Before You Knew My Name

Before You Knew My Name

Hardback Published on: 15/07/2021
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This is not just another novel about a dead girl. When she arrived in New York on her 18th birthday carrying nothing but $600 cash and a stolen camera, Alice was looking for a fresh start. Now, just one month later, she is the city's latest Jane Doe, an unidentified murder victim. Ruby Jones is also trying to start over; she travelled halfway around the world only to find herself lonelier than ever. Until she finds Alice Lee's body by the Hudson River. From this first, devastating encounter, the two women form an unbreakable bond. Alice is sure that Ruby is the key to solving the mystery of her life - and death. And Ruby - struggling to forget what she saw that morning - finds herself unable to let Alice go. Not until she is given the ending she deserves. Before You Knew My Name doesn't ask whodunnit. Instead, this powerful, hopeful novel asks: Who was she? And what did she leave behind? The answers might surprise you.

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780751581645
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Weight: 580g
  • Dimensions: 236 x 158 x 32 mm

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Before You Knew My Name
Unusual and Gripping Debut
Thank you to the publishers for this debut. It promised to be different, not the usual style of missing girl thriller... Well I completely agree it was, I ... READ MORE
Fiona Sharp
Before You Knew My Name
This book was a delight and a surprise to read! One that I couldn’t wait to finish but at the same time didn’t want to finish as it would mean the end of t... READ MORE
Laura Doe
Before You Knew My Name
an accomplished debut novel.
“It’s like learning to see a while different way. When you adjust the aperture, narrow the opening of the lens, background objects come into focus. Kind of... READ MORE
Marianne Vincent
Before You Knew My Name
A wonderful, feminist book that I'll be pressing in to people's hands all year!
The promotional blurb of this book says that 'this isn't just another book about a dead girl' and that is absolutely correct, it about so much more. I sta... READ MORE
Kate S
Before You Knew My Name
Sensitive and timely
"Before You Knew My Name" is a deeply moving account of two women bound by death in New York City. Jacqueline Bublitz touches on so many issues concerning ... READ MORE
Sarah Faichney