Where I Lost Her

Where I Lost Her

A Novel

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“Spellbinding. I loved everything about Where I Lost Her.”—Mary Kubica, bestselling author of The Good Girl

In her page-turning new novel, T. Greenwood follows one woman's journey through heartbreak and loss to courage and resolve, as she searches for the truth about a missing child.

Eight years ago, Tess and Jake were considered a power couple of the New York publishing world--happy, in love, planning a family. Failed fertility treatments and a heartbreaking attempt at adoption have fractured their marriage and left Tess edgy and adrift. A visit to friends in rural Vermont throws Tess's world into further chaos when she sees a young, half-dressed child in the middle of the road, who then runs into the woods like a frightened deer.

The entire town begins searching for the little girl. But there are no sightings, no other witnesses, no reports of missing children. As local police and Jake point out, Tess's imagination has played her false before. And yet Tess is compelled to keep looking, not only to save the little girl she can't forget but to salvage her broken heart as well.

Blending her trademark lyrical prose with a superbly crafted and suspenseful narrative, Where I Lost Her is a gripping, haunting novel from a remarkable storyteller.

Baker & Taylor
Spotting a lost child who flees into the woods, Tess, a woman whose high-profile marriage was shattered by her inability to have children is disbelieved by local authorities and conducts an obsessive search that becomes tied to her efforts to heal. Original.

Publisher: New York, New York : Kensington Books, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780758290557
Characteristics: 286 pages ; 21 cm


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Sep 25, 2018

A author friend of Heather Turiello and this book made me sad for a woman who wants a baby so badly she'd do anything to get one. Tess and Jake From New York almost do out of country and things go so bad she can't get past it. Now she's at her best friend, Effie's house and goes out to get more wine when a little girl is in the middle of the road and when she hits the alarm button instead of the unlock button the girl runs away into the bushes. Police believe Tess is making it up as no one has reported a missing child. She and her husband are also struggling and he's having an affair so she stays tofind the girl. She uncovers two men are selling drugs and having dog fights at a woman who is one of the men's sister, has a daycare at her house and a 3 year old daughter. They've hidden her and now Tess needs to find her. Tess does and is so elated that maybe she'll finally get a child. This girls' mother was dead from an overdose from the men giving her too much. The little girl had lived on her own for 4 days before they'd put her in a bunker till they could figure out what to do. Hopefully she ended up with the girl, they didn't say. Effie had 2 girls and Tess loved her but was also jealous of what she had. A good book about determination to find the girl.

Jul 04, 2016

I loved the book, it was realistic, touching, but what i really loved is that it was a modern and mature version of my childhood favourite, Nancy Drew.

Apr 10, 2016

Once I got about halfway through, it became compelling and I wanted to see it through to the end. Lots of raw emotion but doesn't quite ring true - seems a bit exaggerated at times. A little bit too contained within the protagonist's head, so viewpoint is biased throughout.


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Jul 04, 2016

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Jul 04, 2016

Tess Waters was making her way back from a convinience store when she spotted something on the road, a 3 year old girl. The girl ended up running away. Tess decided to alert the police. Now the whole community is searching for the girl. Will they find her or was it just a fragment of Tess' imagination?


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