Unbecoming (Paperback)

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EDGAR AWARD NOMINEE FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL

"Startlingly inventive." --The New York Times Book Review

A highly praised debut novel of psychological suspense about a daring art heist, a cat-and-mouse waiting game, and a small-town girl's mesmerizing transformation

On the grubby outskirts of Paris, Grace restores bric-a-brac, mends teapots, and resets gems. She calls herself Julie, says she's from California, and slips back to a rented room at night. In truth, home is Garland, Tennessee, where two young men have just been paroled. Both were jailed for a crime that Grace planned. The heist went bad--but not before she was on a plane to Prague, contraband in her bag. As Grace's web of deception unravels, she begins a cat-and-mouse game that echoes the best of Alfred Hitchcock and Patricia Highsmith and is sure to appeal to fans of The Girl on the Train.

About the Author


Rebecca Scherm is the critically acclaimed author of the novel Unbecoming. A graduate of New York University and the Helen Zell Writers' Program at the University of Michigan, Scherm has written for The New York Times, Jezebel, and The Toast. She lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780143128311
ISBN-10: 0143128310
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: December 1st, 2015
Pages: 320
Language: English