Leaving Time: A Novel

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Throughout her blockbuster profession, Jodi Picoult has seamlessly blended nuanced people, riveting plots, and prosperous prose, brilliantly creating stories that “not only provoke the thoughts but touch the flawed souls in all of us” (The Boston Globe). Now, in her extremely expected new novel, she has shipped her most impacting do the job yet—a ebook as opposed to just about anything she’s composed just before.
For a lot more than a 10 years, Jenna Metcalf has never ever stopped wondering about her mother, Alice, who mysteriously disappeared in the wake of a tragic accident. Refusing to feel she was deserted, Jenna lookups for her mother routinely on the internet and pores around the web pages of Alice’s old journals. A scientist who researched grief among the elephants, Alice wrote mostly of her exploration among the the animals she cherished, nonetheless Jenna hopes the entries will deliver a clue to her mother’s whereabouts.
Desperate to uncover the real truth, Jenna enlists two not likely allies in her quest: Serenity Jones, a psychic who rose to fame getting lacking individuals, only to later on doubt her items, and Virgil Stanhope, the jaded private detective who’d at first investigated Alice’s case alongside with the odd, possibly linked death of one particular of her colleagues. As the 3 do the job with each other to uncover what took place to Alice, they comprehend that in asking really hard concerns, they’ll have to face even harder answers.
As Jenna’s reminiscences dovetail with the activities in her mother’s journals, the tale races to a mesmerizing complete. A deeply shifting, gripping, and smart webpage-turner, Leaving Time is Jodi Picoult at the peak of her powers.

Praise for Leaving Time
“This shifting tale of a lady browsing for her lacking mother blends suspense, the supernatural and heartbreaking insights into elephants.”Men and women
“A riveting drama.”Us Weekly
“With loads of twists and a astonishing ending, [Leaving Time] explores the grieving course of action and what comes about when we cannot move on.”Woman’s Day
“Best-promoting, reliably entertaining, and imagined-provoking Picoult’s newest multifaceted novel is redolent with elephant lore that explores the animals’ habits when faced with death and grief, and brings together a poignant tale of human reduction with a perplexing crime tale that provides a powerhouse ending.”Booklist
“An entertaining tale about parental really like, friendship, [and] reduction.”The Washington Publish
“A definitely engaging examine . . . ideal for Picoult followers and ebook golf equipment.”Library Journal
“Picoult’s novel explores grief, memory, and motherhood via the not likely lens of elephant habits. . . . The pachyderms are as elaborate as the human beings, earning the journey unforgettable and poignant.”Publishers Weekly

Praise for Jodi Picoult
“Picoult writes with unassuming brilliance.”—Stephen King
“It’s really hard to exaggerate how well Picoult writes.”Financial Moments
“Picoult writes with a wonderful touch, a sharp eye for depth, and a business grasp of the delicacy and complexity of human relationships.”The Boston Globe
“Picoult is a grasp of the craft of storytelling.”—Associated Press