Dancing in the Dark by Susan Moody

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A woman’s search for her identity leads her to confront a series of disturbing truths in this enthralling psychological mystery - Abandoned at the age of eleven by her beautiful, capricious mother, Theodora Cairns, twenty years on and with a painful divorce behind her, is still struggling to get over her childhood abandonment. With the urging of her new love interest, Fergus Costello, and a chance discovery, Theo becomes determined to find her mother and demand answers to the questions she should have asked years ago. Her search for answers leads her to Vermont, USA – but will she be able to handle the disturbing truth?

About Susan Moody

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Moody, former chair of the British Crime Writers Association, was recently elected to the prestigious Detection Club.
Published December 1, 2012 by Severn House Digital. 288 pages
Genres: Romance, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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A successful garden designer, deprived of the idealized father her globe-trotting mother had presented to her, searches for his true-life replacement.

Jun 17 2012 | Read Full Review of Dancing in the Dark

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In a seamlessly plotted story, Moody (Losing Nicola) believably coveys the childhood trauma of Theodora Cairns, whose paranoid mother dragged her around the world in the first 11 years of her life and then disappeared for the next 10.

May 07 2012 | Read Full Review of Dancing in the Dark

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