Take Me Apart by Sara Sligar audiobook

Take Me Apart: A Novel

By Sara Sligar
Read by Thérèse Plummer  and Xe Sands

Macmillan Audio 9780374272616
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A spellbinding novel of psychological suspense that follows a young archivist’s obsession with her subject’s mysterious death as it threatens to destroy her fragile grasp on sanity. When the famed photographer Miranda Brand died mysteriously at the height of her career, it sent shock waves through Callinas, California. Decades later, old wounds are reopened when her son, Theo, hires the ex-journalist Kate Aitken to archive his mother’s work and personal effects. As Kate sorts through the vast maze of material and contends with the vicious rumors and shocking details of Miranda’s private life, she pieces together a portrait of a vibrant artist buckling under the pressures of ambition, motherhood, and marriage. But Kate has secrets of her own, including a growing attraction to the enigmatic Theo, and when she stumbles across Miranda’s diary, her curiosity spirals into a dangerous obsession. A seductive, twisting tale of psychological suspense, Take Me Apart draws listeners into the lives of two darkly magnetic young women pinned down by secrets and lies. in this chilling, thought-provoking take on art, illness, and power. A Macmillan Audio production from MCD

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Summary

Summary

A Kirkus Reviews Best Books of the Year Pick

A BookPage Best Book of 2020 in Mystery & Suspense

People Magazine Best Book of Summer

An Amazon.com Top 10 of This Month's Thrillers

A spellbinding novel of psychological suspense that follows a young archivist’s obsession with her subject’s mysterious death as it threatens to destroy her fragile grasp on sanity.

When the famed photographer Miranda Brand died mysteriously at the height of her career, it sent shock waves through Callinas, California. Decades later, old wounds are reopened when her son, Theo, hires the ex-journalist Kate Aitken to archive his mother’s work and personal effects.

As Kate sorts through the vast maze of material and contends with the vicious rumors and shocking details of Miranda’s private life, she pieces together a portrait of a vibrant artist buckling under the pressures of ambition, motherhood, and marriage. But Kate has secrets of her own, including a growing attraction to the enigmatic Theo, and when she stumbles across Miranda’s diary, her curiosity spirals into a dangerous obsession.

A seductive, twisting tale of psychological suspense, Take Me Apart draws listeners into the lives of two darkly magnetic young women pinned down by secrets and lies. in this chilling, thought-provoking take on art, illness, and power.

A Macmillan Audio production from MCD

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Art! Archives! Big houses! Brooding, handsome millionaires! This book has everything.” CrimeReads
“A juicy thriller.” Entertainment Weekly
“By turns, a West Coast art-world satire, an erotic romance, and a descent into madness [with a] gratifying conclusion.” Wall Street Journal
“A raw, unfiltered twist on gaslighting that challenges how society treats women. It made me sad, angry, and fired up.” Araminta Hall, author of Our Kind of Cruelty
“Perfectly plotted, atmospheric, disturbing…Sligar brings both the northern California coast and the personal history of a brilliant artist to vivid life.” Lydia Kiesling, author of The Golden State

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Author

Author Bio: Sara Sligar

Author Bio: Sara Sligar

Sara Sligar is an author and academic based in Los Angeles, where she teaches English and creative writing as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Southern California. She holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of Pennsylvania and a master’s in History from the University of Cambridge. Her writing has been published in McSweeney’s, Quartz, The Hairpin, and other outlets.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Thrillers
Runtime: 11.47
Audience: Adult
Language: English