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Half Broken Things (2005) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Jean is a house sitter at the end of a dreary career. Steph is nine months pregnant and on the run. And Michael is a thief. Through a mixture of deceit, good luck, and misfortune, these three damaged loners have come together at a secluded country home called Walden Manor. Now all three have found what they needed most: a new beginning, a little kindness, a little love. Living off the manor's riches, tending its grounds and gardens, they leave the outside world far behind and build a happiness so long denied them. That is, until the first unexpected visitor arrives...igniting a chain reaction that is at once spellbindng and disastrous.

Original title: Half Broken Things
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryCrime/Caper

Edition #1: Half Broken Things

Half Broken Things (2005)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "A new and exciting talent in British crime writing." P.D. James
  • "A suspense story of such psychological subtlety and complexity it might have been written by Ruth Rendell or Minette Walters...Ravishing..." New York Times Book Review
  • "Half Broken Things slowly creates an atmosphere of absolute terror..." Chicago Tribune
  • "Joss has one of the freshest, keenest mystery-writing voices to come out of the United Kingdom since Ruth Rendell." Washington Post
  • "Psychological suspense of the highest order...brilliantly conceived...This is a must-read." Publishers Weekly
  • "Surrealistic, unsettling...made spookier by Joss' polite, poetic prose." Entertainment Weekly
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Half Broken Things (September 2005)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9780385339407
Dimensions: 9.28 x 6.2 x .94 in
Pages: 303

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