Friday, February 6, 2015

Giveaway: Unbecoming by Rebecca Scherm

A major debut novel of psychological suspense about a daring art heist, a cat-and-mouse waiting game, and a small-town girl's mesmerizing transformation

On the grubby outskirts of Paris, Grace restores bric-a-brac, mends teapots, re-sets gems. She calls herself Julie, says she’s from California, and slips back to a rented room at night. Regularly, furtively, she checks the hometown paper on the Internet. Home is Garland, Tennessee, and there, two young men have just been paroled. One, she married; the other, she’s in love with. Both were jailed for a crime that Grace herself planned in exacting detail. The heist went bad—but not before she was on a plane to Prague with a stolen canvas rolled in her bag. And so, in Paris, begins a cat-and-mouse waiting game as Grace’s web of deception and lies unravels—and she becomes another young woman entirely.

Unbecoming is an intricately plotted and psychologically nuanced heist novel that turns on suspense and slippery identity. With echoes of Alfred Hitchcock and Patricia Highsmith, Rebecca Scherm’s mesmerizing debut is sure to entrance fans of Gillian Flynn, Marisha Pessl, and Donna Tartt.

Thanks to the publisher I have one copy to give away!

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Colleen Turner said...

I am currently reading The Magician's Lie by Greer Macallister...and it is absolutely wonderful! I have read three phenomenal books in a row - before this one I read Secrets of a Charmed Life by Susan Meissner and Rodin's Lover by Heather Webb - so I am feeling very lucky in the reading department this year so far :). Thanks for the giveaway!

Anita Yancey said...

I am reading Cemetery Girl by David Bell. Thanks for having the giveaway.

holdenj said...

First Frost, by Sarah Addison Allen. It's a continuation from her earlier book, Garden Spells.

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