Case Histories
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By Kate Atkinson

mystery | 389 pages | Published in NaN

The first book in Kate Atkinson's Jackson Brodie Mysteries series, called "The best mystery of the decade" by Stephen King, finds private investigator Jackson Brodie following three seemingly unconnected family mysteries in Cambridge. Case one: A little girl goes missing in the night. Case two: A beautiful young office worker falls victim to a maniac's apparently random attack. Case three: A new mother finds herself trapped in a hell of her own making - with a very needy baby and a very demanding husband - until a fit of rage creates a grisly, bloody escape.Thirty years after the first incident, as private investigator Jackson Brodie begins investigating all three cases, startling connections and discoveries emerge . . .

ISBN_13:9780316010702

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There was no escaping the fact that he had fallen in love, and he could think of no other word for it.

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The best way of keeping a secret is to pretend there isn't one.

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Guilt was a rope that pulled you along.

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She had tried to be the person she was before, but she had left that person somewhere down the road, she had mislaid her.

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The past was all around him, pressing in on him, suffocating him.

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The worst thing that could happen had already happened.

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He had always found solace in the smell of books.

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The human mind was capable of anything - because everything is in it, all the past as well as all the future.

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Sometimes a person has to be lost to find out who they really are.

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There were so many versions of the past, so many stories to tell.

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