A woman is forced to question her own identity in this riveting and emotionally charged thriller by the blockbuster bestselling author of The Good Girl, Mary Kubica Jessie Sloane is on the path to rebuilding her life after years of caring for her ailing mother. She rents a new apartment and applies for college. But when the college informs her that her social security number has raised a red flag, Jessie discovers a shocking detail that causes her to doubt everything she’s ever known.Finding herself suddenly at the center of a bizarre mystery, Jessie tumbles down a rabbit hole, which is only exacerbated by grief and a relentless lack of sleep. As days pass and the insomnia worsens, it plays with Jessie’s mind. Her judgment is blurred, her thoughts are hampered by fatigue. Jessie begins to see things until she can no longer tell the difference between what’s real and what she’s only imagined.Meanwhile, twenty years earlier and two hundred and fifty miles away, another woman’s split-second decision may hold the key to Jessie’s secret past. Has Jessie’s whole life been a lie or have her delusions gotten the best of her?
Some authors are rather generous with their personal information and background, and others are not. It is a personal decision, and one that American author, Mary Kubica, chooses to keep private.
Mary is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of five novels including........The Good Girl, Pretty Baby, Don't You Cry, Every Last Lie, and When the Lights Go Out. She received several awards for her first novel, The Good Girl.
Mary has been adequately described as......a helluva storyteller........a writer of vice-like control.......and her novels are hypnotic, thrilling and illuminating.
Kubica holds a BA degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She lives in Chicago with her husband and two children. She has begun work on a new novel.