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Without You by Saskia Sarginson
  

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Author of the fabulously powerful book The Twins returns to the bond of sisters. Eva, 17, is missing and presumed drowned at sea but her young sister, Faith 11, knows she is alive and repeatedly sets out to find her, stealing a canoe despite the fact that she cannot swim. She is spotted and brought home but she will not give up. This too is a fabulously powerful read which gives us both sisters’ plight for Eva is held captive by a seriously deranged man whom she pities. The tension builds so you really can’t put it down. Highly recommended.

If you like Saskia Sarginson you might also like to read books by Gavin Extence, Jane Hamilton and Diane Chamberlain.

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Without You by Saskia Sarginson

1984, Suffolk When 17-year-old Eva goes missing at sea, everyone presumes that she drowned. Her parents' relationship is falling apart, undermined by guilt and grief. But her younger sister, Faith, refuses to consider a life without Eva; she's determined to find her sister and bring her home alive. Close to the shore looms the shape of an island - out of bounds, mysterious, and dotted with windowless concrete huts. What nobody knows is that inside one of the huts Eva is being held captive. That she is fighting to survive - and return home.

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'This atmospheric story is very readable and its setting is beautifully evoked' Sunday Mirror


About the Author

Saskia Sarginson was awarded a distinction in her MA in Creative Writing at Royal Holloway after a BA in English Literature from Cambridge University and a BA in Fashion Design & Communications. Before becoming a full-time author, Saskia's writing experience included being a health and beauty editor on women's magazines, a ghost writer for the BBC and HarperCollins and copy-writing and script editing. Saskia lives in south London with her four children.

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Book Info

Publication date

17th July 2014

Author

Saskia Sarginson

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Publisher

Piatkus Books an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group

Format

Paperback
384 pages

Categories

Family Drama
Literary Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780749958701

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