The Child by Fiona Barton

The Child

byFiona Barton

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The author of the stunning *New York Times* bestseller *The Widow *returns with a brand-new novel of twisting psychological suspense

As an old house is demolished in a gentrifying section of London, a workman discovers a tiny skeleton, buried for years. For journalist Kate Waters, it’s a story that deserves attention. She cobbles together a piece for her newspaper, but at a loss for answers, she can only pose a question: Who is the Building Site Baby?
     As Kate investigates, she unearths connections to a crime that rocked the city decades earlier: A newborn baby was stolen from the maternity ward in a local hospital and was never found. Her heartbroken parents were left devastated by the loss.
     But there is more to the story, and Kate is drawn—house by house—into the pasts of the people who once lived in this neighborhood that has given up its greatest mystery. And she soon finds herself the keeper of unexpected secrets that erupt in the lives of three women—and torn between what she can and cannot tell…

Title:The ChildFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:June 27, 2017Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Read it! Read before The Widow and honestly liked it better!
Date published: 2017-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So GOOD!! I honestly did not like her first book, I was hesitant to read this one but it was AMAZING! Such a good twist!
Date published: 2017-11-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Wow Killer ending. you wont be able to put it down
Date published: 2017-11-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Kept Me Interested! I wanted to like this book as I liked her other books. It kept me reading so that i could find out how the seemingly random women and their different perspectives fit in. Writing was good but Jude as a character was not the best. Good escape read however.
Date published: 2017-11-03
Rated 3 out of 5 by from ok I thought I would be lost with no idea about what was going on within the story or the characters. Man, I'm happy I was wrong on that account.
Date published: 2017-10-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Read Good book, keeps you hooked.
Date published: 2017-10-27
Rated 2 out of 5 by from no It's not especially well-written and basically serves as millennial bait.
Date published: 2017-10-26
Rated 3 out of 5 by from ok I love the examination of place in this novel. It's visceral and intriguing
Date published: 2017-10-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved It!!! Great read. Very easy to get into and very hard to put down.
Date published: 2017-10-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved this! I could not put it down! Read this book in a few hours :) Wonderful story line, and wonderful but non expectant ending. Nothing bad to say about it!
Date published: 2017-10-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it. I love that this is a mystery centered around women. I felt sympathetic towards all of the characters involved, and I was actually surprised by the conclusion of the mystery, and it made me want to reread the book again to pick up all of the clues that I had somehow missed. A heartbreaking story on many levels, but I enjoyed it.
Date published: 2017-10-20
Rated 3 out of 5 by from ok Such a wonderful addition to any book collection. So beautifully written and inspiring!
Date published: 2017-10-20
Rated 3 out of 5 by from ok was hyped for this book, and was somewhat pleased, but not entirely. Good for a quick read, but will not match your highest expectations.
Date published: 2017-10-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love her journalistic writing style Enjoyed both of her books. I love her journalistic writing style. Can't wait for the next one. Both The Widow and The Child are good reads. The twist are amazing.
Date published: 2017-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it Bought it and it was such a great read.
Date published: 2017-10-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from ok I read quite a bit over the last few days. The plot-twists left me shocked and confused in the best way. It left me thinking hard, pondering every detail of the book. I would definitely recommend.
Date published: 2017-10-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Liked it Kept me riveted to my seat.
Date published: 2017-10-01
Rated 3 out of 5 by from ok Found it somewhat dry at times.
Date published: 2017-10-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Interesting with well developed characters. I really enjoyed the premise of this book. I thought that the way she incorporated the different character's points of view was really well done and added nicely to the readers understanding of the events that unfolded. I thought that a few moments were predictable but the twists were actually really well done. I sort of predicted moments of this but certainly not everything until Fiona wanted the reader to. I really like Fiona's writing and the way the characters are developed.
Date published: 2017-09-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent read! Love Fiona's writing style which keeps you guessing about how the various characters are connected. The Widow and the child are excellent novels which keep you guessing until the end!
