On the night of 22 December 1980, a plane crashes on the Franco-Swiss border and is engulfed in flames. Out of 169 passengers, 168 are killed instantly. The miraculous sole survivor is a newborn baby.
But the identity of the child is unknown, and two families - one rich and affluent, and the other poor - step forward to claim her. So begins a private investigation that wil go on for the next 18 years....
The novel opens on the eve of the girl's 18th birthday. For years now Credule Grand-Duc has been trying to uncover the truth about the child's identity - is she Emilie or Lyse-Rose? And now it seems he has discovered a terrible secret. He plans to take his own life but not before he places his account of the investigation in the girl's hands. However someone else gets to him first....
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Original Thriller but Ending Twist Guessable
I like this thriller. The French setting. The imperfect nature of each character. The multiple leads. But I guessed the ending very early on.
A very good book enticing till the last page.
Keeps you to read on .