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The other daughter [electronic resource] / Lisa Gardner.

By: Gardner, Lisa.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2004ISBN: 9780553900873 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 0553900870 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780553900873 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader); 0553900870 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader).Subject(s): Adopted children -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Fiction | Adoptive parents -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Fiction | Amnesia -- Fiction | Infanticide -- Texas -- Fiction | Child witnesses -- Fiction | Boston (Mass.) -- FictionGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 813/.6 Online resources: Click here to access title or place hold Summary: What you don't know can kill you. In Texas a serial killer is executed, taking to his grave the identity of his only child. In Boston a nine-year-old girl is abandoned in a hospital, then adopted by a wealthy young couple. Twenty years later, Melanie Stokes still considers herself lucky. Until ... Until the terrifying visions begin. Until a has-been reporter starts investigating her past. Until the first note arrives saying, "You get what you deserve." Melanie had lost all memory of her life before the adoption, and now someone wants to give it back. Even if it includes the darkest nightmare the Stokes family ever faced: the murder of their first daughter in Texas. As Melanie pursues every lead, chases every shadow in the search for her real identity, two seemingly unrelated events from twenty years ago will come together in a dangerous explosion of truth. And with her very life at stake, Melanie will fear that the family she loves the most may be the people she should trust the least.
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Originally published by Bantam in 1999.

What you don't know can kill you. In Texas a serial killer is executed, taking to his grave the identity of his only child. In Boston a nine-year-old girl is abandoned in a hospital, then adopted by a wealthy young couple. Twenty years later, Melanie Stokes still considers herself lucky. Until ... Until the terrifying visions begin. Until a has-been reporter starts investigating her past. Until the first note arrives saying, "You get what you deserve." Melanie had lost all memory of her life before the adoption, and now someone wants to give it back. Even if it includes the darkest nightmare the Stokes family ever faced: the murder of their first daughter in Texas. As Melanie pursues every lead, chases every shadow in the search for her real identity, two seemingly unrelated events from twenty years ago will come together in a dangerous explosion of truth. And with her very life at stake, Melanie will fear that the family she loves the most may be the people she should trust the least.

Includes an excerpt from Alone at end.

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