Date published: 2017-09-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Suspenseful this book was a great read, truly suspenseful & full of mystery
Date published: 2017-09-27
Rated 2 out of 5 by from too slow for me! :( I was so sad with this read... I found it so slow and I could not get into for the life of me! It sounded so good and I was so pumped to read it however it took to page about 250 to catch my full interest and the book is only 365 pages and its a shame cause the ending was quite good. I just feel like so much more could have been done with this book
Date published: 2017-09-25
Rated 3 out of 5 by from ok Disappointing, boastful, and overrated
Date published: 2017-09-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great book I thought this was a great book. Kept me interested. Some good twists and turns. Definitely did not guess the ending.
Date published: 2017-09-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great story I read this right after reading The Widow and I enjoyed it even more. Fiona Barton is definitely an author I'll be keeping my eye out for in the future. My mom read this book and said the story really struck a cord for her as a mother. I figured out one of the reveals earlier on in the novel, but that didn't affect my enjoyment, in fact it made me more interested in the end because I wanted to see if I was right.
Date published: 2017-09-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not without its Problems This book was a good read though it's not without its problems. I would still recommend though.
Date published: 2017-09-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from right in the middle I enjoyed this story, but not quite as much as I thought I might considering how much I enjoyed The Widow. still worth the read
Date published: 2017-09-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from the ending really well written novel! i enjoyed it
Date published: 2017-09-18
Rated 3 out of 5 by from okay it was pretty good, although there were some problems with it.
Date published: 2017-09-18
Rated 3 out of 5 by from good quite a nice read, I really enjoyed it.
Date published: 2017-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great story I read this right after reading The Widow and I enjoyed it even more. Fiona Barton is definitely an author I'll be keeping my eye out for in the future. My mom read this book and said the story really struck a cord for her as a mother. I figured out one of the reveals earlier on in the novel, but that didn't affect my enjoyment, in fact it made me more interested in the end because I wanted to see if I was right.
Date published: 2017-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Enjoyed every moment reading this novel
Date published: 2017-09-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful What an inspiring book, kudos to the author. Wish there were more books like these. What a sweet little story, I would recommend this to all my friends. I really enjoyed reading this book. I love these types of books, they are so full of life. Wonderfully written, it was a pleasure to read.
Date published: 2017-09-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Read A good read with a quirky ending.
Date published: 2017-09-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Liked it A very good psychological novel. Well done.
Date published: 2017-09-06
Rated 2 out of 5 by from I wanted to love this book ... I had hoped to be drawn into a story that was compelling and kept me reading. Unfortunately, the story was just mediocre. I willed myself to finish it, but was generally disappointed in it :( I found it difficult to identify with any of the characters, although their development was well constructed. I also figured out the ending before I got there. If you just want a quick read with a happy-ish ending, this book will fit the bill.
Date published: 2017-09-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from good One of the best horror books I've come across
Date published: 2017-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Crazy I would have never seen it end that way. Simply brilliant
Date published: 2017-08-28
Rated 2 out of 5 by from eh The ending was way too predictable.
Date published: 2017-08-27
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Grew on me! Didn't know what to really expect when I picked this book up. I got in to it right away then it lost me through the middle of it. However I found it really picked up at the end! I think the ending is what saved this book for me. I found it slow after getting through the first bit but if you hold out long enough the twist was quite enjoyable and worth the read to get to! An enjoyable thriller/murder mystery in London.
Date published: 2017-08-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A surprising twist Took me a while to piece things together, but that's because it was so well written and kept you guessing. Definitely what I like in a book.
Date published: 2017-08-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from good a really good read, though a bit slow at times, but nonetheless, worth it!
Date published: 2017-08-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from . love the ending and how everything tied in together. one of my favorites! definitely recommend.
Date published: 2017-08-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good The multiple perspectives the book is written in really helps you see all sides of the story. I can say I "knew" where they were taking this a little more than half way into it. doesn't mean I was disappointed though!
