Publication Date: April 14, 2009
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When reporter Ellen Gleeson gets a "Have You Seen This Child?" flyer in the mail, she almost throws it away. But something about it makes her look again, and her heart stops--the child in the photo is identical to her adopted son, Will. Her every instinct tells her to deny the similarity between the boys, because she knows her adoption was lawful. But she's a journalist and won't be able to stop thinking about the photo until she figures out the truth. And she can't shake the question: if Will rightfully belongs to someone else, should she keep him or give him up? She investigates, uncovering clues no one was meant to discover, and when she digs too deep, she risks losing her own life--and that of the son she loves.
Lisa Scottoline breaks new ground in Look Again, a thriller that's both heart-stopping and heart-breaking, and sure to have new fans and book clubs buzzing.
LISA SCOTTOLINE is the New York Times bestselling author of 15 novels including Lady Killer and Daddy's Girl. She also writes a weekly column titled, Chick Wit, for the Philadelphia Inquirer. She won an EdgarŽ Award and Cosmopolitan magazine's "Fun Fearless Fiction" Award. She lives in the Philadelphia area.
MARY STUART MASTERSON narrates Look Again. She is an accomplished screen and stage actress perhaps most recognized for her roles in films such as Fried Green Tomatoes, Benny & Joon, and Bed of Roses. She is married to actor Jeremy Davidson.
- LOOK AGAIN really examines the notion of parenthood. What do you think makes someone a parent? Do you think the bond a child has with a non-biological parent can be as strong as one they would have with a biological parent? Why?
Mary Stuart Masterson's precise diction builds suspense in this tale of a reporter investigating a missing-child case that may be linked to her own adopted son.
As skillful as Scottoline's thriller is, it is enhanced by Mary Stuart Masterson's performance. Her characterizations are distinct and evocative, her tone remains smooth, even while ratcheting up the tension and suspense. Listeners will be wholly absorbed by this moving story.
Narrated by actress Mary Stuart Masterson, Look Again is a suspenseful story that tugs at the heart, as listeners follow Ellen's determined search to uncover Will's mysterious history, raising questions of where he belongs--and who he belongs to.
"Not many audios make you drive out of your way just to keep the disks turning. This is one: suspenseful, believable, thought-provoking and, yes, thrilling." - The Dallas Morning News
Actress Mary Stuart Masterson's warm, precise voice enlists the listener's sympathy for Ellen, even in her most boneheaded, self-sabotaging moments, and also provides convincing accents for the secondary characters.
Ms. Masterson's... voicing of Will was perfect, and editor Marcello's voice was swoon worthy.
Well-known film star Masterson reads the heart-wrenching story with a quiet confidence that belies Ellen's struggles... The story deals with a gripping moral dilemma, and Masterson pulls listeners in quite masterfully.