"Kaylie Jones's remarkable novel...quivers with stress from the outlet page...[A] gorgeous, finely plotted novel, which highlights colourful San Miguel and the complexities of relations, loyalty and honesty. The Anger Meridian
is right away a suspenseful secret and a superlatively gripping tale of self-discovery."
, Starred review
"Jones...has written a compulsively readable novel a couple of girl who manages to return into her personal. With enticing characters, a compelling tale, and a seductive feel of position, it is a literary treat."
"Jones creates a seething portrait of a narcissistic mom during this tale of an grownup daughter's try to reconcile the looks of her filthy rich and winning kinfolk with the tough truth of a existence equipped on a chain of lies....Jones retains the motion churning...but might be the novel's maximum feat is Bibi, an all-too-real poisonous monster of a mother."
"A fast paced tale of a girl who merely stops mendacity to others as soon as she stops mendacity to herself."
"The plot twists during this newest from Jones are intriguing....For readers searching for a light-weight novel for the beach...this booklet is the prescription."
"The Anger Meridian opens with excessive drama...The novel...maintains a stunning feel of position and personality. there's a mental intensity to the tale, in particular with reference to a willing concentrate on mom and daughter relationships. Underlying it is a compelling secret and a feeling of hysteria that might retain readers relocating quick throughout the story."
--KQED, "Beach Reads for Rebels: five possible choices to the common summer season Thriller"
"There's extra to the tale at each point the following, notwithstanding, and that's the brilliance of Kaylie Jones's writing....This interesting novel bases its secret now not rather a lot on unfolding occasions, even supposing those are good paced, yet in its place on how anyone can reside a lifestyles parallel to the reality, in accordance with an ever-shifting set of lies and misrepresentations. there is actual risk is remaking the reality to prevent clash, and that's by no means extra obvious than during this good crafted book."
--Reviewing the Evidence
"Must-read....Intriguing characters, complicated twists, and a distinct web page turner."
--Chicago Now, best five Books of 2015
Merryn Huntley is rudely woke up to the numerous undesirable judgements she has made in her lifestyles while she is instructed via Dallas law enforcement officials that her prosperous husband Beau has been killed in a motor vehicle coincidence, besides an area waitress. Merryn's first intuition is to escape with a purpose to safeguard her nine-year-old daughter, and the one position that feels secure sufficient is her mother's attractive, remoted domestic in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.
Merryn's mom, the redoubtable Bibi, constantly stated to her as a baby, When you inform a lie, ensure you preserve it as on the subject of the reality as attainable, since it may be more straightforward to remember. paradoxically, from the instant Merryn arrives, she is pressured into twisting the truth--about how a lot she knew of her husband and his shady company affairs; approximately her personal mystery enthusiasts; and most significantly, that she is starting to doubt the only one that has continuously been the best impact in her lifestyles: her mother.
The scenario worsens while FBI brokers appear and start to invite Merryn questions on her husband's company, which in basic terms intensifies her have to proceed mendacity. whereas Merryn's excellent lifestyles starts to disintegrate round her, she needs to come to a decision even if she will face the main painful truth of all--that she has been mendacity to herself her complete life.