50 Book Pledge Featured Read: The Nanny

Welcome to a new week, Savvy Readers! We’ve got a new thrilling 50 Book Pledge Featured Read for you! From the New York Times bestselling author of What She Knew, comes a suspenseful page-tuner, The Nanny. Gilly Macmillan creates an unpredictable twist of family secrets that show the lengths of just how far people will go to hurt one another.  You won’t want to put this one down!

In the summer of 1988, Hannah, seven-year-old Jocelyn Holt’s nanny disappeared without a trace. Jocelyn was devastated by losing Hannah and became to grow bitter and distant as time went on. Once she got older, Jocelyn left her parents and her home.


Set the scene thirty years later, Jocelyn is forced to come back to her parent’s house and confront her mother about their troubled relationship. During her return, human remains are suddenly discovered. Jocelyn then starts to wonder and question everything she thought she once knew.


Suddenly, an unexpected visitor shows up to Jocelyn’s home and her life begins to downward spiral. She becomes frantic and determined to piece together the gaps in her childhood memory and starts to uncover the truth of the nanny… and that’s where I’m going to stop, Savvy Readers!

Building on the incredible work she’s done with The Perfect Girl, Odd Child Out, What She Knew, and I Know You KnowThe Nanny might just be her best, most propulsive read yet! Mysterious, gripping, and terrifying, The Nanny is a compulsively readable tale of secrets, lies, and deception that is utterly impossible to put down. You’re going to love it, Savvy Readers!

I can’t wait to hear what you all have to say about this book! Make sure to add it to your shelves today and once you’re done reading, tell us what your favourite part of The Nanny was on Twitter @SavvyReader or in the comments below!

Happy Reading


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