The New Neighbor

The New Neighbor

Book - 2015 | First Touchstone hardcover edition
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Stoic and independent, ninety-year-old Margaret Riley rarely leaves the Tennessee mountaintop where she lives, finding comfort in the mystery novels that keep her company-- until she spots a woman who's moved into the long-empty house across the pond. On the run from her old life, Jennifer Young and her four-year-old son, Milo, have moved to a quiet town where no one from her past can find her. Seeing Jennifer as a mystery to be solved, Margaret crosses more and more boundaries in pursuit of the truth, threatening to unravel the new life Jennifer has so painstakingly created-- and reveal some secrets of her own....
Publisher: New York : Touchstone, 2015
Edition: First Touchstone hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781501103513
Branch Call Number: F STEWA-L
Characteristics: 288 pages ; 24 cm


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Mar 12, 2016

I didn't think this book fulfilled the hype. The characters, I thought, were shallow and unbelievable. I couldn't believe a mother would abandon a teenage daughter and run and hide with a much younger son just to escape gossip. She wasn't charged with any crime so why not stay home and make a life for her children? I didn't like either Jennifer or Margaret.

karcoldelharvic5 Mar 10, 2016

Never did get the point in this story. Struggled to finish

dossiere Sep 07, 2015

finally finished this novel, at one or 2 points, ready to give up. A rather strange story, makes me not want to check out her other books.


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Jun 09, 2015

Karina1028 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 10


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