The Nanny

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  • Hardcover
  • 400 pages
  • The Nanny
  • Gilly Macmillan
  • English
  • 21 August 2018
  • 0062875558

About the Author: Gilly Macmillan

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The Nanny When her beloved nanny, Hannah, left without a trace in the summer of 1988, seven year old Jocelyn Holt was devastated Haunted by the loss, Jo grew up bitter and distant, and eventually left her parents and Lake Hall, their faded aristocratic home, behind.Thirty years later, Jo returns to the house and is forced to confront her troubled relationship with her mother But when human remains are accidentally uncovered in a lake on the estate, Jo begins to question everything she thought she knew.Then an unexpected visitor knocks on the door and Jo s world is destroyed again Desperate to piece together the gaping holes in her memory, Jo must uncover who her nanny really was, why she left, and if she can trust her own mother In this compulsively readable tale of secrets, lies, and deception, Gilly Macmillan explores the darkest impulses and desires of the human heart Diabolically clever, The Nanny reminds us that sometimes the truth hurts so much you d rather hear the lie. Best Download eBook The Nanny By Gilly Macmillan – lovelylingeriecompany.co.uk

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14 thoughts on “The Nanny

  1. Lala BooksandLala says:

    This was one of the least mysterious mysteries I ve ever read Usually Gilly Macmillan really does it for me, oh well maybe her next one

  2. sue says:

    I ve been reading this on and off from last night I read the bulk of this book until dawn I finished the rest over breakfast and lunch.The book was glued to my hands, I really had a job putting it down.I love a dysfunctional family, and we certainly have one in the story, I love...

  3. Carolyn says:

    The nanny in this novel is not quite the Mary Poppins figure that usually springs to mind when nannies are mentioned, but adevious, scheming person looking out for number one In 1987, Hannah Burgess worked as a nanny for Lord and Lady Holt, looking after their 7 year old Jocelyn until one morning Jocelyn wakes up to find Hannah gone with no explanation Now 30 years later, Jocelyn or Jo as she now calls herself and her young daughter are forced back to live with her estranged and bitter The nanny in this novel is not quite the Mary Poppins figure that usually springs to mind when nannies are mentioned, but adevious, scheming person looking out for number one In 1987, Hannah Burgess worked as a nanny for Lord and Lady Holt, looking after their 7 year old Jocelyn until one morning Jocelyn wakes up to find Hannah gone with no explanation Now 30 years later, Jocelyn or Jo as she now calls herself and her young daughter are forced back to live with her estranged and bitter widowed mother on the family estate after Jo s husband dies suddenly leaving her in a dire financial position Jocelyn begins to question what happened to her nanny and what role her parents may have played in her disappearance This psychological thriller is a little slow to wind up, ...

  4. Jayme says:

    I have never rated a Gilly Macmillan book under 4 stars, and this one is no exception When her beloved nanny Hannah, left without a trace in 1988, seven year old, Jocelyn was devastated.Haunted by loss, she grew up bitter and distant only returning to her family home in desperation after the unexpected death of her husband.She has been estranged from her Mother for thirty years, but she must put her own daughter, Ruby, first, so with nowhere else to go, the pair leave California, for the very I have never rated a Gilly Macmillan book under 4 stars, and this one is no exception When her beloved nanny Hannah, left without a trace in 1988, seven year old, Jocelyn was devastated.Haunted by loss, she grew up bitter and distant only returning to her family home in desperation after the unexpected death of her husband.She has been estranged from her Mother for thirty years, but she must put her own daughter, Ruby, first, so with nowhere else to go, the pair leave California, for the very atmospheric Lake Hall, in England.Jocelyn who now goes by Jo sees a different side of her MOTHER, when Lady Holt Victo...

  5. Mark says:

    I was expecting sonething from this book but in fact got a very different book to what I had imaginedThe Holts are titled and noble folk and even though it is just Lady Holt now in the big manor house she keeps appearances and customs as they always have been, stiff upper lip, straight backed and aloof and still employs staff I adored her in all her entitled luxury Jo her daughter has arrived after a tragedy and is now also penniless, with her is her daughter, she has lived in Amer I was expecting sonething from this book but in fact got a very different book to what I had imaginedThe Holts are titled and noble folk and even though it is just Lady Holt now in the big manor house she keeps appearances and customs as they always have been, stiff upper lip, straight backed and aloof and still employs staff I adored her in all her entitled luxury Jo her daughter has arrived after a tragedy and is now also penniless, with her is her daughter, she has lived in America for years and is now back as has nowhere to else to go, the tension between mother and daughter and their different take on life is wonderful.but under all this is the secret and the mystery of The Nanny , Jo s Nanny, who disappeared one night, never to be spoke of again, and nor could she be,afterall she is dead as Lady Holt knowsimagine then her surprise when she turns up at their home.The story continues...

