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Fluctuating between 2010 and 1999 this is the tale of missing teenager Emma who may or may not be dead, of Lucas an evil, manipulative psycho, Ben a young adult working in a hostel and Jenny who takes too many drugs. That was back in 1999. Now, in 2010, a body is found in some woods. This opens up the old case, brings back the original detective, DC Gardner, to work with the new investigator, DS Nicola Freeman, and sets folk attempting to find the original teenagers, minus one … but which and why … that is at the centre of this tense tale. ~ Sarah Broadhurst

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Synopsis

Gone by Rebecca Muddiman

250,000 people go missing in the UK every year. 91% of those reported to police are found within 48 hours. 99% of cases are solved within a year. And 1% stay gone. Troubled teenager Emma Thorley vanished without a trace eleven years ago. But now a body has been found...As news of the discovery travels, the past comes back to haunt all those involved, from the police to Emma's friends and enemies. Because some secrets cannot be buried for ever...and some dangers never go away.

Reviews

'The strength of the characters maintain the story's pace...we shall hear much more of Ms Muddiman' Daily Mail

'Captivating and fast-paced, GONE has a riveting storyline and gritty characters in a super-twisty plot.' -- Mel Sherratt, author of Taunting the Dead

About the Author

Rebecca Muddiman is from Redcar and has lived there all her life except for time working in Holland where she lived on a canal boat, and in London, where she lived six feet away from Brixton prison. She has a very boring day job, a degree in Film and Media and an MA in Creative Writing. In 2010 she won a Northern Writers' Time to Write Award and the Northern Crime Competition in 2012. Her first novel, STOLEN, was published in 2013. She lives with her boyfriend, Stephen, and dog, Cotton, in a semi-detached house which they have christened 'Murder Cottage'.

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Publication date

27th August 2015

Author

Rebecca Muddiman

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Publisher

Mulholland Books an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Format

Paperback
368 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Crime / Mystery
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ISBN

9781444791587

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