Before I let you in / Jenny Blackhurst.
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- ISBN: 9781501168840
- ISBN: 1501168843
- Physical Description: 338 pages ; 21 cm
- Edition: First Emily Bestler Books/Atria paperback edition.
- Publisher: New York : Emily Bestler Books/Atria, 2018.
- Copyright: ©2016
|General Note:||"Originally published in Great Britain in 2016 by Headline Publishing Group"--Title page verso.|
|Summary, etc.:||Karen, Eleanor, and Bea have been best friends since childhood. They know everything about each other's lives, or at least they think they do. Now in their thirties, though their lives are beginning to diverge: Eleanor is a young wife and mother who is struggling to cope with her many responsibilities; Bea is happy being single--or so she lets people think; and Karen is a psychiatrist who, despite the secrets in her past, considers herself the anchor of the group. But when she takes on a new patient with issues she just can't quite put her finger on, she begins to realize she may have put her dearest friends in danger. Because her patient knows more about these three women than anyone outside their circle possible could. Or should...|
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Publishers Weekly Review
Before I Let You In : A Novel
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British author Blackhurst's engrossing second novel (after 2017's How I Lost You) focuses on 30-somethings Karen Browning, Bea Barker, and Eleanor Whitney, who have been close friends since childhood and all live in the same unnamed English town. Eleanor, who's married, juggles the responsibilities of caring for two children. Bea, who's single, likes to talk about her various dates. Karen, a psychiatrist who lives with her boyfriend, is the group's anchor and fiercely protective of her friends. But each woman harbors secrets they can't share for fear these private matters would ruin the friendships. Their bonds are tested when Jessica Hamilton, a new patient of Karen's, seems to know intimate details about each woman and hints that she's having an affair with Eleanor's husband. Soon, odd things start to happen to the three: objects are moved from their houses and they receive damning emails, but the supposed sender denies writing them. Blackhurst enhances this briskly moving tale about the depths and limits of friendship with expert twists and subtle misdirections. (Apr.) Â© Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
Before I Let You In : A Novel
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
In the post-Gone Girl era, unreliable narrators are quickly becoming the new normal. Englishwomen Karen, Eleanor, and Bea have been best friends since primary school. They've maintained a close relationship despite taking different paths. Eleanor has become a wife with a family; Bea is single; and Karen has a boyfriend and a promising career in psychiatry. Nothing can come between them until Jessica Hamilton becomes Karen's patient. After Jessica's arrival, the women's worlds start to unravel. Eleanor begins to misplace everyday items, causing her husband and herself to question her sanity. Bea is being stalked by someone who knows all about her traumatic past. Karen is trapped with truths that no one will believe. Nothing, we quickly learn, is as it seems in this meaty psychological thriller, which was published in the UK in 2016 and, like Blackhurst's How I Lost You (2017), racked up massive e-book sales before appearing in print in the U.S.--McMahon, Fiona Copyright 2018 Booklist