The Nanny


      The Nanny
When her beloved nanny, Hannah, left without a trace in the summer of 1988, seven year old Jocelyn Holt was devastated Haunted by the loss, Jo grew up bitter and distant, and eventually left her parents and Lake Hall, their faded aristocratic home, behind.Thirty years later, Jo returns to the house and is forced to confront her troubled relationship with her mother But when human remains are accidentally uncovered in a lake on the estate, Jo begins to question everything she thought she knew.Then an unexpected visitor knocks on the door and Jo s world is destroyed again Desperate to piece together the gaping holes in her memory, Jo must uncover who her nanny really was, why she left, and if she can trust her own mother In this compulsively readable tale of secrets, lies, and deception, Gilly Macmillan explores the darkest impulses and desires of the human heart Diabolically clever, The Nanny reminds us that sometimes the truth hurts so much you d rather hear the lie. Download The Nanny – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Gilly Macmillan is the New York Times Sunday Times bestselling author of THE NANNY out in 2019 Also WHAT SHE KNEW previously published as BURNT PAPER SKY in some territories , THE PERFECT GIRL, ODD CHILD OUT I KNOW YOU KNOW Gilly is Edgar Award nominated and an ITW award finalist Her books have been translated into over 20 languages.She grew up in Swindon, Wiltshire and also lived in Northern California She studied History of Art at Bristol University and the Courtauld Institute of Art in London.Gilly lives in Bristol, UK with her husband, three children and two dogs and writes full time She s currently working on her sixth novel.

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  • Hardcover
  • 400 pages
  • The Nanny
  • Gilly Macmillan
  • English
  • 26 May 2017
  • 0062875558

10 thoughts on “ The Nanny

  1. says:

    This was one of the least mysterious mysteries I ve ever read Usually Gilly Macmillan really does it for me, oh well maybe her next one

  2. says:

    I ve been reading this on and off from last night I read the bulk of this book until dawn I finished the rest over breakfast and lunch.The book was glued to my hands, I really had a job putting it down.I love a dysfunctional family, and we certai...

  3. says:

    The nanny in this novel is not quite the Mary Poppins figure that usually springs to mind when nannies are mentioned, but adevious, scheming person looking out for number one In 1987, Hannah Burgess worked as a nanny for Lord and Lady Holt, looking after their 7 year old Jocelyn until one morning Jocelyn wakes up to find Hannah gone with no explanation Now 30 years later, Jocelyn or Jo as she now calls herself and her young daughter are forced back to live with her estranged and bitter The nanny in this novel is not quite the Mary Poppins figure that usually springs to mind when nannies are mentioned, but adevious, scheming person looking out for number one In 1987, Hannah Burgess worked as a nanny for Lord and Lady Holt, looking after their 7 year old Jocelyn until one morning Jocelyn wakes up to find Hannah gone ...

  4. says:

    I have never rated a Gilly Macmillan book under 4 stars, and this one is no exception When her beloved nanny Hannah, left without a trace in 1988, seven year old, Jocelyn was devastated.Haunted by loss, she grew up bitter and distant only returning to her family home in desperation after the unexpected death of her husband.She has been estranged from her Mother for thirty years, but she must put her own daughter, Ruby, first, so with nowhere else to go, the pair leave California, for the very I have never rated a Gilly Macmillan book under 4 stars, and this one is no exception When her beloved nanny Hannah, left without a trace in 1988, seven year old, Jocelyn was devastated.Haunted by loss, she grew up bitter and distant only returning to her family home in desperation after the unexpected death of her husband.She has been estranged from her Mother for thirty years, but she must put her own daughter, Ruby, first, so with nowhere else to go, the pair leave California, for the very atmospheric Lake Hall, in England.Jocelyn who now goes by Jo sees a different side of her MOTHER, when Lady Holt Victoria is around her granddaughter, but she is not here to repair that relationship, and cannot quite believe that her MOTHER may have changed.I loved seeing Victoria through both her daughter and granddaughter s eyes And, then a SKULL is discovered in the lake Could it...

