The Girl Next Door

The Girl Next Door A Novel

First Scribner hardcover edition

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Synopsis

"Mystery novel about friendship, love, and aging. Synopsis: In the wanting months of the second World War, a group of children discover an earthen tunnel in their neighborhood. Throughout the summer of 1944--until one father forbids it--the subterranean space becomes their "secret garden," where the friends play games and tell stories. Six decades later, beneath a house on the same land, construction workers uncover a tin box containing two skeletal hands, one male and one female. As the discovery makes national news, the friends come together once again, to recall their days in the tunnel for the detective investigating the case. Is the truth buried among these aging friends and memories? This impromptu reunion causes long-simmering feelings to bubble to the surface. Mild-mannered Alan, stuck in a passionless marriage, begins flirting with Daphne, a glamorous widow who was once his teenage sweetheart. Michael, lonely after the death of

Book information

ISBN: 9781476784328
Publisher: Scribner
Imprint: Scribner
Pub date:
Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition
DEWEY: 823.914
DEWEY edition: 23
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 454g
Height: 236mm
Width: 163mm
Spine width: 28mm