Then She Was Gone

by Lisa Jewell

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LoveReading View on Then She Was Gone

August 2017 Book of the Month  THEN - She was fifteen, her mother's golden girl. She had her whole life ahead of her. And then, in the blink of an eye, Ellie was gone. NOW - it's been ten years since Ellie disappeared, but Laurel has never given up hope of finding her daughter. And then one day a stranger called Floyd walks into a cafe and sweeps Laurel off her feet...

 

 

Then She Was Gone Synopsis

Before too long she's staying the night at this house and being introduced to his nine year old daughter. Poppy is precocious and pretty - and meeting her completely takes Laurel's breath away. Because Poppy is the spitting image of Ellie when she was that age. And now all those unanswered questions that have haunted Laurel come flooding back. What happened to Ellie? Where did she go? Who still has secrets to hide?

Then She Was Gone Reader Reviews

In addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title. You can click here to read the full reviews.

  • Sarah Jones - 'Intriguing, compelling and moreish! Be prepared to not move until you've read cover to cover!'    
  • Nicola Edwards - 'Extremely well-written characters, lots of suspense and twists – a very highly recommended read...I just couldn’t put the book down and was completely absorbed until the very last word.'
  • Phylippa Smithson - 'a tremendously engaging story of family, blind devotion, devastating loss and discovery...Total fiction but totally compelling.'
  • Elisabeth Thomas - 'An amazing read which will keep you hooked until the end…perfect holiday read (or ANYTIME read)...Again Lisa Jewell does not disappoint!'
  • Lucy Hall - 'I couldn't put it down and over the last 25 pages my emotions were all over the place, I was in tears on the last page - what an ending!'
  • Kath Martin - 'I have to say, my life was put on hold for a couple of days as I could not put it down!  I absolutely loved it.'
  • Judith Waring - 'This storyline IS bizarre, no doubt about it (!) but it is one which is brilliantly written, deeply engrossing and it consumed me completely from start to finish - I loved it !!!'
  • Clare H - 'Got lost in this book, finished it in two days!..I don't always read thrillers but I would defo read one of Lisa Jewell's again.'
  • Beverley Davenport - 'The revelations are haunting, shocking but horrifyingly believable. It was a book that I wanted to continue reading to the end, the plot being intriguing and clever enough to hold my interest and attention.'
  • Edel Waugh - 'I loved this book! I can't praise it enough. Everyone should pick this one up and plan a late night reading session.'

Then She Was Gone Press Reviews

'Every time I think Lisa has peaked she goes and ups her game. Then She Was Gone is sublime.' -- Tammy Cohen

'Only Lisa Jewell could have written such a dark, uncompromising psychological thriller while still making it uplifting, and warm and tender. I absolutely loved Then She Was Gone.' -- Rachel Rhys

'If you're looking for something darker and twistier Girl On The Train style, Lisa Jewell's new thriller, Then She Was Gone ... is one to buy' Voucher Codes

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ISBN: 9781780896410
Publication date: 27/07/2017
Publisher: Century an imprint of Cornerstone
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781780896410
Publication date: 27th July 2017
Author: Lisa Jewell
Publisher: Century an imprint of Cornerstone
Format: Hardback
Genres: Books of the Month, Reader Reviewed Books, Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Thriller / Suspense,
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About Lisa Jewell

Lisa Jewell had always planned to write her first book when she was fifty. In fact, she wrote it when she was twenty-seven and had just been made redundant from her job as a secretary. Inspired by Nick Hornby’s High Fidelity, a book about young people just like her who lived in London, she wrote the first three chapters of what was to become her first novel, Ralph’s Party. It went on to become the bestselling debut novel of 1998. Twelve bestselling novels later, she lives in London with her husband and their two daughters. Lisa writes ...

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