Odd Child Out by Gilly Macmillan

Odd Child Out

 How well do you know the people you love…?Best friends Noah Sandler and Abdi Mahad have always been inseparable.  But when Noah is found floating unconscious in Bristol's Feeder Canal, Abdi can't--or won't--tell anyone what happened.Just back from a mandatory leave following his last case, Detective Jim Clemo is now assigned to look into this unfortunate accident.  But tr...

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Odd Child Out Reviews

  • Diane S ☔
    3.5 Compelling, but don't go into this book expecting a suspenseful read, I found this book to be much more and less than that. Two young teen boys, friends because of their difference, one white, Noah, struggling with cancer and the long effects of hospitalizations, the other Somali, Abdi, here wit...
  • Julie
    Odd Child Out by Gilly McMillian is a 2017 William Morrow publication. Deeply absorbing literary suspense.Inspector Jim Clemo is back at work, after having completed his requisite counseling. His first assignment, on the surface, is a low priority case, a probable accident. However, the circumstance...
  • Linda
    "The atoms of my soul are fading, dissolving, disappearing."What exactly is the tinder that sparks one to be drawn to the flame of another individual's life? Sometimes we go willingly, and more often than not, our paths cross and intersect by chance. The ending result can't but leave a deeply indeli...
  • Elizabeth of Silver's Reviews
    Best friends sometimes do unexpected things. Abdi and Noah were best friends and did something that no one would expect.The unexpected incident obviously brought the police in along with the two silent friends. Noah was put into a coma because of his injuries, and Abdi wasn't talking.ODD CHILD OUT w...
  • Brenda
    Noah's family consists of his father, a world traveling photographer, and his mother, who is 100% invested in Noah's health and longevity. Noah is 15, was diagnosed with cancer at a young age, and has just learned that he does not have much longer to live. Abdi was an infant when his family arrived ...
  • Ann Marie (Lit·Wit·Wine·Dine)
    Enter the giveaway and check out all of my reviews at Lit·Wit·Wine·Dine. Giveaway ends 10/31/17 11:59pm EST. This is another book that first caught my attention at Book Expo 2017. Though I hadn’t read What She Knew, the first DI Jim Clemo book, I had absolutely no problem at all readin...
  • Liz
    4.5 stars, rounded upThis is not your standard mystery. Among other things, it deals with racism and discrimination, exclusion and privilege, not to mention rabid dog journalism, making it all seem especially current. It’s really more of a character study and a very well done one at that. It?...
  • Paromjit
    This is my first read of author Gilly Macmillan and I was really impressed at this novel that speaks to us of the social and political issues that are permeating and dividing our world. It is a multilayered emotive, atmospheric and character driven mystery featuring the recent return of Detective Ji...
  • *TANYA*
    I absolutely enjoyed this book. I read the first book in this series and it was “okay” but the author completely redeemed herself with this book. FANTASTIC!!...

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