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The Perfect Stranger by Megan Miranda

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The Perfect Stranger by Megan Miranda

The Perfect Stranger by Megan Miranda

Leah Stevens is starting over. She reluctantly quits her job with a prominent Boston newspaper, leaving her love of journalism behind, to become a teacher in rural Western Pennsylvania. She didn’t plan on ending up in bear country but when she bumps into Emmy again, her roommate for a brief period after college, she follows along; both young women looking for a new start. Leah isn’t exactly enjoying her new life, but she enjoys being with Emmy again. A few months after the move a young woman, who looks disturbingly like Leah, is found near death at the side of a lake close to their rental home and Emmy goes missing. As Leah’s digs into her friend’s past she doesn’t find many answers, just more and more questions. Who is Emmy Gray? 

I really enjoyed the author’s first adult thriller, All the Missing Girls, so I was really looking forward to reading this one. Since the author’s last book was written backwards I knew this was going to be a tough act to follow. It’s a good thriller, but I can’t help but compare it to her first book and find it slightly lacking. 

A good summertime read that makes you question how well you know your friends. (Hint: make sure all your friends have at least one utility or mortgage/lease in their name. It’s a good place to start towards thinking they are who they claim!) Enjoyable on audiobook. 

By | 2017-07-17T20:15:42+00:00 May 10th, 2017|SCLSNJ Recommended Reads|
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