  6. Louise Wilson says:

    In 1987, Hannah Burgess worked as a nanny for Lord Lady Holt, looking after their seven year old daughter Jocelyn One morning Jocelyn awakes to find Hannah has left with no reason It s now thirty years later and Jocelyn and her daughter, Ruby have no choice but to move back in with her bitter estranged widowed mother after Jocelyn s husband died Ruby and her grandmother quickly form a relationship I don t want to say muchas I don t want to spoil it for you The book does start as In 1987, Hannah Burgess worked as a nanny for Lord Lady Holt, looking after their seven year old daughter Jocelyn One morning Jocelyn awakes to find Hannah has left with no reason It s now thirty years later and Jocelyn and her daughter, Ruby have no choice but to move back in with her bitter estranged widowed mother after Jocelyn s husband died Ruby ...

  7. Dennis says:

    The Nanny is my first read by Gilly Macmillan, and I m not entirely sure why I ve waited this long to read something by this notable author It s getting harder and harder for thriller mystery novels to succeed in this oversaturated market, especially when publishers are asking for new titles each year The Nanny is a novel that is reminiscent of Ruth Ware s gothic noir type of writing, infused with the character study of Liane Moriarty The Nanny takes place during two different time peri The Nanny is my first read by Gilly Macmillan, and I m not entirely sure why I ve waited this long to read something by this notable author It s getting harder and harder for thriller mystery novels to succeed in this oversaturated market, especially when publishers are asking for new titles each year The Nanny is a novel that is reminiscent of Ruth Ware s gothic noir type of writing, infused with the character study of Liane Moriarty The Nanny takes place during two different time periods current day and in the late 1970s early 1980s In the current day, Jocelyn Holt moves into her c...

  8. Mandy White says:

    The Nanny by Gilly MacMillan was a slow burn of a story but absolutely worth sticking with The details are very cleverly revealed through the alternating points of view and times The characters in this book are not particularly likeable and some are just evil and don t we love that Once I got into this book I really did have a hard time putting it down The writing creates a very vivid picture of Lake Hall and the village and you feel as if you are there when reading it An ending that I di The Nanny by Gilly MacMillan was a slow burn of a story but absolutely worth sticking with The details are very cleverly revealed through the alternating points of view and times The characters in this book are not particularly likeable and some are just evil and don t we love that Once I got into this book I really did have a hard time putting it down The writing creates a very vivid picture of Lake Hall and the village and you feel as if you are there when reading it An ending that I didn t see coming also made for a very enjoyable read.Jocelyn had a very privileged childhood at Lake Hall She adored her nanny Hannah, who was certainly no Mary Poppins let me tell you She was devastated when he packed up and disappear one night when she was around 7 years old She never had a good relationship with her mother but 30 years later she is forced back to her childhood home from the USA when he...

  9. Kristy says:

    After the death of her husband, Jocelyn Jo must return home with her ten year old daughter, Ruby His death has left her in financial trouble, and she has no choice but to head back to Lake Hall, the aristocratic home she shared with her parents when growing up It s a far cry from California where she lived with Chris and Ruby, escaping a stifling childhood with her mother Jo s happiest childhood memories involve her nanny, Hannah, but Hannah disappeared suddenly one summer when Jo was seven After the death of her husband, Jocelyn Jo must return home with her ten year old daughter, Ruby His death has left her in financial trouble, and she has no choice but to head back to Lake Hall, the aristocratic home she shared with her parents when growing up It s a far cry from California where she lived with Chris and Ruby, escaping a stifling childhood with her mother Jo s happiest childhood memories involve her nanny, Hannah, but Hannah disappeared suddenly one summer when Jo was seven Her mother blamed Jo, and the two never repaired their relationship Back now, thirty years later, Jo must deal with her mother and their fractured relationship And when she and Ruby find a skull in the lake behind the house, she begins to wonder exactly what happened to Hannah Jo isn t sure of anything any, or who she can trust, even her own memoriesI ll never be able to change this place, but if we stay here long enough, I m afraid it will change my daught...

