The Day I Died

Kobo ebook | June 11, 2009

byPolly Courtney

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Can you walk away from your own life? Dark, disturbing and utterly enthralling women’s fiction from a stunning UK talent. It's 4am, London and a young woman comes to amidst sirens and screams – the result of a bomb that has left utter carnage in its wake. Wearing the remains of a tattered black dress and wrapped in a filthy blanket, she is utterly unaware of where – and more importantly – who she is. Disorientated by overwhelming feelings of shame and guilt, the woman picks up an abandoned wallet from the gutter and, following her instincts, flees the scene. Escaping on a bus into a remote country village, she adopts the name 'Jo' in place of the identity that still eludes her. Jo quickly builds herself a new life in the country, finding a job and settling into a new community. But fragmented pieces of her past keep encroaching on her present – from the realisation that she is an alcoholic, to a chance meeting with a man that triggers flashbacks – and Jo is forced to solve the mystery of her own identity. But as she pieces together her past – and in doing so uncovers some shocking secrets about her old life – can Jo face the truth of who she is really is?

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Can you walk away from your own life? Dark, disturbing and utterly enthralling women’s fiction from a stunning UK talent. It's 4am, London and a young woman comes to amidst sirens and screams – the result of a bomb that has left utter carnage in its wake. Wearing the remains of a tattered black dress and wrapped in a filthy blanket, sh...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:June 11, 2009Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0007331665

ISBN - 13:9780007331666

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Rated 1 out of 5 by from Snore Had to stop around 40% in. Felt no empathy for the lead character, found her instantly unlikeable, lying cheating.. found that I didn't even care why.
Date published: 2015-03-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The Day I Died Not the usual genre of book that interests me, but very well written. I am pleased I took the plunge and read it.
Date published: 2015-01-29