Where Have You Been?
Susan and Ed Middleton are perfectly content with their lives. Two kids, two cars, a solid brick bungalow in a respectable Northern beaches suburb. They’re good people, model citizens. There’s barely a ripple in the surface of their happy existence. But when Susan’s older sister, who vanished as a teenager, reappears to claim an inheritance, everything is set to change…
Number Of Pages: 252
Published: 1st February 2010
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 15.5 x 23.5
Edition Number: 1
Bookseller and Publisher Magazine
James has cleverly crafted this novel in true thriller style, making the reader second-guess at every opportunity. Where Have You Been? is a novel you’ll not want to put down.
Sara Dowse - Sydney Morning Herald
The narrative’s power and cumulative suspense call to mind Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo.
Katharine England - Adelaide Advertiser
Wendy James’s third novel is structured like a symphony…. Skilful structuring, fine, flexible writing and suspense that comes to a satisfying, if not limitingly cut-and-dried conclusion, make this social-realist novel as hard to put down as any thriller.
Cameron Woodhead - The Age
With Where Have You Been? Wendy James proves herself a master of suburban suspense.