Author(s): Sue Miller
Perhaps it's best to live with the possibility that around any corner, at any time, may come the person who reminds you of your own capacity to surprise yourself, to put at risk everything that's dear to you Thirty years ago Jo Becker's bohemian life ended when she found her best friend brutally murdered. Now Jo has everything: work she loves, a devoted husband, three grown daughters and a beautiful home. But when an old friend settles in her small town, the fabric of Jo's life begins to unravel, as she enters a relationship that returns her to the darkest moments of her past, imperilling all that she loves.
A New York Times bestseller While I Was Gone will satisfy and delight fans of Anne Tyler and Julie Myerson. Selected for the Oprah Book Club
'An astonishing mix of the warm, complex and frightening ... the stuff of real life that is rarely conveyed in fiction' Julie Myerson, Mail on Sunday 'A moving story of secrets, lies and murder' The Times 'A beautiful and frightening book ... Many readers will find it difficult to forget' New York Times Book Review 'A dark page-turner' Boyd Tonkin, Independent
Sue Miller is the internationally bestselling author of the books The Good Mother, Family Pictures, For Love, Inventing The Abbots, The World Below, The Story of My Father, Lost in the Forest and The Senator's Wife. She lives in Boston.