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Perfect Match by Jodi Picoult
  

Perfect Match

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This American author takes gritty, social issues as the themes of her hard-hitting tales and keeps you turning the pages in astonishment through twists, misunderstandings and injustices. Here we have a mother’s fury and pain spilling out of control with truly alarming consequences. It couldn’t happen in the same way in the UK but as a piece of emotional drama it’s terrific. She was one of the Richard and Judy Book Club picks and has an impressive backlist, all of which I also highly recommend.

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Synopsis

Perfect Match by Jodi Picoult

Assistant DA Nina Frost prosecutes child molesters, and in the course of her everyday work she endures the frustration of seeing too many criminals slip through the system and walk free. So when she realises that her son Nathaniel has been sexually abused - and is so traumatised that he has stopped speaking - she takes justice into her own hands.

Nina Frost may have killed the man who hurt her son, but has she destroyed her family in the process? And whatever happened to innocent until proven guilty?

Reviews

At the heart of Perfect Match lies the true emotions of motherhood, with all the contradictions and intensity * Washington Post * A powerful and emotional novel * Closer * Picoult's characters are so compelling that the reader hopes this won't be the last time we meet * USA Today * A gut-wrenching tale of mother love . . . contains enough blind alleys and red herrings to keep even the most astute readers on their toes. * Glamour *


About the Author

Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult was our Guest Editor in January 2014 - click here - to see the books that inspired her writing.

Jodi Picoult is the author of twenty-one internationally bestselling novels, including My Sister's Keeper, House Rules and The Storyteller, and has also co-written two YA books with her daughter Samantha van Leer, Between the Lines and Off the Page. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and three children.

Author Photograph © Deborah Feingold

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Book Info

Publication date

10th August 2006

Author

Jodi Picoult

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Publisher

Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Format

Paperback (b Format)
416 pages

Categories

Family Drama
Thriller / Suspense
Literary Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781444754582

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