The Nanny by Gilly Macmillan

The Nanny

Gilly Macmillan

400 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

fiction mystery thriller dark mysterious slow-paced

Description

The New York Times bestselling author of What She Knew conjures a dark and unpredictable tale of family secrets that explores the lengths people will go to hurt one another.When her beloved nanny, Hannah, left without a trace in the summer of 1988...

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Community Reviews Summary of 2,282 reviews

Moods

mysterious 87%
dark 80%
tense 65%
emotional 19%
sad 11%
challenging 10%
adventurous 5%
reflective 5%
hopeful 1%

Pace

medium 57%
slow 26%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 46% | Plot: 33% | Character: 19%

Strong character development?

Yes: 43% | No: 29% | It's complicated: 22% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

No: 57% | It's complicated: 31% | Yes: 9% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 82% | Yes: 12% | N/A: 3% | It's complicated: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 8% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.5

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