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The perfect mother : a novel

by Molloy, Aimee,

Format: Print Book 2018
Availability: Available at 49 Libraries 54 of 58 copies
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Summary

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF THE SUMMER--SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING SCANDAL'S KERRY WASHINGTON

An addictive psychological thriller about a group of women whose lives become unexpectedly connected when one of their newborns goes missing.

A night out. A few hours of fun. That's all it was meant to be.

They call themselves the May Mothers--a group of new moms whose babies were born in the same month. Twice a week, they get together in Brooklyn's Prospect Park for some much-needed adult time.

When the women go out for drinks at the hip neighborhood bar, they are looking for a fun break from their daily routine. But on this hot Fourth of July night, something goes terrifyingly wrong: one of the babies is taken from his crib. Winnie, a single mom, was reluctant to leave six-week-old Midas with a babysitter, but her fellow May Mothers insisted everything would be fine. Now he is missing. What follows is a heart-pounding race to find Midas, during which secrets are exposed, marriages are tested, and friendships are destroyed.

Thirteen days. An unexpected twist. The Perfect Mother is a "true page turner." --B.A. Paris, author of Behind Closed Doors

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Molloy's fiction debut features the May Mothers, a mommy group made up of Brooklynites who gave birth in the same month. One mother, Winnie, seems to always be on the outskirts of the group. She's quite reserved, so the more gregarious mothers have to push her to join them in a Mom's Night Out at a local bar. She frets momentarily over leaving her three-month-old son, Midas, but aggressive Nell sets her up with a new babysitter, so Winnie decides it will be fine to let her hair down for one night. When Midas is kidnapped the babysitter fell asleep all hell breaks loose, and every mama is under suspicion. As the investigation gets underway, it seems that every member of the group has some pretty big secrets to hide. Why did Nell delete the video-monitor app from Winnie's phone earlier that night? Who is the token male (literally nicknamed Token) in the mommy group? Readers who can't get enough of suburban suspense along the lines of Liane Moriarty and B. A. Paris will want to give this a try.--Vnuk, Rebecca Copyright 2018 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "In this promising first novel from nonfiction bestseller Molloy (However Long the Night), the May Mothers, a parenting group, gather at a Brooklyn bar for an adults-only Fourth of July celebration. The outing's organizers-Nell Mackey, Colette Yates, and Francie Givens-are intent on showing harried single mom Winnie Ross a good time, so they arrange for Nell's nanny, Alma, to watch Winnie's son, Midas, and delete the baby monitor app from Winnie's phone. Drinking commences and Winnie wanders off, leaving her phone and house key with Nell, who misplaces them. Shortly thereafter, Alma calls Nell to report that Midas is missing. When the NYPD fails to find him, the media turns its attention to Winnie and the other May Mothers, prompting Nell, Colette, and Francie to launch their own increasingly reckless investigation. The mystery of Midas's disappearance may be the skeleton on which Molloy's plot hangs, but it's her characters' anxieties that give the story life and substance. Molloy doesn't fully earn her book's big twist, but her clever narrative structure heightens tension and creates uncertainty while spotlighting the solitary struggles of motherhood. Agent: Elisabeth Weed, Weed Literary. (May) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
(c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
Additional Information
Subjects Kidnapping -- Fiction.
Mothers -- Fiction.
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Publisher New York, NY :2018
Edition First edition.
Language English
Description 317 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN 9780062696793
0062696793
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