The following isbns are associated with this title. Only daughter anna snoekstra sisters in crime australia. She had a job, lots of friends, and every reason to live life to the fullest. Sep 20, 2016 buy the paperback book only daughter by anna snoekstra at indigo. This blog is a collaboration of my thoughts about books. Only daughter by anna snoekstra the girl before by rena olsen iq by joe ide. Buy only daughter by anna snoekstra online at alibris. From the author of the acclaimed debut novel only daughter comes a book about how much youd be willing to risk to find out who you really are. The imposter has been caught shoplifting and sees a way out of her arrest by pretending to be a young girl who went missing 11 years ago, and mysteriously it works. Lisa unger, new york times bestselling author of ink and bone. Oct 04, 2016 i wont say much about the plot, but i will say that when anna snoekstra gets it right, she gets it really right in terms of pace, action and tension.
The book received praise from critics upon its publication for its careful storytelling and original plot. Anna is available for events and school visits through booked out speakers agency. In 2003, sixteenyearold rebecca winter disappeared. Only daughter ebook by anna snoekstra 9781460395967. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read only daughter. Snoekstra is the author of her debut novel only daughter, published in 2016, and little secrets, published in 2017. I thought that the premise of only daughter was brilliant and chilling and appealed to me straight away. All in all, only daughter is a clever piece of plotting suitably narrated as a novel. Oct 05, 2016 only daughter by anna snoekstra rating. Im from sydney, australia and i am a nurse and a mother of two. In anna snoekstra s dark and edgy debut, a young woman slips easily into the life of a girl missing eleven years, only to discover the grisly truth behind the disappearance.
After all, missing teens always make for an emotionally tough subject thoughts on books, family, and life in one impressive package. A young homeless woman, about to be arrested for shoplifting food, pretends to be rebecca winter, who went missing 11 years ago from her family home, to escape police custody. I seriously could not wait to find out what happened in this book, that i was literally reading at top speed just to get in an extra page or chapter. Snoekstra alternates between presentday fake bec and 2003 real bec, building up to the day of her disappearance. A young woman steps out of her own troubled life and into the life of a woman who has been missing for the past eleven years. Publishers weekly, an american publishing trade news weekly targeted at publishers, librarians and booksellers, listed the novel as a 2016 buzz book, which also gave it a huge boost. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading only daughter. Australian writer anna snoekstras dark and twisty only daughter is set in canberrathe perfect setting for a troubled teenage protagonist, permeated with a sense of looming danger, says the author in an online interview. Only daughter is the debut psychological thriller by anna snoekstra. Aug 24, 2016 only daughter by anna snoekstra was published by harlequin australia on 22 august 2016. She studied creative writing and cinema at melbourne university, followed by screenwriting at rmit university. Only daughter has since been optioned to become a movie.
Only daughter, anna snoekstra s debut novel set in canberra, is bound for hollywood. This story leaves you feeling vulnerable, if not a bit frightened. She currently lives in melbourne with her husband and tabby cat. The pic project will be produced by eric fellner and tim bevan of. Buy the paperback book only daughter by anna snoekstra at indigo. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Only daughter anna snoekstra 9781848455405 netgalley. Anna returned to america in may this year to attend the chicago book expo and to do advance publicity for only daughter in new york. The rise of only daughter author anna snoekstra the. In this latest novel by snoekstra, little secrets, she transports us to colmstock, australia, a small town not only devastated by economic depression but reeling from the destruction and tragedy caused by an arsonist with no conscience, and a potential predator who seems to be targeting the local children. As her lie escalates and she begins infiltrating rebeccas family and friends, the replacement rebecca settles into her new.
From the author of the acclaimed debut novel only daughter comes a book about how much youd be willing to risk to find out who you. Only daughter 2016, a psychological thriller by anna snoekstra, tells the story of a woman who claims to be a girl who went missing many years ago, and who has now made it back to her family. Snoekstras picture of public and private enterprise personnel at work in 2003 and 2014 is unconvincing. And anyone who values conventional use of tenses in english prose should be prepared to grit their teeth. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the only daughter, you will able to read or download in pdf or epub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of country. Anna snoekstra has a brilliant writing skill, and makes you believe the story you are being told. Only daughter ebook by anna snoekstra rakuten kobo. In this chilling psychological thriller, one womans dark past becomes anothers deadly future in 2003, sixteenyearold rebecca winter disappeared. Only daughter by anna snoekstra is a dark meditation on the secrets we keep about our families and about ourselves. Oct, 2016 only daughter, the debut novel by anna snoekstra, is a psychological thriller following an unnamed woman as she manipulates police into believing that she is the missing rebecca winter in order to evade police charges. Only daughter by anna snoekstra bibliophile book club.
Anna snoekstra s biography, bibliography, list of books, with the current titles, summaries, covers, excerpts, author notes, and availability. Buy a cheap copy of only daughter book by anna snoekstra. Anna snoekstra must have wondered where her life was heading as she wrote her first novel while working nights at the kino cinema in melbourne. Only daughter by anna snoekstra rebecca bec winter was your normal, summerloving, hellraising sixteenyearold girl living in canberra, australia.
Praise for only daughter only daughter by anna snoekstra is a dark meditation on the secrets we keep about our families and about ourselves. Only daughter by anna snoekstra is a dark meditation on the. Anna snoekstra was born in canberra, australia in 1988. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Sep 29, 2016 in this chilling psychological thriller, one womans dark past becomes anothers deadly future in 2003, sixteenyearold rebecca winter disappeared. Truly distinctive and tautly told, only daughter welcomes a thrilling new voice in crime fiction. In this chilling psychological thriller, one womans dark past becomes anothers deadly future in 2003, sixteenyearold. Only daughter is the stunning crime fiction from the new kid on the block, australian debut author anna snoekstra. Only daughter is a chilling thriller, with an intriguing plot, but unfortunately for me i found it to be unbelievable overall. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
Mercy point by anna snoekstra teachers hub harpercollins. She studied creative writing and cinema at the university of melbourne, followed by screenwriting at rmit university. I wasnt convinced that rebeccas family and friends would have been taken in quite so easily, to me she wasnt a credible imposter by any means. Sep 22, 2016 only daughter by anna snoekstra is a dark meditation on the secrets we keep about our families and about ourselves. In this chilling psychological thriller, one womans dark past becomes. Read only daughter by anna snoekstra available from rakuten kobo. Only daughter isbn 9781489210814 pdf epub anna snoekstra. She is sixteen years old, or at least she was when she went missing in 2003. Additional gift options are available when buying one ebook at a time. Only daughters film option with universal pictures was. Now shortlisted for best first fiction for the australian crime writers association ned kelly awards in anna snoekstra s dark and edgy debut, a young woman slips easily into the life of a girl missing eleven years, only to discover the grisly truth behind the disappearance. The main character of only daughter is rebecca winter.979 867 785 1175 91 609 787 598 635 492 62 1498 508 232 158 704 651 627 345 372 97 115 118 37 739 1116 715 922 434 1091