  5. says:

    I was expecting sonething from this book but in fact got a very different book to what I had imaginedThe Holts are titled and noble folk and even though it is just Lady Holt now in the big manor house she keeps appearances and customs as they always have been, stiff upper lip, straight backed and aloof and still employs staff I adored her in all her entitled luxury Jo her daughter has arrived after a tragedy and is now also penniless, with her is her daughter, she has lived in Amer I was expecting sonething from this book but in fact got a very different book to what I had imaginedThe Holts are titled and noble folk and even though it is just Lady Holt now in the big manor house she keeps appearances and customs as they always have been, stiff upper lip, straight backed and aloof and still employs staff I adored her in all her entitled luxury Jo her daughter has arrived after a tragedy and is now also penniless, with her is her daughter, she has lived in America for years and is now back as has nowhere to else to go, the tension between mother and daughter and their different take on life is wonderful.but under all this is the secret and the mystery of The Nanny , Jo s Nanny, who disappeared one night, never to be spoke of again, and nor c...

  6. says:

    In 1987, Hannah Burgess worked as a nanny for Lord Lady Holt, looking after their seven year old daughter Jocelyn One morning Jocelyn awakes to find Hannah has left with no reason It s now thirty years later and Jocelyn and her daughter, Ruby have no choice but to move back in with her bitter estranged widowed mother after Jocelyn s husband died Ruby and her grandmother quickly form a relationship I don t want to say muchas I don t want to spoil it for you The book does start ...

  7. says:

    What a surprising, slow burn thriller with unlikable but somehow appreciable characters if you handle a little batshit craziness and sociopathic tendencies, they were all right , gripping reading making you captive and forcing you brainstorming about what s going to happen next and then sucker punching you at unforeseeable second with a great revelation BAM Yes giving ...

  8. says:

    If you enjoy a mystery involving family secrets where nothing is quite as it seems, The Nanny is definitely for you Told in alternating points of view, The Nanny tells the tale of Jocelyn Holt as she is forced to return to her childhood home after the death of her husband Jocelyn must face her estranged mother, while trying to put her and her daughter s life back together If that wasn t hard enough a skull is uncovered on the estate s lake, stirring up memories of Jo s beloved Nanny who dis If you enjoy a mystery involving family secrets where nothing is quite as it seems, The Nanny is definitely for you Told in alternating points of view, The Nanny tells the tale of Jocelyn Holt as she is forced to return to her childhood home after the death of her husband Jocelyn must face her estranged mother, while trying to put her and her daughter s life back together If that wasn t hard enough a skull is uncovered on the estate s lake, stirring up memories of Jo s beloved Nanny who disappeared without a word one night This is a slow burn type mystery where bits are revealed little by little The aristocratic characters were quite scandalous and I found the memories of their past deeds entertaining and often times abhorrent...

  9. says:

    The Nanny is my first read by Gilly Macmillan, and I m not entirely sure why I ve waited this long to read something by this notable author It s getting harder and harder for thriller mystery novels to succeed in this oversaturated market, especially when publishers are asking for new titles each year The Nanny is a novel that is reminiscent of Ruth Ware s gothic noir type of writing, in...

  10. says:

    The Nanny by Gilly MacMillan was a slow burn of a story but absolutely worth sticking with The details are very cleverly revealed through the alternating points of view and times The characters in this book are not particularly likeable and some are just evil and don t we love that Once I got into this book I really did have a hard time putting it down The writing creates a very vivid picture of Lake Hall and the village and you feel as if you are there when reading it An ending that I di The Nanny by Gilly MacMillan was a slow burn of a story but absolutely worth sticking with The details are very cleverly revealed through the alternating points of view and times The characters in this book are not particularly likeable and some are just evil and don t we love that Once I got into this book I really did have a hard time putting it down The writing creates a very vivid picture of Lake Hall and the village and you feel as if you are there when reading it An ending that ...

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