dynamite. The high concept premise grabbed me from the first page and refused to let me go until I finished. You may try to read it slowly, so you can savor every single word, but the story is so all-encompassing―the need to know what happens next so urgent―you’ll forget all about savoring and find yourself tearing through the pages as fast as your fingers can manage. You do not want to miss this book!’ Linda Castillo, New York Times bestselling author
‘The Nowhere Child is a fabulous read, populated by such well-drawn and identifiable characters that I felt I knew them. I was desperate to know how the story unfolded. Brilliant!’ Louise Voss
‘The Nowhere Child lures you in, its teeth disguised in remarkably compelling prose, and gnaws down to the marrow of your bones’ Matt Wesolowski•
The bestselling debut psychological thriller you need to read in 2019
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I liked the general plot. However there was far too much eye rolling from me to get me really enthused. You can’t have a 98% probability of matching DNA. You just can’t. And no one in 1975 had CCTV, let alone some dark alley in a backwater small town.
It’s fine for a debut novel. It’s fine if you just want a brainless read on the train to work. If you’re looking for something realistic, intellectually stimulating or unpredictable, this novel is not for you.
This is a powerful debut novel by Aussie author Christian White. The narrative alternates between the present and the past seamlessly, and you quickly find yourself drawn in to the mystery of Sammy. This is one that will keep you up reading until the small hours. Recommended.
There's a religious cult background in this story that really could only happen in 'outback' America.
My question after finishing this would be how can you go back to what you were before? What would I do in the same situation?
I thought that this was a good first novel but while the story was a good one, it needed something more in the telling. I'm just not sure at this stage what that is.
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