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...
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?
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.
'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
Publication date: 27/07/2017
Publisher: Century an imprint of Cornerstone
|Publication date:||27th July 2017|
|Publisher:||Century an imprint of Cornerstone|
|Genres:||Books of the Month, Reader Reviewed Books, Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Thriller / Suspense,|
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 ...More About Lisa Jewell