Now You See Her

Now You See Her

A Novel

Book - 2011
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New York Times bestselling author Joy Fielding tells an unforgettable story of a newly divorced woman attempting to heal her heartache, only to find herself on a desperate search for her daughter.

Fifty-year-old Marcy Taggart's life is in shambles. Two years ago, her twenty-one-year-old daughter, Devon, perished in a canoeing accident. Her body was never found in the icy waters of Georgian Bay, and as a result Marcy has never fully accepted her death. She continues to see the young woman's face in crowds and has even stopped strangers on the street, certain she has finally discovered her long lost daughter.

Now in Ireland, on what was originally intended to be a celebration of her twenty-fifth wedding anniversary--if, that is, her husband had not left her for another woman--Marcy yet again thinks she sees her daughter, casually strolling past her on the sidewalk. So begins Marcy's desperate search to find Devon, to find herself, and to find the disturbing truth that might, in the end, be her only salvation.

Now You See Her vividly displays Fielding's rare talent for creating the kind of tension, suspense, and compelling heroines readers crave. Riveting from start to finish, it's one fans won't want to miss.
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2011
Edition: 1st Atria Books hardcover ed
ISBN: 9781416585312
Branch Call Number: FIELDING
Characteristics: 357 p. ; 24 cm


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Dec 20, 2018

Was no impressed! It was a little boring and long. I thought it might have had a better ending but noooooo.

Lori_71 Jun 28, 2017

I found this to be a pleasant read. Just the right amount of mystery and surprises. Going to be looking for more from this author.

Oct 29, 2015

I once heard this author speak and I swore I would never read her books again. A real lightweight.

Oct 28, 2015

If you're looking for a really good mystery book, forget about this one. The plot was without special merit, Mary was a boring and repetitive heroine. constantly returning to the belief that her daughter had not died. It was a challenge to finally complete the book. My comment: "What a waste of my time!" Fielding did insert a lot of history of Ireland into the story but didn't add to the essential plot of the book. I could very well rent a book about Ireland, didn't need to find it here.

cgloden Feb 10, 2014

Such a good book!! Lots of twists and turns! Loved it!

Jan 14, 2013

A quick read on a wet day.Must admit I skip read it in parts as I found it a bit uneven.The descriptions of Cork were very good and at times the book was gripping

Feb 29, 2012

Too much past and present going on. She's always thinking and talking to herself and it was very annoying. Could have done a better job with less pages.

Jul 25, 2011

Quite the page-turner. I was done before I knew it. The ending was a little silly but worth the couple hours of reading. I sided with the main character since she thinks like I do (hehe). Get it, it's entertaining.

BPLNextBestAdults Jul 13, 2011

Canadian author Joy Fielding’s latest book is a gripping suspense story set in the Irish city of Cork. Marcy Taggert travels to Ireland alone, seeking solace for a broken heart. Her marriage has ended after the loss of her twenty-one-year old daughter, an apparent suicide. Only her upturned canoe was found floating in Georgian Bay.
Despite her family’s insistence that Devon is dead, Marcy thinks she sees her daughter on a day trip from Dublin to Cork. She returns the next day to launch a desperate search to discover the truth. She meets an assortment of interesting characters, some sinister, but the reader is never sure where this story is taking them.
I haven’t read Joy Fielding’s novels in a long while, and am pleased to find that an engaging heroine and a compelling plot are still her hallmark.

May 01, 2011

Poor writing and unbelievable plot

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