Date published: 2017-08-16
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Disappointing I wasn't a fan of the Widow but thought I would give this one a try. Very hard to get into and was too slow for my liking.
Date published: 2017-08-15
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Interesting read Interesting read with good content some missing/long hard to read chapters; but all in all, a decent read. #plumreview
Date published: 2017-08-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Goosebumps I was given this ARC by NetGalley in return for an honest review. To add a quick note about the publisher; I requested this book while it was available only for certain markets, I was denied the request, but the publisher was nice enough to inform me that if I requested it again, it would be available for me to read. I truly appreciate their consideration. I cannot lie, this book had me twitching with some anxiety after finishing it. Secrets were uncovered and truths revealed and it wasn’t pretty, but I enjoyed every moment I spent reading this mystery/thriller. This story doesn’t really have one main character, but multiple characters with lives that somehow intertwine, influence and impact one another that require the reader to fully pay attention and thus be more completely immersed in the story. All characters are well developed and fully fleshed out to provide a remarkable reading experience. The plot is straight forward with lots of little twists and turns and intriguing details that will keep the reader interested. The writing was impeccable. It takes the reader by the hand and guides them through the story as it unfolds in the reader’s mind’s eye; crisp and clear. Overall, this isn’t a story for the faint of heart. The Child is a thriller/mystery story that makes its genre proud and would have every reader looking the author’s other works. I would highly recommend it to anyone looking to read a story of great depth and substance.
Date published: 2017-08-13
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Worth Picking Up A quick read, about three days. But it did the trick and scratched my reading itch. This book had a few chapters where literally nothing happened, but it's still one of my fav from this particular author.
Date published: 2017-08-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from didnt finish some of the chapters werent that interesting
Date published: 2017-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING This book was absolutely amazing, I finished it in two days- it definitely is a MUST read and has kept me on the tip of my seat!
Date published: 2017-08-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pretty good My favorite book from this author
Date published: 2017-08-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Heartbreaking & New Beginnings Multiple characters' point of views were a little to follow in the beginning. Once familiar with the characters, it was a mystery of creating and following the timelines to solve.
Date published: 2017-08-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pretty good This book was better than The Widow by this author, but I still found it a bit plodgy and slow moving. I never try to figure out the ending as I am reading. For me it spoils that genuine surprise when the end is revealed. The ending was very satisfying.
Date published: 2017-08-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Child I loved The Widow, and the The Child was just as great. Full of surprises.
Date published: 2017-08-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from mystery with a twist I liked the format of “The Child”; there were quite a few characters in the book, and each chapter is told from one of their perspectives. I thought it was a great way to gradually get to know each of the character’s history and motivations a little better. In the beginning, I was constantly wondering what all the characters had in common...why were they all so invested in the discovery of the baby’s skeleton? They seemed like such a diverse group. Well don’t worry, because eventually it all becomes clear. This book is a touch on the slow moving side, but it has a very intricate plot and well written, concise chapters to make it an enjoyable read. The twist at the end was one I have to say I figured out quite early on, but was a good one nonetheless. Fans of Fiona Barton’s other book “The Widow”, or anything by Mary Kubica or Claire Mackintosh would surely enjoy this one. 4 Stars
Date published: 2017-07-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Child I loved all the surprises and twists. Interesting to the very end.
Date published: 2017-07-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great! This was a really interesting read that kept me on my toes throughout the very end of the book.
Date published: 2017-07-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Enjoyable Good story line, characters a bit lacking but overall worth the read
Date published: 2017-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing I just love her novels, they capture your attention until the last page.
Date published: 2017-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great story Great story - I loved it! SO well worth the read!
Date published: 2017-07-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent! The story came together so well! I should have seen the ending come together, im surprised i missed it! Very well written. Definitely recommend!
