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y separately published work icon Only Daughter single work   novel   thriller  
Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Only Daughter
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'She'd been enjoying her teenage summer break: working at a fast-food restaurant, crushing on an older boy and shoplifting with her best friend. Mysteriously ominous things began to happen—blood in the bed, periods of blackouts, a feeling of being watched—though Bec remained oblivious of what was to come.

'Eleven years later she is replaced.

'A young woman, desperate after being arrested, claims to be the decade-missing Bec.

'Soon the imposter is living Bec's life. Sleeping in her bed. Hugging her mother and father. Learning her best friends' names. Playing with her twin brothers.

'But Bec's welcoming family and enthusiastic friends are not quite as they seem. As the imposter dodges the detective investigating her case, she begins to delve into the life of the real Bec Winter—and soon realizes that whoever took Bec is still at large, and that she is in imminent danger.' (Source: Goodreads website)

Notes

  • In September 2016, information was released about a film adaptation by Working Title, with a possible script by Erin Cressida-Wilson. The script was still said to be in progress in September 2018. (See https://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/books/the-new-thirst-for-australian-crime-reads-20180821-p4zyt0.html

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

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      Australia,
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      :
      Mira Books ,
      2016 .
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      Extent: 288p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 22 August 2016
      ISBN: 077831944X, 9780778319443, 9781489210449 (pbk), 9781474057554 (ebook), 9781474055482 (ebook), 9781848455405
    • Waterville, Maine,
      c
      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      Thorndike Press ,
      2017 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 365p.p.
      Edition info: 1st American ed.
      Description: Large print
      ISBN: 9781410497819, 141049781X
    • Don Mills, Ontario,
      c
      Canada,
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Harlequin ,
      2017 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 296p.p.
      ISBN: 9780778360995, 0778360997
Alternative title: Hendes sidste sommer
Language: Danish
    • Stockholm,
      c
      Sweden,
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      Scandinavia, Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      HarperCollins Nordic ,
      2016 .
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      Extent: 272p.p.
      ISBN: 9788771910803, 8771910808

Other Formats

  • Also sound recording.

Works about this Work

Faking It, Literally Amanda Ellis , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 30 August 2016; (p. 1, 8)
Only Daughter, Anna Snoekstra's Debut Novel Set in Canberra, Is Bound for Hollywood Sally Pryor , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 19 August 2016;

'It all started with the sound of glass breaking in the dead of night.'

'Someone had smashed Anna Snoekstra's car windows outside her Melbourne home, and she couldn't get back to sleep. Paranoid thoughts began crowding her mind; it didn't help that she'd been thinking a lot about film noir, imposter stories and the creeping fear of the unknown. On this night, as a way of calming herself down, she started mapping out a story in her head, on involving a missing girl, and a woman who returns, years later, claiming to be her. ...'

Only Daughter Anna Snoekstra Maryanne Vagg , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , October 2016; (p. 40)

— Review of Only Daughter Anna Snoekstra , 2016 single work novel
Sleepy Goodwood, Changed Forever Shelley Orchard , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 22 October 2016; (p. 36)

— Review of Goodwood Holly Throsby , 2016 single work novel ; Only Daughter Anna Snoekstra , 2016 single work novel
Cleaning Up Jan McGuinness , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 10 September 2016;
'Working night shift at a Melbourne cinema, Anna Snoekstra dared to dream. Now, her debut novel has caught the attention of Hollywood.'
Sleepy Goodwood, Changed Forever Shelley Orchard , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 22 October 2016; (p. 36)

— Review of Goodwood Holly Throsby , 2016 single work novel ; Only Daughter Anna Snoekstra , 2016 single work novel
Only Daughter Anna Snoekstra Maryanne Vagg , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , October 2016; (p. 40)

— Review of Only Daughter Anna Snoekstra , 2016 single work novel
Only Daughter, Anna Snoekstra's Debut Novel Set in Canberra, Is Bound for Hollywood Sally Pryor , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 19 August 2016;

'It all started with the sound of glass breaking in the dead of night.'

'Someone had smashed Anna Snoekstra's car windows outside her Melbourne home, and she couldn't get back to sleep. Paranoid thoughts began crowding her mind; it didn't help that she'd been thinking a lot about film noir, imposter stories and the creeping fear of the unknown. On this night, as a way of calming herself down, she started mapping out a story in her head, on involving a missing girl, and a woman who returns, years later, claiming to be her. ...'

Faking It, Literally Amanda Ellis , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 30 August 2016; (p. 1, 8)
Cleaning Up Jan McGuinness , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 10 September 2016;
'Working night shift at a Melbourne cinema, Anna Snoekstra dared to dream. Now, her debut novel has caught the attention of Hollywood.'
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