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Book Review of Where They Found Her

Where They Found Her
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In Ridgedale, New Jersey, the body of a newborn is found in the woods fringing the campus of the town's prestigious university. No one knows the identity of the baby or what ended her very short life. Freelance journalist Molly Anderson is called upon to cover the disturbing news for the Ridgedale Reader, the town's local paper. A severe depression followed the loss of her own baby and this assignment could unearth memories she has tried so hard to bury. Her investigation unravels a decades-old trail of dark secrets hiding behind Ridgedale's white picket fences. Told from the perspectives of three Ridgedale women, Kimberly McCreight's book shows us that the past eventually catches up to all of us. I found the characters to be well-developed and the plot was very interesting. All the twists culminate into a surprise ending. I have also read McCreight's "Reconstructing Amelia" and enjoyed that book too. If you like psychological suspense then you will enjoy this book.