Debut author Hollie Overton was raised by her single mother, and Hollie — an identical twin herself — draws on her unique childhood experiences for her first novel, Baby Doll. Overton’s father was a member of the notorious Overton gang in Austin, Texas, and spent several years in prison for manslaughter. Hollie is a television writer and resides in Los Angeles.
Published by Orbit, Redhook on July 12th 2016
Genres: Fiction, Thrillers, Psychological, Suspense
ARC provided by BEA 2016, Redhook
"What a compulsive read! A brilliant first novel that kept me transfixed and entertained until the very last page." -- Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling author of Die Again
Escape was just the beginning. Held captive for eight years, Lily has grown from a teenager to an adult in a small basement prison. Her daughter Sky has been a captive her whole life. But one day their captor leaves the deadbolt unlocked.This is what happens next... to Lily, to her twin sister, to her mother, to her daughter -- and to her captor.
For fans of Gone Girl and Girl on the Train, BABY DOLL is the most tense thriller you will read this year.
Lily was abducted when she was 16 by a prominent man in the community. He held her for 8 years, raped and abused her and fathered a child with her. One day he forgets to bolt the door and Lily escapes with her daughter. This is the story Lily getting back to her […]