Book Review for EMMA IN THE NIGHT by Wendy Walker

EMMA IN THE NIGHT by Wendy Walker
St. Martin's Press
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My Highly Caffeinated Thought: A dark psychological thriller that pushes the boundaries of what we want to be true and what actually is.

EMMA IN THE NIGHT is a story of two missing girls and what happens when one returns in search of the other. The twists and turns, the lies and manipulations of the truth, and being able to seeing the psychological damage that one person can do to all those around them are all the reasons why I loved this book.


Wendy Walker’s ability to pervert and shine a light on the truth through the various eyes of the characters was so compelling that it made it impossible to put this book down. She was able to give the reader a plausible version of what happened and then carefully chip away at it. Page by page, the reader will begin to question everything while still holding out hope for Emma’s return.

I cannot express to you all how addictive this book was. My emotions are all over the place, put through it all I had Cass. Her voice was the one that I wanted to believe, but found the hardest to trust. What a brilliant book. LOVED IT!

Reviewer Disclaimer: I received an ARC of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

Plot Summary:

From the bestselling author of All Is Not Forgotten comes a thriller about two missing sisters, a twisted family, and what happens when one girl comes back...

One night three years ago, the Tanner sisters disappeared: fifteen-year-old Cass and seventeen-year-old Emma. Three years later, Cass returns, without her sister Emma. Her story is one of kidnapping and betrayal, of a mysterious island where the two were held. But to forensic psychiatrist Dr. Abby Winter, something doesn't add up. Looking deep within this dysfunctional family Dr. Winter uncovers a life where boundaries were violated and a narcissistic parent held sway. And where one sister's return might just be the beginning of the crime.

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About the Author: Wendy Walker is a former commercial litigator and investment banker who now works at home in Connecticut writing and raising her children.  She is the author of the novels Four Wives and Social Lives, and is the editor of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Power Moms, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Mom, and Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Dad. She is currently working on her next book.

Book Details:

Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: St. Martin's Press (August 8, 2017)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1250141435
ISBN-13: 978-1250141439

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