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A Nearly Normal Family

written by M.T. Edvardsson, translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles

M.T. Edvardsson’s A NEARLY NORMAL FAMILY is a gripping legal thriller that forces the reader to consider: How far would you go to protect the ones you love? In this twisted narrative of love and murder, a horrific crime makes a seemingly normal family question everything they thought they knew about their life --- and one another.

Eighteen-year-old Stella Sandell stands accused of the brutal murder of a man almost 15 years her senior. She is an ordinary teenager from an upstanding local family. What reason could she have to know a shady businessman, let alone to kill him?

Stella’s father, a pastor, and mother, a criminal defense attorney, find their moral compasses tested as they defend their daughter, while struggling to understand why she is a suspect. Told in an unusual three-part structure, A NEARLY NORMAL FAMILY asks the questions: How well do you know your own children? How far would you go to protect them?

Audiobook available; read by Richard Armitage, Georgia Maguire and Emily Watson

A Nearly Normal Family
written by M.T. Edvardsson, translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles