A Nearly Normal Family

A gripping, page-turning thriller with a shocking twist

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A Nearly Normal Family (2019, Macmillan)

hardcover, 480 pages

Published July 11, 2019 by Macmillan.


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4 stars (1 review)

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4 stars

This is a thriller about a murder told from different perspectives and one of the few where this is not just used to conceal information from the readers and plant twists. Rather it shows how clueless parents, especially fathers, can be, regarding the life their teenage daughters lead. It also deals with topics like grooming and sexual abuse without playing them just for shock effects. The voice of Stella, the daughter of the family, comes into play last but is the most powerful and complex. It is a thriller I want to read again because the question who did it is actually not so important anymore. The audiobook is well done and Richard Armitage always at treat to listen to.