Genre: British Mystery
Release Date: June 27, 2017
Fiona Barton returns with a new mystery. This one's set in London and spans a few decades. The Child involves the discovery of an infant's body in the garden behind an old house that's being removed. Kate, a journalist, wants to turn this discovery into a human-interest story. It's her hopes that a family whose infant disappeared from the hospital four decades earlier may finally have the closure they seek.
There's far more to this story than Kate could ever know as she starts interviewing the families who once lived in this neighborhood. As she continues to uncover the past, startling truths will be revealed.
Essentially, The Child is told by a few different narrators. The switches are seamless, and you shouldn't have a hard time keeping track of the who's who aspect. The key narrators are Kate, who wants to write a story that really tugs at the heart. There's Angela,…