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Where They Found Her

A Novel

Kimberly McCreight

Paperback

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Digital Audiobook (4/13/2015)
Digital Audiobook (9/23/2015)
Paperback (4/19/2016)
Hardcover (4/14/2015)
Paperback (9/24/2015)
Compact Disc (4/14/2015)
Compact Disc (4/14/2015)

May 2015 Indie Next List

“The subject matter of this novel is pretty dark and chilling, but McCreight has done an excellent job of weaving a haunting story of expectation and loss. When a university town is rocked by infanticide, everyone becomes a suspect. A newbie reporter for the local paper is assigned to cover the story, but a traumatic experience in her past makes it hit a little too close to home. With everyone in town under a microscope, past wounds are reopened and long-buried secrets are revealed. This is a riveting story that kept me guessing until the end.”
— Teresa Steele, Old Firehouse Books, Fort Collins, CO
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Description

An idyllic suburban town.

A devastating discovery.

Shocking revelations that will change three lives forever.

At the end of a long winter in well-to-do 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, what ended her very short life, or how she came to be found among the fallen leaves. But for the residents of Ridgedale, there is no shortage of opinions.

When freelance journalist and recent Ridgedale transplant Molly Sanderson is unexpectedly called upon to cover the disturbing news for the Ridgedale Reader—the town's local paper—she has good reason to hesitate. A severe depression followed the loss of her own baby, and this assignment could unearth memories she has tried hard to bury. But the disturbing history Molly uncovers is not her own. Her investigation reveals 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 taut and profoundly moving novel unwinds the tangled truth behind the tragedy, revealing that these women have far more in common than they could ever have imagined: that the very worst crimes are committed against those we love. And that—sooner or later—the past catches up to all of us.



Praise For Where They Found Her: A Novel

“McCreight doesn’t just give us an intense, interwoven, multigenerational, multi-household mystery (as if that isnt enough). She creates a world that pulls us in completely and genuinely, with characters that can enrage, amuse, and fill us with empathy. It’s a thrilling, lovely novel.”
— Gillian Flynn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Gone Girl

“A roller-coaster of a novel…. How lucky for us readers—McCreight has once again proven herself to be an insightful writer capable of taking us on a hell of a ride.”
— Jodi Picoult, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Leaving Time and The Storyteller

“I recently picked up McCreight’s 2013 debut, and I could not put it down…. It’s no surprise that McCreight’s latest novel, Where They Found Her…is at the top of my to-read list.”
— EW.com (Entertainment Weekly online)

“Suspenseful…. McCreight is quickly rising into a league with the best purveyors of the stuff, from Jodi Picoult to Harlan Coben.”
USA Today

“In the latest psychological suspense tale from the bestselling author of Reconstructing Amelia, a journalist uncovers her community’s darkest secrets after an infant’s body is found in the woods.”
Entertainment Weekly “Must List”

“The way McCreight weaves the tale through three different perspectives will both haunt and shock you.”
Glamour

“While many books have been billed as the next Gone Girl, this mystery thriller definitely will intrigue fans of Gillian Flynn’s bestseller.… Told in multiple views, the reader will have to decide what is truth and what is fiction in this heart-pounding read.”
InStyle Magazine

“McCreight has done an excellent job of weaving a haunting story of expectation and loss.”
Columbus Dispatch

“Even seasoned mystery readers won’t see the twists coming in this fast-paced read filled with unreliable narrators.”
Cleveland Plain Dealer

“McCreight…keep[s] us guessing right to the end...”
Charlotte Observer

HarperLuxe, 9780062370426, 480pp.

Publication Date: April 14, 2015



About the Author

Kimberly McCreight is the New York Times bestselling author of Reconstructing Amelia, which was nominated for the Edgar, Anthony, and Alex Awards; Where They Found Her; and The Outliers young adult trilogy. She attended Vassar College and graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two daughters.