All That Is Mine I Carry With Me: A Novel (Paperback)

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All That Is Mine I Carry With Me: A Novel (Paperback)

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A mother vanished. A father presumed guilty. There is no proof. There are no witnesses. For the children, there is only doubt. From the bestselling author of Defending Jacob. . . .
 
“Gripping . . . a masterly piece of writing.”—The New York Times

“A wonderful, well-written novel that crackles with suspense.”—Stephen King

A BOOKREPORTER BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR


One afternoon in November 1975, ten-year-old Miranda Larkin comes home from school to find her house eerily quiet. Her mother is missing. Nothing else is out of place. There is no sign of struggle. Her mom’s pocketbook remains in the front hall, in its usual spot.
 
So begins a mystery that will span a lifetime. What happened to Jane Larkin?
 
Investigators suspect Jane’s husband. A criminal defense attorney, Dan Larkin would surely be an expert in outfoxing the police.
 
But no evidence is found linking him to a crime, and the case fades from the public’s memory, a simmering, unresolved riddle. Jane’s three children—Alex, Jeff, and Miranda—are left to be raised by the man who may have murdered their mother.
 
Two decades later, the remains of Jane Larkin are found. The investigation is awakened. The children, now grown, are forced to choose sides. With their father or against him? Guilty or innocent? And what happens if they are wrong?
 
A tale about family—family secrets and vengeance, but also family love—All That Is Mine I Carry With Me masterfully grapples with a primal question: When does loyalty reach its limit?
William Landay is the author of three previous novels: Defending Jacob, which won the Strand Critics Award for best novel; The Strangler, listed as a best crime novel of the year by the Los Angeles Times, The Daily Telegraph, and others; and Mission Flats, winner of the Dagger award for best first crime novel. A former assistant district attorney, he lives in Boston.
Product Details ISBN: 9780345531865
ISBN-10: 0345531868
Publisher: Bantam
Publication Date: February 6th, 2024
Pages: 352
Language: English
“Gripping . . . a masterly piece of writing.”The New York Times

“A wonderful, well-written novel that crackles with suspense.”—Stephen King

“It’s the best novel I have read in years.”—Linwood Barclay, New York Times bestselling author

“Landay shapes each character as realistic, flawed and all too human. All That Is Mine I Carry With Me delivers a solid tale.”South Florida Sun-Sentinel

“Thought provoking . . . captivating . . .”The Times Leader

“This gripping, slow-burning, yet tension-packed family drama . . . is a haunting story of family trauma, family secrets and fraying sibling bonds. It highlights the question of whether family loyalty has its limits.”The Patriot Ledger

“An intriguing mystery with several possible solutions. This one’s a page-turner. . . . The story is compelling and satisfying.”—The Portager

“An absolutely compelling read, it perfectly blends of nuanced and affecting writing with being a real page-turner.”—Claire Fuller
 
“Told from different points of views of the various characters, this is a masterclass in how to write a compelling novel. Readers will not be able to put it down.”—Red Carpet Crash
 
“[An] emotionally charged, layered novel . . . While the novel whipsaws back and forth between “did he or didn’t he?” it also presents a sensitive portrayal of perhaps the most complicated kind of family life. . . . More than being just a domestic thriller.”Criminal Element

“Powerful and provocative, All That Is Mine I Carry With Me explores the dynamics of family and the ways in which vengeance can control and destroy the ones we love.”—Louise Penny, #1 New York Times bestselling author of A World of Curiosities

“Unlike any other crime novel I've read.”—Joseph Finder, New York Times bestselling author of House on Fire
 
“Riveting, intense, and breathtakingly compelling.”—Hank Phillippi Ryan, USA Today bestselling author of The House Guest

“An enthralling mystery and a haunting family tragedy, heartbreaking in places, with deeply drawn characters and all the thrills of a classic whodunnit . . . I couldn’t put this down. You won’t be able to either.”—Alex Michaelides, author of The Silent Patient and The Maidens

“Absolutely unputdownable.”Library Journal (starred review)