People Who Knew Me

  • by Kim Hooper
  • Narrated by Xe Sands
  • 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Everything was fine 14 years after she left New York.
Until suddenly, one day, it wasn't.
Emily Morris got her happily-ever-after earlier than most. Married at a young age to a man she loved passionately, she was building the life she always wanted. But when enormous stress threatened her marriage, Emily made some rash decisions. That's when she fell in love with someone else. That's when she got pregnant.
Resolved to tell her husband of the affair and to leave him for the father of her child, Emily's plans are thwarted when the world is suddenly split open on 9/11. It's amid terrible tragedy that she finds her freedom, as she leaves New York City to start a new life. It's not easy, but Emily - now Connie Prynne - forges a new happily-ever-after in California. But when a life-threatening diagnosis upends her life, she is forced to rethink her life for the good of her 13-year-old daughter.
A riveting debut in which a woman must confront her own past in order to secure the future of her daughter, Kim Hooper's People Who Knew Me asks: "What would you do?"


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Customer Reviews

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I hung on each word....caught up in the entire story....imagining what she looked like at every turn, and there were many. The only part I didn't like was its ending! Meaning, that it ENDED! I would enjoy the unfolding of the next part of the story and hope there is a sequel! Pleez???
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- V. Jackson

Reinventing herself

Would you consider the audio edition of People Who Knew Me to be better than the print version?

Didn't read the print version so can't answer

What did you like best about this story?

It was an interesting look at a woman who chose to use 9/11 to reinvent herself. And then the ramifications of that.

Any additional comments?

The ending was a little abrupt.

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- Kathryn G.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-24-2016
  • Publisher: Macmillan Audio