Date published: 2017-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Book I liked The Widow, but I love The Child. It was full of surprises and I never saw the ending coming. It took a bit for me to get into, but well worth it. I would highly recommend this book to anyone that loves a great mystery. #indigoemployee
Date published: 2017-07-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Read! Not necessarily a page turner but the story comes together great in the end! Very well written and heartfelt!
Date published: 2017-07-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Don't give up, the end is WORTH IT!! "The Child" by Fiona Barton will be released on June 27, 2017. I had heard of Ms. Barton's phenomenal success with "The Widow" so I was happy to try her next stand alone mystery, "The Child". The two books are not a series but two separate stories that are unrelated to one another. Journalist Kate Waters picks up on a small story about a newborn's bones being found at a construction site in a newly developing part of London and she wants to know more. After learning that the bones are old, Kate goes on a hunt for who would have buried a baby in the backyard of an old crumbling house. She believes the baby's story deserves to be told. When a forty year old crime involving the disappearance of a newborn from a hospital crops up Kate knows there's something to tell here. The parents are still devastated and wonder what happened to baby Alice. Through dogged research and door to door interviews, Kate Waters discovers more buried secrets than just a baby. The trick is to connect all the lies to get at the truth. This was one of those slow burn books for me. When I started it I certainly found Kate's investigative techniques interesting to learn about and it was easy to follow along with her thinking on how to discover what happened to baby Alice. But for at least half of the book, probably almost three quarters of it, I wasn't sure if it would get to a satisfying end. I should have had more faith in the author because by the end not only was I cheering but it was one of those rare, edge of your seat, OH MY GOD moments when everything finally clicks into place. You know those moments, we avid readers crave it like candy or drugs, lol. To come across one of those unique moments in a book seems to make your heart stop and your blood race in the same breath. I found myself leaning forward, begging my eyes to read faster and my brain to process better. I think I may have even squeaked and mumbled a few unintelligible things as the pace quickened. This journey was so totally worth the somewhat sluggish middle of the book. In fact, without the slogging I wouldn't have appreciated the spectacular Ahh Haa moment in the end. Much like you need a little broccoli in your life to make the ice cream taste that much better. Don't miss this book and since "The Child" was a five out of five, I suspect her previous book "the Widow" is in fact a five out of five too. The reviews certainly indicate that. I'm guessing I just discovered a new author for my growing list.
Date published: 2017-07-03
Rated 3 out of 5 by from A mystery solved . . . I began reading "The Child" with much anticipation. The premise is an interesting one. The remains of a baby are found at a demolition site in London. Much investigation occurs into who the baby was. Kate, a newspaper reporter, interacts with both the police and various people who lived in the area in the past. The story takes a few twists and turns and the ending is satisfying. That said, at times I felt the plot plodded along and I couldn't wait for a resolution to the story!
Date published: 2017-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book! Awesome author, awesome story!
Date published: 2017-07-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Awesome thriller! It took me a few chapters to get into THE CHILD. I didn’t quite know where it was going but the characters intrigued me enough to continue. While a little jumpy with changing POVs, some summarizing of in-the-moment scenes that had just been presented but from a different perspective, the plot needed multiple points of view. Each one added relevant information no other character could know. I’m a quick reader, so it was a little frustrating to pause every few pages and check whose head I’d jumped into because it took me out of the story. I’m not sure if I’d classify THE CHILD as a thriller, as it bordered on police procedural (via the primary protagonist Kate, a reporter), but the pace picked up considerably as the novel progressed. Picture one of those cones you toss a quarter into, wide circles at first and then a tight, zooming spiral at the end. So if you like character-driven novels with a strong plot, you’ll probably love THE CHILD.
