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Title: Before the Fall
Authors: Hawley, Noah
Genre: Fiction
Pages: 390
Year: 2016
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Language: English
Description: Accepting a flight home on a private jet instead of taking the ferry like everyone else, becomes a life-changing decision for artist Scott Burroughs. When the plane crashes into the ocean between Martha's Vineyard and New York, he and JJ, a four-year-old boy, are the only survivors of the 11 people on board. In the ensuing media maelstrom, the euphoria of their miraculous survival is eroded and the official investigation into the crash takes a backseat to increasing media misinformation and hyperbole.

With its intriguing revelation of the passenger and crews' backstories, and its flirtation with the world of art, this is a page-turning mystery and a novel of our time, rife with 'fake news' and the high cost of 24-hour news cycles.

Categories: Fiction, Contemporary, Grief/loss, Mystery, Relationships, Suspense/Thriller, Tragedy/disaster, America, 2019 Titles

Reviews

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By: AUCK 404 2019-03-04 14:48:24
4.5 
A wonderful, thrilling read that everyone enjoyed. Very thought provoking.

By: NELS 075 2019-03-04 14:47:40
3.5 
Good read and enjoyed by all members. A real page turner that had a number of twists and turns. Most thought the ending a bit of a disappointment however!

By: KATIK 002 2019-03-04 14:46:03
4.5 
A great holiday read, it was absorbing and kept you guessing. We liked the way the character Scott spoke his mind. It was intriguing the way it all came together at the end.

By: CHCH 312 2019-01-25 13:24:55
5 
This book had a variety of threads cleverly interwoven that kept you reading and wondering what really happened. The story was well written with interesting characters.

 
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