  10. Mandi1082 says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Jocelyn loved her nanny Hannah but one day at 7 years old Nanny Hannah leaves and Jocelyn mother tells her she left because whe was a bad girl 30 years later after Jocelyn is left a widow she moves back with her mom and a skull is found on the little island by her mother s house Who does the skull belong too Then Nanny Hannah is back too and with her help of taking care of Jocelyn s little girl Ruby things dont seem all that okay I found it took me a little to get into this read After readi Jocelyn loved her nanny Hannah but one day at 7 years old Nanny Hannah leaves and Jocelyn mother tells her she left because whe was a bad girl 30 years later after Jocelyn is left a widow she moves back with her mom and a skull is found on the little island by her mother s house Who does the skull belong too Then Nanny Hannah is back too and with her help of taking care of Jocelyn s little girl Ruby things dont seem all that okay I found it took me a little to get into this read After reading for a bit I found the pacing to get better and I was really getting into the story I found a few things that irked me like the fact that Ruby kept telling her mom that Hannah was not a nice person and she wouldn t believe her Also how quickly she was to move Hannah into her mother s home There was some ...

  11. ✨Brithanie Faith✨ says:

    4 5 stars ARC provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Thirty years after her departure from Lake Hall, Jocelyn Jo Holt returns to her childhood home and is forced to confront the troubled relationship she has with her mother When human remains are accidentally uncovered in a lake on the estate secrets from the past are slowly brought to light as Jo uncovers the truth of the unsettling events that lead up to the disappearance of her beloved nanny, Hannah I was not pre 4 5 stars ARC provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Thirty years after her departure from Lake Hall, Jocelyn Jo Holt returns to her childhood home and is forced to confront the troubled relationship she has with her mother When human remains are accidentally uncovered in a lake on the estate secrets from the past are slowly brought to light as Jo uncovers the truth of the unsettling events that l...

  12. Stina says:

    While I was expecting something from this book, THE NANNY delivered something very different from what I had imagined It was compelling It was masterful It was just brilliant Just WOW The story begins in 1987 with 7 year old Jocelyn waking one morning to find her nanny has disappeared overnight She is devastated and distraught, for little Jocelyn adored her Nanny Hannah, and couldn t understand what she had done to make her leave so suddenly Hannah Burgess had worked for the Holts at Lak While I was expecting something from this book, THE NANNY delivered something very different from what I had imagined It was compelling It was masterful It was just brilliant Just WOW The story begins in 1987 with 7 year old Jocelyn waking one morning to find her nanny has disappeared overnight She is devastated and distraught, for little Jocelyn adored her Nanny Hannah, and couldn t understand what she had done to make her leave so suddenly Hannah Burgess had worked for the Holts at Lake House for seven years, having taken up the position when Lady Virginia was still pregnant Suffice to say, Hannah was like a mother to Jocelyn as her own mother grewdistant over the years It was always Hannah the child wanted, not her mother And as a result, Jocelyn grew up...

  13. Laura Rash says:

    I liked the idea of this one but it went off the rails a bit and was a tad predictable from the get go

  14. Aoife says:

    3.5 starsI received this book from the publishers author via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.Jocelyn Holt has never been close to her mother, and her fondest memories of her childhood also include her old nanny Hannah, who vanished overnight when she was small When Jocelyn is forced home to live with her aging mother and a skeleton is unearthed in the family lake, Jo begins to question whether somehow her mother was involved in Hannah s disappearance all those years ago.The Nanny is 3.5 starsI received this book from the publishers author via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.Jocelyn Holt has never been close to her mother, and her fondest memories of her childhood also include her old nanny Hannah, who vanished overnight when she was small When Jocelyn is forced home to live with her aging mother and a skeleton is unearthed in the family lake, Jo begins to question whether somehow her mother was involved in Hannah s disappearance all those years ago.The Nanny is a mystery thriller that has so many twists and turns and what ifs, it left me reeling at points but desperately eager to continue on to the next chapter and the next and the next I flipped opinions about characters from the start to the finish, and I really liked how Gilly Mamillan was able to present them as one kind of person and transform them into another within a few chapters I started the book firmly on Jocelyn s side, and really disliking the grandmother in the story ...