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*Read E-pub × A Girl Named Anna ì A compulsive suspense debut for fans of Megan Miranda, Wendy Walker and Kimberly Belle, about two teens one sheltered by her strict and reclusive mamma, one living in the shadow of the missing sister who was snatched from a theme park as a toddler and their search for the truth about their families and each otherIf your whole life is a lie, who can you trust Raised in a quiet rural community, Anna has always been taught that her Mamma s rules are the only path to follow But, on her eighteenth birthday, she defies her Mamma for the first time in her life, and goes to Astroland She s never been allowed to visit Florida s biggest theme park, so why, when she arrives, does everything about it seem so familiar And is there a connection to the mysterious letter she receives that same day a letter addressing her by a different name Rosie has grown up in the shadow of the missing sister she barely remembers, her family fractured by years of searching without leads Now, on the fifteenth anniversary of her sister s disappearance, the media circus resumes as the funds dedicated to the search dry up, and Rosie vows to uncover the truth herself But can she find the answer before it tears her family apart Winner of the Daily Mail First Novel Competition, A Girl Named Anna is a psychologically riveting read that introduces Lizzy Barber as an outstanding new voice in suspense fiction I thought this book was really good It s split into two narrators Anna and her sister Rosie Anna who was called Emily was snatched from Astroland as a toddler and now living with the woman who took her I won t reveal much but I really did like both Anna and Rosie You could tell how completely different their lives were It was different than what I expected There was a lot about God, cults and the church which I haven t read in a thriller yet The book kept me entertained and I was really I thought this book was really good It s split into two narrators Anna and her sister Rosie Anna who was called Emily was snatched from Astroland as a toddler and now living with the woman who took her I won t reveal much but I really did like both Anna and Rosie You could tell how completely different their lives were It was different than what I expected There was a lot about God, cults and the church which I haven t read in a thriller yet The book kept me entertained and I was really interested to find out what happened I did like the ending and I m glad the bad characters got their comeuppance It was so good and I definitely recommend this book This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here 2.5 stars rounded to 3 This review will be kept brief, as my issues were mainly subjective and I have no interest in swaying a reader from purchasing this book My hopes were high going into A Girl Named Anna, and this may partially be due to its being marketed as a thriller involving a sinister cult The cult is indeed sinister, but it doesn t play a major role in the novel until around the 90% mark The pacing is very slow, which isn t a problem, but this may be due to the fact that this is a 2.5 stars rounded to 3 This review will be kept brief, as my issues were mainly subjective and I have no interest in swaying a reader from purchasing this book My hopes were high going into A Girl Named Anna, and this may partially be due to its being marketed as a thriller involving a sinister cult The cult is indeed sinister, but it doesn t play a major role in the novel until around the 90% mark The pacing is very slow, which isn t a problem, but this may be due to the fact that this is a mystery, and perhaps would fall better under the genre of dark women s fiction I feel it necessary to mention one reason I had to go with a lower rating, and this was due to a major content warning that was unexpected If you are sensitive to view spoiler the graphic abuse of infants small children hide spoiler , then you may want to give this one a hard pass as well Otherwise, please take my review with a grain of salt and sample one of the many glowing reviews here as a counterbalance to this oneMany thanks to the publisher for providing my review copy via NetGalley. An intriguing thriller about two teenage girls, separated by an ocean, leading vastly different lives Anna is an 18 year old growing up in Florida, being raised by her deeply religious single mother, whereas Rosie is in London, living with her parents and younger brother, but this existence is overshadowed by the disappearance of her older sister Emily at a theme park in Florida 15 years before Both young women are searching for the truth, what happened that day 15 years ago Who is behind Emi An intriguing thriller about two teenage girls, separated by an ocean, leading vastly different lives Anna is an 18 year old growing up in Florida, being raised by her deeply religious single mother, whereas Rosie is in London, living with her parents and younger brother, but this existence is overshadowed by the disappearance of her older sister Emily at a theme park in Florida 15 years before Both young women are searching for the truth, what happened that day 15 years ago Who is behind Emily s disappearance Who is the mysterious Father Paul The story slowly unfolds to reveal it s secrets, and the answer, though not a great surprise, still leads us to a satisfying conclusion.3.5 stars rounded up to 4.My thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for an ARC in exchange for an honest review Anna has always followed the rules laid out by her Mamma however, when she turns eighteen, she travels to Astroland, a big theme park She s immediately struck by how familiar the park seems, and she receives a letter addressed to different name.Rosie s sister has been missing for years, and her family is torn apart emotionally by the search and lack of answers It s fifteen years since her sister went missing, and the anniversary is approaching Rosie is determined to find her sister herself Anna has always followed the rules laid out by her Mamma however, when she turns eighteen, she travels to Astroland, a big theme park She s immediately struck by how familiar the park seems, and she receives a letter addressed to different name.Rosie s sister has been missing for years, and her family is torn apart emotionally by the search and lack of answers It s fifteen years since her sister went missing, and the anniversary is approaching Rosie is determined to find her sister herself.A Girl Named Anna is written with the emotion you d expect in a missing child story It was evenpowerful to hear the story in two voices Even though initially the plot may seem obvious, the details and how it s unveiled slowly add to the suspense of the narrative.Overall, this is a quick, compulsive, compassionate read I love an emotional story, and this one was not lacking It was also unsettling, tense, and engrossing.I received a complimentary copy All opinions are my own.Many of my reviews can also be found on my blog www.jennifertarheelreader.com