Monday, June 8, 2009

The Year of Fog

Emma Balfour was 6 years old when she vanished while looking for sand dollars on a foggy beach in San Francisco. The year after her disappearance was one of searching, sleepless nights and nightmares for Abby because she is the reason Emma is lost.

Title: The Year of Fog
Author: Michelle Richmond
Genre: Psychological Fiction

Abby is engaged to a charming, funny, generous woman who happens to have an amazing little girl, Emma. It doesn't take Abby long to fall in love with this little girl and when she disappears, Abby's world falls apart. They search for Emma together, her and Jake (Emma's dad) but not a trace of her is found. The police presume that she has drowned but Abby cannot accept this and is determined to find her and bring her home to complete the perfect family she has created with Jake. Months go by and Jake moves on but Abby spends her nights searching for Emma, convinced that Emma is alive and waiting to be rescued. Her searching eventually takes her into the surreal world of surfing and Costa Rica. Is Emma still alive and will Abby get the happy ending she so desperately needs?

Read Alikes: Elizabeth Berg, Jennifer McMahon, Jodi Picoult

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