Date published: 2017-06-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Twisty & Emotional! Intriguing, disturbing, and gritty! This is a character-driven psychological thriller that reminds us that secrets from the past often find their way to the surface no matter how well they are hidden or buried. It is, ultimately, a story about abuse, neglect, manipulation, sexual deviance, deception, heartbreak, lies and familial dynamics. The writing is suspenseful and twisty. The characters are multi-layered, flawed and vulnerable. And the plot, although a little slow in the first half of the novel is much more intense, emotional, mysterious and unpredictable in the second half of the novel and has an exceptional ending that is sure to not only satisfy but completely take you by surprise. This is definitely a good sophomore novel for Barton with a lot of heartfelt drama, character development and multiple subplots that will keep you completely entertained, invested and engaged until the very end.
Date published: 2017-06-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Strong Plot and Complex Characters Everyone's got a story to tell. When a baby's skeleton is found on a building site, reporter Kate Waters becomes fascinated by the case and decides to delve deeper in the hopes of landing a big story for her newspaper. Her investigation leads her to two women – Emma Simmonds and Angela Irving. Decades earlier and shortly after giving birth, Angela's baby Alice disappeared from the maternity hospital. Although Angela still has hope, no trace of her child was ever found. When the bones are unearthed at the building site, she is convinced they are those of her lost daughter's. As a child, Emma and her mother Jude, lived in the house where the dead baby is found. Emma, now an adult and living with her supportive husband, is a book editor who suffers from severe anxiety. She also has many secrets. Over the years she has had a difficult and strained relationship with her mother. At the heart of it all is an intriguing mystery in a slowly developing and engrossing story. Who is the mother of the baby and how did it die? Who buried it? As the women's lives intersect, more is revealed about them while the pace quickens. The Child is well-written with a strong plot, detailed settings, complex characters and unexpected surprises. With it's intriguing premise and low-key suspense which builds to a crescendo, it is definitely a novel I recommend. #plumreview
Date published: 2017-06-27
Rated 2 out of 5 by from I'd Skip It. The Child, by Fiona Barton, is a book that is topping many people’s TBR lists for summer. After Barton’s hit, The Widow, which hit shelves last summer, people were demanding a follow up. I, however, wasn’t a huge fan of The Widow but I figured I would give The Child a chance. Unfortunately, Barton’s sophomore novel didn’t really do much for me either. In this novel, Kate Waters, the journalist from The Widow is back and on the pursuit of a new story when a baby’s skeleton is discovered buried in construction site. Several woman, including Kate who is after the hard hitting story are affected by this finding. Angela, still reeling from the disappearance of her baby girl years earlier, would love answers and closure to what happened to her child. Emma, a woman holding several secrets from her past, is drawn to the case with morbid curiosity. Emma’s mother, Jude, is trying to repair her broken relationship with her daughter, but is finding that difficult. As each of the women’s lives is disrupted a twisted maze of secrets are revealed. So, it sounded okay but this novel moved at a snail’s pace. I am talking slower than slow. Glacier speed. Molasses dripping. You get my drift? The plot seemed so redundant and the characters were flat. I didn’t really feel like any of them had much development. I didn’t find anything particularly suspenseful or thrilling. It felt more like a family drama or contemporary women’s fiction. Now don’t get me wrong, the last twenty pages or so of this novel were absolutely brilliant. I loved how Barton tied everything together and the final plot twist actually had me whispering, “well played!” Was this book worth the read? I don’t really feel like it. I would skip it. 2/5 stars.
Date published: 2017-06-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exciting Thriller Fiona Barton has done it again! Her novel "The Widow," was amazing. I received an advanced copy of this book and I could not put it down. I absolutely enjoyed this book and cannot wait to read more of her novels.
