The Bad Daughter

The Bad Daughter

A Novel

Book - 2018
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"What first appears to be a random home invasion reveals a family's dark secrets in this domestic ticking-clock suspense novel from the New York Times bestselling author of See Jane Run. A hostile relationship with her sister and a complicated past with her father's second wife have kept Robin estranged from her family for many years. But when her father's new family is attacked in their house, with her father and his wife in critical condition in the hospital, she returns home determined to put her experience as a therapist to use to help mend fences and care for her young stepsister, who survived the attack relatively unscathed. It looks like a random robbery gone awry, but as Robin spends more time with her family members, she learns they all had their secrets--and one of those secrets may have put them all in horrible danger."--
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Doubleday Canada, ©2018.
ISBN: 9780385690577
Characteristics: 354 pages ;,25 cm.


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What first appears to be a random home invasion and brutal attack reveals a family's dark secrets in this domestic ticking-clock suspense novel from the New York Times bestselling author of See Jane Run.

A voice mail from her estranged sister, Melanie, sends Robin's heart racing and her mind spi... Read More »

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Feb 23, 2020

One of the best books I have read in a long time. I could not put it down. The attitude between the 2 sisters was a little much but that is family drama when you hate each other. Figured out the murder near the end of the book and it was a surprise! A must read!!

Apr 01, 2019

Good read for a subway or train ride. Figured the culprit out a little more than half way...not a bad book.

Jan 16, 2019

Sisters Melanie and Robin travel to Red Buff after learning their father Greg Davis, his wife Tara and daughter Cassidy have been shot...….was this an a home invasion?....this book didn't get me hooked but I wanted to see who the culprit was

Nov 06, 2018

didn't really like any of the characters in this book, and the end was very predictable

Apr 10, 2018

I've read all of Joy Fielding's books and this one was as good as I expect from her. I enjoyed every minute of it and was not too surprised at the ending.

Apr 08, 2018

A good read! This book tell the story of a family resents others, tell lies, cheat, and have issue with the stepmother and there Dad and children with issues. Then a call comes in and the father, stepmother and her daughter have all been shot in what was thought to be a home invasion robbery. The real truth comes when the puzzles pieces fit together. Really enjoyed this book, it was a good change from what I normally read.

Apr 04, 2018

Good read, nothing spectacular. I was surprised by the twist however.

Mar 20, 2018

An easy read, predictable story, but enjoyable nonetheless.

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