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When She Was Gone

by Gwendolen Gross

What happened to Linsey Hart? When the Cornell-bound teenager disappears into the steamy blue of a late-summer morning, her quiet neighborhood is left to pick apart the threads of their own lives and assumptions.

Linsey’s neighbors are just ordinary people --- but even ordinary people can keep terrible secrets hidden close. There’s Linsey’s mother, Abigail, whose door-to-door searching makes her social-outcast status painfully obvious; Mr. Leonard, the quiet, retired piano teacher with insomnia, who saw Linsey leave; Reeva, the queen bee of a clique of mothers, now obsessed with a secret interest; Timmy, Linsey’s lovelorn ex-boyfriend; and George, an eleven-year-old loner who is determined to find out what happened to his missing neighbor.

As the days of Linsey’s absence tick by, dread and hope threaten to tear a community apart. This luminous new novel by the acclaimed author of THE ORPHAN SISTER explores coming of age in the shadows of a suburban life, and what is revealed when the light suddenly shines in....
 

When She Was Gone
by Gwendolen Gross

  • Publication Date: March 19, 2013
  • Genres: Fiction, Suspense
  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Gallery Books
  • ISBN-10: 1451684746
  • ISBN-13: 9781451684742