Date published: 2017-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Addictive page turner! Fiona Barton's second novel, The Child, releases on Tuesday, June 27/17. I figure if I give you a heads up today, you too can spend a day on the beach next weekend devouring it - I did! Barton is a former journalist. Her first book, The Widow, (my 5 star review) took inspiration from real life, trials and newspaper stories, as does the lead character in The Child. Kate, a reporter, sees this story " 'Baby's Body Found.' Two small sentences told how an infant's skeleton had been unearthed on a building site..." And she wonders "Who is the baby? How did it die? Who would bury a baby?" What a great premise - I too want to know the answers. Kate is not the only person to see the news story. The Child is told from four alternating points of view - that of Kate and three other women. Each of those three has a reason to hope - or fear - their own ties to the little skeleton. I love multiple point of view books - the reader is privy to the information that each character is holding - or hiding. And we can only hold our breath as (in this case) Kate gets closer and closer to the truth. Now, that being said, I thought I had fit the pieces together about halfway through the book. But, as one character also says..."I don't know what to think anymore. Everything is wrong. I've got everything wrong." I was quite happy to not have guessed! The Child is a character driven novel of suspense. Kate is a wonderful lead. I wonder if there are bits of Barton's own journalistic days woven into her character? The details of the investigation and newsroom ring very true. The other three women are just as well drawn - their connections to the child are quite poignant, shocking and in one case absolutely infuriating. I'm deliberately being obtuse - The Child is a story you need unfold and discover as the pieces are slowly put together. Although I will say this - motherhood is a prominent theme and thread that ties the four stories together. "Disturbing the surface had triggered an eruption of unexpected secrets." The Child was an absolutely addicting pager turner for this reader! Definitely recommended.
Date published: 2017-06-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Addictive page turner! Fiona Barton's second novel, The Child, releases on Tuesday, June 27/17. I figure if I give you a heads up today, you too can spend a day on the beach next weekend devouring it - I did! Barton is a former journalist. Her first book, The Widow, (my 5 star review) took inspiration from real life, trials and newspaper stories, as does the lead character in The Child. Kate, a reporter, sees this story " 'Baby's Body Found.' Two small sentences told how an infant's skeleton had been unearthed on a building site..." And she wonders "Who is the baby? How did it die? Who would bury a baby?" What a great premise - I too want to know the answers. Kate is not the only person to see the news story. The Child is told from four alternating points of view - that of Kate and three other women. Each of those three has a reason to hope - or fear - their own ties to the little skeleton. I love multiple point of view books - the reader is privy to the information that each character is holding - or hiding. And we can only hold our breath as (in this case) Kate gets closer and closer to the truth. Now, that being said, I thought I had fit the pieces together about halfway through the book. But, as one character also says..."I don't know what to think anymore. Everything is wrong. I've got everything wrong." I was quite happy to not have guessed! The Child is a character driven novel of suspense. Kate is a wonderful lead. I wonder if there are bits of Barton's own journalistic days woven into her character? The details of the investigation and newsroom ring very true. The other three women are just as well drawn - their connections to the child are quite poignant, shocking and in one case absolutely infuriating. I'm deliberately being obtuse - The Child is a story you need unfold and discover as the pieces are slowly put together. Although I will say this - motherhood is a prominent theme and thread that ties the four stories together. "Disturbing the surface had triggered an eruption of unexpected secrets." The Child was an absolutely addicting pager turner for this reader! Definitely recommended
Date published: 2017-06-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Unpredictable ending! The Child exceeded my expectations. It was even better than Fiona Barton’s debut novel The Widow. This book moved at a fast pace with good character development. I love a surprising ending and The Child’s ending blew me away – completely unexpected. If you’ve read The Widow, you’ll get to build on journalist Kate Waters story as well are her relationship with various characters including the Detective. The Child also has some flashbacks to The Widow, so I would recommend reading them in order (though not necessary). I would highly recommend this book! It is a page turner that you’ll be unable to put down. You will not be disappointed.
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I loved this!! I read her last book and expect that this one will be just as awesome.
Date published: 2017-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I loved this! I read her book "The Widow" and was a fan right away, I absolutely enjoyed reading this book. Could not put it down.
Date published: 2017-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Extremely Well Done Be prepared to take a step away from life and become immersed in "The Child"!! Very well written and with twists I never saw coming......fabulous ending...and I am now a huge fan of Fiona Barton!! I enjoyed "The Widow" but I loved "The Child"!!
Date published: 2017-05-07