Author : Hallie Ephron
Publisher : William Morrow
ISBN : 9780062473646
About You'll Never Know, Dear
FINALIST FOR THE 2018 MARY HIGGINS CLARK AWARD
An addictive novel of psychological suspense from the award-winning author of Night Night, Sleep Tight, about three generations of women haunted by a little girls disappearance, and the porcelain doll that may hold the key to the truth . . .
Seven-year-old Lissie Woodham and her four-year-old sister Janey were playing with their porcelain dolls in the front yard when an adorable puppy scampered by. Eager to pet the pretty dog, Lissie chased after the pup as it ran down the street. When she returned to the yard, Janeys precious doll was gone . . . and so was Janey.
Forty years after Janey went missing, Lisnow a mother with a college-age daughter of her ownstill blames herself for what happened. Every year on the anniversary of her sisters disappearance, their mother, Miss Sorrel, places a classified ad in the local paper with a picture of the toy Janey had with her that daya one-of-a-kind porcelain dolloffering a generous cash reward for its return. For years, theres been no response. But this year, the doll came home.
It is the first clue in a decades-old mystery that is about to turn into something far more sinisterendangering Lis and the lives of her mother and daughter as well. Someone knows the truth about what happened all those years ago, and is desperate to keep it hidden.