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The Nanny The Nanny kept me in white knuckled suspense until the very last page Gilly Macmillan s breakout thriller is a dark and twisted version of Downton Abbey gone very, very wrong Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling authorThe New York Times bestselling author of What She Knew conjures a dark and unpredictable tale of family secrets that explores the lengths people will go to hurt one anotherWhen her beloved nanny, Hannah, left without a trace in the summer of , seven year old Jocelyn Holt was devastated Haunted by the loss, Jo grew up bitter and distant, and eventually left her parents and Lake Hall, their faded aristocratic home, behindThirty years later, Jo returns to the house and is forced to confront her troubled relationship with her mother But when human remains are accidentally uncovered in a lake on the estate, Jo begins to question everything she thought she knewThen an unexpected visitor knocks on the door and Jo s world is destroyed again Desperate to piece together the gaping holes in her memory, Jo must uncover who her nanny really was, why she left, and if she can trust her own mother In this compulsively readable tale of secrets, lies, and deception, Gilly Macmillan explores the darkest impulses and desires of the human heart Diabolically clever, The Nanny reminds us that sometimes the truth hurts so much you d rather hear the lie

About the Author: Gilly Macmillan

Gilly Macmillan is the New York Times Sunday Times bestselling author of TO TELL YOU THE TRUTH, THE NANNY, WHAT SHE KNEW previously published as BURNT PAPER SKY in some territories , THE PERFECT GIRL, ODD CHILD OUT I KNOW YOU KNOW Gilly is Edgar Award nominated and an ITW award finalist Her books have been translated into over 20 languages.She grew up in Swindon, Wiltshire and also lived in Northern California She studied History of Art at Bristol University and the Courtauld Institute of Art in London.Gilly lives in Bristol, UK with her family and writes full time She s currently working on her seventh novel.

10 thoughts on “The Nanny

  1. Nilufer Ozmekik Nilufer Ozmekik says:

    What a surprising, slow burn thriller with unlikable but somehow appreciable characters if you handle a little batshit craziness and sociopathic tendencies, they were all right , gripping reading making you captive and forcing you brainstorming about what

  2. Lala BooksandLala Lala BooksandLala says:

    This was one of the least mysterious mysteries I ve ever read Usually Gilly Macmillan really does it for me, oh well maybe her next one

  3. Lindsay - Traveling Sisters Book Reviews Lindsay - Traveling Sisters Book Reviews says:

    4.5 stars I LOVED this book This book had all the elements of a perfect read for me Exquisite, slow burn, creep under your skin writing Old countryside manor house Gothic, tension filled atmosphere Mysterious characters Old family secrets discovered This was right up m

  4. Norma Norma says:

    Slow burn, upsetting, deceptively appealing I fell in love with Gilly Macmillan and her books after reading WHAT SHE KNEW and since have subsequently read or have snatched myself up all of her other books so I have them on hand I have a habit of collecting author s books afte

  5. BernLuvsBooks BernLuvsBooks says:

    If you enjoy a mystery involving family secrets where nothing is quite as it seems, The Nanny is definitely for you Told in alternating points of view, The Nanny tells the tale of Jocelyn Holt as she is forced to return to her childhood home after the death of her husband Jocelyn mu

  6. Sumit RK Sumit RK says:

    Nannies make great characters in fiction because they re outsiders who ve been invited into the heart of a family If the word Nanny reminds you of Mary Poppins, Nanny McPhee or even Fran Drescher you remember , then this book may force you to do a rethink Jo s beloved nanny, Hannah, left w

  7. Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader says:

    Jo was seven years old when her nanny, Hannah, left years ago The loss disconnected her, and as soon as she could, she left her family and those memories at Lake Hall behind.Over thirty years later, Jo is back at Lake Hall where she has to face her mother At the same time, human remains are found

  8. —ReadAlongWithSue— —ReadAlongWithSue— says:

    I ve been reading this on and off from last night I read the bulk of this book until dawn I finished the rest over breakfast and lunch.The book was glued to my hands, I really had a job putting it down.I love a dysfunctional family, and we certainly have one in the story, I loved the rich class higher a

  9. Diane S ☔ Diane S ☔ says:

    2.5 I made the decision at the end of last year to for go many of the psychological thrillers being written I connected to do few of them and they were all blending together in my head So, this is one of the few I have read this year, but found myself having the same problem Different characters telling the st

  10. Jasmine from How Useful It Is Jasmine from How Useful It Is says:

    This book started out well and won my attention when all of the characters are introduced I liked that each of the characters possesses his her own unique personalities I smiled at Detective Andy s humor on wealthy people and felt angry at Jo for her blind loyalty This story was a page turner for me up until the midd

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