Friday, September 23, 2016

The Vanishing Year by Kate Moretti & GIVEAWAY

Atria Paperback | ISBN: 9781501118432 | On sale: September 27, 2016 | 304 pages | $16.00
eBook: Atria | ISBN: 9781501118449 | On sale: September 27, 2016 | 304 pages | $11.99

Zoe Whittaker is living a charmed life. She is the beautiful young wife to handsome, charming Wall Street tycoon Henry Whittaker. She is a member of Manhattan’s social elite. She is on the board of one of the city’s most prestigious philanthropic organizations. She has a perfect Tribeca penthouse in the city and a gorgeous lake house in the country. The finest wine, themost up-to-date fashion, and the most luxurious vacations are all at her fingertips.

What no one knows is that five years ago, Zoe’s life was in danger. Back then, Zoe wasn’t Zoe at all. Now her secrets are coming back to haunt her.

As the past and present collide, Zoe must decide who she can trust before she—whoever she is—vanishes completely.

My Thoughts…

If you are looking for an emotional roller coast this is the book for you.    I started this book loving how Zoe was able to take a rough start to life and turn into a successful and happy life.     As I continued reading I was shocked at all the secrets she was having to hide to be able to live this life.     Everyone has secrets but most are not as shocking as Zoe’s.    From the beginning I knew those secrets would have a major effect on her life.     Being on the edge of my seat, turning page after page, having to keep reading just to know what was going to happen.

Now onto her relationship with her husband.     Oh Henry Whittaker, I wanted to like you for taking Zoe into your world and letting her live the life that most women dream of.   The parties, the dresses, the jewelry, and the homes are all stuff made in dreams.    Yet, there was never any show of true love.   He was controlling, violent, and just scary.      Yet, I never saw where this relationship was going.   I had ideas and I was so wrong.   

There is also the search for Zoe’s biological mother and what she finds from her search that brings so much to the story.  Her relationship with Lydia and Cash were my favorites.     There is nothing in this book that I did not love.       Kate Moretti has quickly earned her spot as a go-to author for me.    

I definitely recommend picking up your copy ASAP.

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"Moretti creates a shocking mystery that will keep readers turning the pages... Great pacing and true surprises make this an exciting read. Fans of twisted thrillers featuring complex female characters will devour Moretti's latest."
Kirkus Reviews

"Fans of S. J. Watson, Lisa Unger, and Sophie Hannah will enjoy this fast-paced psychological suspense novel."

“THE VANISHING YEAR is a stunner. A perfectly compulsive read that's impossible to put down.”
—Mary Kubica, New York Times bestselling author of Don’t You Cry

“A chilling, powerful tale of nerve-shattering suspense.”
—Heather Gudenkauf, New York Times bestselling author of Missing Pieces

“The tantalizing plot twists layered atop the juxtaposition of the protagonist's troubled past and the opulence of her current life are not only intriguing, they'll keep you reading THE VANISHING YEAR far into the night.”
—Lesley Kagen, New York Times bestselling author of Whistling in the Dark and The Resurrection of Tess Blessing

“Expertly told with secrets, twists and whip-smart prose, Kate Moretti shows in her third book that she deserves her New York Times best seller status. THE VANISHING YEAR will live in your mind long after you put the book down.”
—Ann Garvin, author of The Dog Year

“In this gut-grabbing novel Moretti creates a glittery world of dreams and nightmares. Moves and counter-moves. Clear your schedule and brew a pot of coffee. You're going to be up all night with this one.”
—T.E. Woods, author of The Justice Series

“Kate Moretti's THE VANISHING YEAR is a Rebecca for the modern age—a novel filled with doubts and deception, secrets and history. Society wife Zoe Whitaker must confront the age-old question of whether forgetting our past dooms us to endless repetition– and more heartache and danger than one woman can bear.”
—Jenny Milchman, author of As Night Falls

"Engaging, intriguing, heart-pounding… the twists had me gasping, the details had me transfixed. I cared about Zoe right away, which along with everything else, made it impossible for me to stop reading this book."
—Amy Sue Nathan, author of The Glass Wives

THE VANISHING YEAR is the perfect mix of pulse-pounding action and exquisite prose. The complex, unpredictable plot and Kate's layered, multidimensional characters kept me hooked until the very last satisfying page. This book is sure to be one of this year's most talked about thrillers!”
—Nicole Baart, author of The Beautiful Daughters


Kate Moretti is the New York Times bestselling author of Thought I Knew YouBinds That Tie, and While You Were Gone. She lives in eastern Pennsylvania with her husband and two kids. Find out more at, or follow her  on Twitter (@KateMoretti1) or Facebook (KateMorettiWriter). Credit to Pooja Dhar at PR Photograph for Kate’s picture.

Twitter: @KateMoretti1
Instagram: @katemoretti1


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1 comment:

  1. this sounds really fantastic, thanks for introducing me to this author!