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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Overall the novel was not a bad summer read, I’d certainly recommend it if you like mysteries and are going on a vacation soon.Read Full Review of If You Were Here: A Novel of ... | See more reviews from Blog Critics
This is an excellent tale of romance and suspense, a work that will grace the libraries of the mystery book aficionados.Read Full Review of If You Were Here: A Novel of ... | See more reviews from Blog Critics
If You Were Here is a tense, psychological thriller full of Hitchcockian intrigue, twists, and suspense. It’s also Ms. Burke’s most telling book to date. Thoroughly entertaining from beginning to end.Read Full Review of If You Were Here: A Novel of ... | See more reviews from NY Journal of Books
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