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Paperback 384 Pages / Published: 29/12/2016
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A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER AND RICHARD & JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK Read the novel that kept Tess Gerritsen transfixed and entertained until the very last page You've been held captive in one room. You've been mentally and physically abused every day since you were sixteen years old. Then, one night, you realise your captor has left the door to your cell unlocked. For the first time in eight years you're free. This is what happens next. Praise for Baby Doll `What a compulsive read! A brilliant first novel that kept me transfixed and entertained until the very last page.'- Tess Gerritsen 'An incredibly powerful debut' - Sunday Mirror `Compelling psychological thriller.' - Daily Express `With a narrative that can only be described as 'nuclear', the story of newly freed Lily and her daughter Sky moves at breakneck speed ... It's a really good read.' - Stylist `Compelling first novel ... Overton throws in enough twists, turns, and surprises to keep the reader wondering what on earth can happen next.' - Publishers Weekly `If Overton's debut is anything to go by, she'll soon be up there with the best of them!' - Peterborough Evening Telegraph `Riveting from the first line.' - Woman's Own `Gritty, captivating thriller.' - Love Reading `A gripping page-turner that will make you think about what it means to be free.' - Glamour South Africa `Riveting and difficult to put down.' - News Gazette `You'll feel the sudden urge to check the locks on your front door.' - The Line Up `A fast paced and intense story that once I started I found I could not put down... the sheer heartbreak and horror of this story will keep you hooked...' - Feminisia Libros Reviews

Publisher: Cornerstone
ISBN: 9781784753467
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 266 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 24 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER AND RICHARD & JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK Read the novel that kept Tess Gerritsen transfixed and entertained until the very last page. You've been hold captive in one room. You've been mentally and physically abused every day since you were sixteen years old. Then, one night, you realise your captor has left the door to your cell unlocked. For the first time in eight years you're free. This is what happens next." * from the publisher's description *
"What a compulsive read! A brilliant first novel that kept me transfixed and entertained until the very last page." -- Tess Gerritsen
"an incredibly powerful debut" * Sunday Mirror *
"Compelling psychological thriller" * Daily Express *
"With a narrative that can only be described as 'nuclear', the story of newly freed Lily and her daughter Sky moves at breakneck speed ... It's a really good read." * Stylist *
"If Overton's debut is anything to go by, she'll soon be up there with the best of them!" * Peterborough Evening Telegraph *
"Riveting from the first line." * Woman's Own *
"Gritty, captivating thriller." * Love Reading *
"It's a refreshingly brisk and efficient read." * Irish Independent *
"a gripping page-turner that will make you think about what it means to be free." * Glamour South Africa *

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“Interesting cncept but a bit shallow”

This is an interesting concept as the novel begins as the main character escapes from her eight years in captivity so I was looking forward to reading something different.

It was a much lighter read than I expected,... More

Hardback edition
4th July 2016
Helpful? Upvote 49

“An engrossing and unusual thriller that takes a holistic view of victimhood”

I received this copy from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review
This book grabs your attention from the first paragraph. It starts by concentrating on an absence of action, on a deadbolt not... More

Hardback edition
30th June 2016
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“Entertaining and enjoyable but could be better”

Having read a number of scathing reviews of this book, I have to admit that I was a little worried - I really dislike having to give someone’s hard work a poor rating but, fear not, it was quite good although as many... More

Hardback edition
31st July 2016
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