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When Will There Be Good News?by Kate Atkinson
Synopses & Reviews
On a hot summer day, Joanna Mason's family slowly wanders home along a country lane. A moment later, Joanna's life is changed forever...
On a dark night thirty years later, ex-detective Jackson Brodie finds himself on a train that is both crowded and late. Lost in his thoughts, he suddenly hears a shocking sound...
At the end of a long day, 16-year-old Reggie is looking forward to watching a little TV. Then a terrifying noise shatters her peaceful evening. Luckily, Reggie makes it a point to be prepared for an emergency...
These three lives come together in unexpected and deeply thrilling ways in the latest novel from Kate Atkinson, the critically acclaimed author who Harlan Coben calls an absolute must-read.
"Good as it is, this latest Brodie book nearly bursts at the seams. It shows off an imagination so active that When Will There Be Good News? can barely contain it." New York Times
"Thank God, in these hard times, for a cheerful, ghoulish, gory book like this" Washington Post
"[A] psychologically astute thriller...in which understated, deadpan intelligence illuminates characters' inner lives within a convoluted plot." Kirkus Reviews
Three lives come together in unexpected and deeply thrilling ways in the latest novel from Kate Atkinson, the critically acclaimed author whom Harlan Coben calls "an absolute must-read."
About the Author
Kate Atkinson is the author of six novels, Behind the Scenes at the Museum, which won the Whitbread Award for Book of the Year; Human Croquet; Emotionally Weird; Case Histories; One Good Turn; and When Will There Be Good News?; and a collection of short fiction, Not the End of the World. She lives in Edinburgh.
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