Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Can't-Wait Wednesday: The Night Olivia Fell

Can't-Wait Wednesday is hosted by Tressa at Wishful Endings and helps us spotlight upcoming releases we're eagerly anticipating!

The Night Olivia Fell
Christina McDonald
Expected publication date: January 2019
In the vein of Big Little Lies and Reconstructing Amelia comes an emotionally charged domestic suspense novel about a mother unraveling the truth behind how her daughter became brain dead. And pregnant.

A search for the truth. A lifetime of lies.

In the small hours of the morning, Abi Knight is startled awake by the phone call no mother ever wants to get: her teenage daughter Olivia has fallen off a bridge. Not only is Olivia brain dead, she’s pregnant and must remain on life support to keep her baby alive. And then Abi sees the angry bruises circling Olivia’s wrists.

When the police unexpectedly rule Olivia’s fall an accident, Abi decides to find out what really happened that night. Heartbroken and grieving, she unravels the threads of her daughter’s life. Was Olivia’s fall an accident? Or something far more sinister?

Christina McDonald weaves a suspenseful and heartwrenching tale of hidden relationships, devastating lies, and the power of a mother’s love. With flashbacks of Olivia’s own resolve to uncover family secrets, this taut and emotional novel asks: how well do you know your children? And how well do they know you? - from Goodreads
I just have so many questions - what happened to Olivia that night?  Who's the father?  What else was Olivia hiding?


  1. WHEW! I have waiting for this for ages, and I want to cry at how much longer there is to go!

  2. God this sounds heartbreaking and intriguing to find out what happened to her daughter. Uggh a must get. Great pick!


  3. This sounds like such an emotional and intense read. I can't even imagine being in that mother's shoes. I hope I never am! I want to read this one as well. I hope you have a great week!

  4. Oh, I LOVE this choice, Angela! I have read and reviewed this one, and it is one of my favorite thrillers of the year. So good, so emotional, amazing characters. I hope you love it too!

  5. Oh how heartbreaking. This totally sounds like a tense, emotional read. I'm already rooting for that mom! Great pick!

  6. Oooh!! I can't wait to see what you think of this one!

  7. Oooh! This sounds like an interesting book! Great pick!

    Here’s my WoW!

    Ronyell @ Rabbit Ears Book Blog

  8. I am so intrigued by this one! I am definitely going to add it to my TBR. It sounds like it is going to be quite an emotional ride.

  9. Oh wow, by the time I finished the synopsis, I had a similar list of questions to yours. I hadn't heard of this book before but will definitely be adding it to my TBR.


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