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Where Have You Been?
Where Have You Been? is a gripping domestic thriller that takes the form of a classic impostor novel, with a 21st century twist.
Susan and Ed Middleton are perfectly content with their lives. Two kids, two cars, a solid brick bungalow in the suburbs. There’s barely a ripple in the surface of their happy existence.
But when Susan’s older sister, who vanished as a teenager, reappears to claim an inheritance, everything is set to change… Karen – now known as Carly – has had a tough time during the past twenty years: drugs, prostitution, prison.
As Carly insinuates herself further and further into the Middleton’s lives, suspicions are aroused – is she really Susan’s sister, returned from the dead? If she isn’t Karen, who is she?
Praise for Where Have You Been?:
James has cleverly crafted this novel in true thriller style, making the reader second-guess at every opportunity. Where Have You Been? is a novel you’ll not want to put down.BOOKSELLER + PUBLISHER MAGAZINE
Identity is an important theme in Australian writing, and it is this that constitutes the real worth of Where Have You Been.GOOD READING