The Night She Disappeared: A Novel by Lisa Jewell - Book Review

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$28.00
ISBN: 9781982137366
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Published: Atria Books - September 7th, 2021

As always, Lisa Jewell fails to disappoint me. The Night She Disappeared was thoroughly enjoyable to read, absorbing your interest with every fleeting chapter. Set in three different timelines and narratives (a classic Jewell-style of storytelling) we follow the disappearance of two young parents, Tallulah and Zach, in the summer of 2017, and the ripple effects this has over their community a year later. Jewell is an expert on delivering real human characters, even ones without a narrative, and I especially loved hearing from Tallulah’s perspective before she disappeared. Best part of the book? Every little piece of the puzzle matches up perfectly near the story’s end, and yet Jewell still finds a way to conclude her newest thriller with a head-spinning shock of a finale. Loved, loved, LOVED! ~ Reviewed by Kirstin Swartz