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The lucky one : a novel

Author: Lori Rader-Day
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"As a child, Alice was stolen from her backyard in a tiny Indiana community, but against the odds, her policeman father tracked her down within twenty-four hours and rescued her from harm. In the aftermath of the crime, her family decided to move to Chicago and close the door on that horrible day. Yet Alice hasn't forgotten. She devotes her spare time volunteering for a website called The Doe Pages scrolling through  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Suspense fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lori Rader-Day
ISBN: 9780062938060 0062938061
OCLC Number: 1129203287
Notes: Includes P.S. insights, interviews & more...
Description: 375, 11 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Lori Rader-Day.

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"As a child, Alice was stolen from her backyard in a tiny Indiana community, but against the odds, her policeman father tracked her down within twenty-four hours and rescued her from harm. In the aftermath of the crime, her family decided to move to Chicago and close the door on that horrible day. Yet Alice hasn't forgotten. She devotes her spare time volunteering for a website called The Doe Pages scrolling through pages upon pages of unidentified people, searching for clues that could help reunite families with their missing loved ones. When a face appears on Alice's screen that she recognizes, she's stunned to realize it's the same man who kidnapped her decades ago. The post is deleted as quickly as it appeared, leaving Alice with more questions than answers. Embarking on a search for the truth, she enlists the help of friends from The Doe Pages to connect the dots and find her kidnapper before he hurts someone else. Then Alice crosses paths with Merrily Cruz, another woman who's been hunting for answers of her own. Together, they begin to unravel a dark, painful web of lies that will change what they thought they knew - and could cost them everything."--Publisher description.

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"This might well be my favorite Rader-Day so far: a brilliant premise intriguingly developed, totally believable characters and a climax that took my breath away."--Ann Cleeves, New York Times Read more...

 
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