The Nanny

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  • Hardcover
  • 400 pages
  • The Nanny
  • Gilly Macmillan
  • English
  • 04 December 2018
  • 0062875558

About the Author: Gilly Macmillan

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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 by Gilly Macmillan – passionbusiness.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “The Nanny

  1. Carolyn 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 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 widowed mother on the family estate after Jo s husband dies suddenly leaving her in a dire financial position Jocelyn begins to question what happened to her nanny and what role her parents may have played in her disappearance This psychological thriller is a little slow to wi...

  2. sue 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 certainly have one in the story, I loved t...

  3. Mark 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 imaginedT...

  4. Mandy White 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 I didn t see coming also made for a very enjoyable read.Jocelyn had a very privileged childhood at Lake Hall She adored her nanny Hannah, who was certainly no Mary Poppins let me tell you She was devastated when he packed up and disappear one night when she was around 7 years old She never had a good relationship with her mother but 30 years later she is forced back to her childhood home from the USA when her husband dies With her 10 year old ...

  5. Louise Wilson 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 m...

  6. Aoife says:

    3.5 starsI received this book from the publishers author via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.Jocelyn Holt has never been close to her mother, and her fondest memories of her childhood also include her old nanny Hannah, who vanished overnight when she was small When Jocelyn is forced home to live with her aging mother and a skeleton is unearthed in the family lake, Jo begins to question whether somehow her mother was involved in Hannah s disappearance all those years ago.The Nanny is 3.5 starsI received this book from the publishers author via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.Jocelyn Holt has never been close to her mother, and her fondest memories of her childhood also include her old nanny Hannah, who vanished overnight when she was small When Jocelyn is forced home to live with her aging mother and a skeleton is unearthed in the family lake, Jo begins to question whether somehow her mother was involved in Hannah s disappearance all those years ago.The Nanny is a mystery thriller that has so many twi...

  7. Kirsty says:

    I received a free digital copy of this book from the publishers via NetGalley.This is a mystery thriller quite unlike anything I have ever read before It is set in England, in a quiet sleepy village, and follows a family that have recently been reunited One of the main characters named Jo, has moved back in with her mother, bringing her daughter along too, as her husband has recently died Her father has died relatively recently too, so we mainly follow the perspectives of these three generati I received a free digital copy of this book from the publishers via NetGalley.This is a mystery thriller quite unlike anything I have ever read before It is set in England, in a quiet sleepy village, and follows a family that have recently been reunited One of the main characters named Jo, has move...

  8. Liz Barnsley says:

    Really enjoyed this from Gilly Macmillan, a tense and well paced psychological thriller with some interesting characters and unexpected moments I liked the rich are different feel to the narrative and the mystery of what happened to The Nanny is beautifully plotted I love the descriptive nature o...

  9. Shalini says:

    Gilly Macmillan is simply brilliant This was my first book by her, and I was completely entranced by her writing to the point I took my kindle everywhere with me I loved her characters, each one was so different Wickedness flowed in the veins of some, helplessness and blindness in others The emotions she evoked from me rushed through my being, simply twisting by insides in a knot of panic I could see the insidious evil, yet I could do nothing to warn the daughter Jo about nanny Ha...

  10. michelle says:

    After the tragic death of her husband, Jocelyn and her ten year old daughter Ruby returns to England to Lake Hall where her mother Lady Holt lives Jocelyn as a seven year old child was never close to her mother But, to her nanny Hannah But she was left devasted, when Hannah left without a trace, never to be seen again The distance between ...