I read and enjoyed the author's previous novel, The Widow, which was almost a purely psychological study in the setting of a mystery. The Child is more plot centered, with an intriguing twist at the end. The action however was a bit slow for a suspense novel and it did not have the fiercely character-driven aspect of The Widow.
I enjoyed it however, and can recommend both books, both as stand-alone novels.
She had already looked at the messages on her phone, but she hoped that in the ten minutes since she'd last glanced at them, there'd have been some reaction to the baby story.
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Thanks to the publisher for a review copy of this book.