Everything She Forgot
by Lisa Ballantyne
on Tour September 14 - October 17, 2015
Driving home, Margaret Holloway is rear-ended and trapped in the wreckage of her car. Just as she begins to panic, a stranger pulls her free and disappears. Though she escapes with minor injuries, Margaret feels that something's wrong. Flashbacks to the crash are dredging up lost associations from her childhood. And somehow, Margaret knows that it's got something to do with the man who saved her life. As Margaret uncovers a mystery with chilling implications for her family and her very identity, Everything She Forgot winds through a riveting dual narrative and asks the question: How far would you go to hide the truth-from yourself?
Published by: William Morrow Paperbacks
Publication Date: October 6, 2015
Number of Pages: 432
ISBN: 0062391488 (13: 978-0062391483)
Critical Praise:“Ballantyne’s effortless prose took me across the Atlantic and didn’t let me return until its surprising and satisfying conclusion. A tight story that comes full circle and keeps you reading.” — Bryan Reardon, author of Finding Jake
Author Bio:Lisa Ballantyne was born in Armadale, West Lothian, Scotland and studied English Literature at University of St Andrews. She lived and worked in China for many years and started writing seriously while she was there. Before being published, Lisa was short-listed for the Dundee International Book Prize. Her debut novel, The Guilty One was translated into over 25 languages, long-listed for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and short-listed for an Edgar Allan Poe Award. The Guilty One was also the Autumn 2012 Richard and Judy Book-club Winner. She lives in Glasgow.
Wow! Once I started to read "Everything She Forgot" by author Lisa Ballantyne I could not stop. I had to finish Margaret Holloway's story. Who is the man who pulls her out of her burning car when she is involved in a huge pileup? Will she ever understand what happened to her and what she cannot seem to remember? I found my self so sad and so upset for her. But then I felt glad for her and I hoped she would find the courage she needed to remember everything that she needed to. I give this book a 5/5. I was given this book by Partners in Crime Book Tours and all opinions are my own.