TLC Book Tours – What Remains of Her by Eric Rickstad

Time to kick off this crazy release day with a book tour stop 🙂

Thanks to TLC Book Tours and William Morrow for the free copy in exchange for my honest review.

WHAT REMAINS OF HER – Eric Rickstad (out now!)

What Remains of Her cover

Book Description:

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Silent Girlscomes this chilling, harrowing thriller set in rural Vermont about a recluse who believes the young girl he’s found in the woods is the reincarnation of his missing daughter, returned to help him solve her and his wife’s disappearance.

I won’t say a word. Cross my heart and hope to die…

Jonah Baum, a professor of poetry at a local college in Vermont, sees his ordinary life come tumbling down when his wife and young daughter vanish from their home. No evidence of a kidnapping. No sign of murder. No proof that Rebecca didn’t simply abandon her marriage. Just Sally’s crude and chilling drawings, Jonah’s little lies, and the sheriff’s nagging fears that nothing is what it seems.

For Sally’s best friend, Lucinda, it’s something else. She trusts in Sally not to just disappear, not after they’ve shared so many secrets—especially about the woods and what they saw there. But she’ll never tell. No one would believe her anyway.

As the search for Rebecca and Sally intensifies, and as suspicion falls on Jonah, the disappearances become more relentlessly haunting than anyone can imagine. Because what’s seen in the light of day is not nearly as terrifying as what remains hidden in the dark…


My Thoughts: 4/5 stars!

This was my introduction to Eric Rickstad – I have heard nothing but amazing things about his other books. Needless to say I was excited to get started. WHAT REMAINS OF HER did not disappoint!

What would you do if you woke up one day to find your spouse and child missing? Well, this is the new reality for Jonah Baum. His wife Rebecca and their daughter Sally are gone. What’s even more confusing is that there is no sign of kidnapping, murder, and no hard proof that Rebecca didn’t just up and leave their marriage.

Something isn’t quite right about the situation and they are determined to find them. As the investigation gains momentum, Jonah becomes a person of interest. What do the strange drawings that Sally left behind mean? What secrets is Jonah hiding? What did Sally and her friend, Lucinda, see in the woods that night?

This book really ramps up in suspense and intensity as the chapters go on. Rickstad does a great job sucking the reader in and keep your attention. If I wasn’t at my family reunion, then I would have finished this much sooner!

Eric Rickstad AP Photo by Meridith Levinson

About the Author:

Eric Rickstad is the New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling author of The Silent Girls, Lie in Wait, and Reap, novels heralded as intelligent and profound, dark, disturbing, and heartbreaking. He lives in his home state of Vermont with his wife, daughter, and son.

Find out more about Eric at his website, and follow him on Twitter and Facebook.

Where to Purchase a Copy:

HarperCollins | Amazon | Barnes & Noble




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