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The Lindbergh Nanny

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I have read articles about the Lindbergh kidnapping but haven’t read books (fiction or nonfiction) about it. This was an intriguing story. Made you think about all sorts of possibilities. It was a very well written book.

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For any one who is interested in the Lindbergh child kidnapping, this is a must read. Based on historical facts, this book draws you in right from the beginning. However, I did find it a little slow in parts. I w ill recommend it.

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The Lindbergh kidnapping is a story known far and wide. Fredericks has written a piece of fiction that is written from the nanny, who was the most obvious suspect in the historical drama.
It is up to her to find the true kidnapper to clear her name.

Evocative of the era and as dramatic as the real events, this is a disturbing and intriguing read

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I enjoyed the read and the retelling of a well known story. I would recommend it for fans of historical novels.

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The Lindbergh Nanny by Mariah Fredericks is a great historical fiction that kept me engaged and on my toes from beginning to end.

This is an amazing book that centers around the true existence of Betty Gow, the nanny (or nurse) of Charlie Lindbergh, the young child kidnapped and murdered in the 1930s. This is her story.

I knew of the case in general, but honestly I knew little else. By reading this I have learned so much! The author does a fantastic job creating a fictional story based on true elements, facts, and people. Her ability to weave fiction into fact, and make it real, raw, and evoke such emotions, is beyond impressive.

I loved the information at the end regarding the end of Betty’s life and the author’s use of fact vs fiction. It added a lot of important detail to the novel.

I highly recommend this gem!

5/5 stars

Thank you NG and St. Martin’s Press for this wonderful arc and in return I am submitting my unbiased and voluntary review and opinion.

I am posting this review to my GR and Bookbub accounts immediately and will post it to my Amazon, Instagram, and B&N accounts upon publication on 11/15/22.

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