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What She Left by Rosie Fiore

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What would make you walk away from your life, your family and friends, in search of a completely fresh start?


What She Left by Rosie Fiore

Helen Cooper has a charmed life. She's beautiful, accomplished, organised - the star parent at the school. Until she disappears.But Helen wasn't abducted or murdered. She's chosen to walk away, abandoning her family, husband Sam, and her home.Where has Helen gone, and why? What has driven her from her seemingly perfect life? What is she looking for? Sam is tormented by these questions, and gradually begins to lose his grip on work and his family life.He sees Helen everywhere in the faces of strangers. He's losing control.But then one day, it really is Helen's face he sees...


In After Isabella, Fiore has created a compelling and provocative read, nicely paced and thoroughly absorbing. At times, both heart-warming and poignant, it's impossible not to feel a sense of loss on turning the final page. Irish Independent

A beautiful, heartfelt novel that swept me up and held me tight until the end. I was lost in this powerful, poignant tale. -- Amanda Prowse

About the Author

Rosie Fiore was born and grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa. She studied drama at the University of the Witwatersrand and has worked as a writer for theatre, television, magazines, advertising, comedy and the corporate market. She has lived in London for the past fifteen years. Her first novel, This Year's Black, was longlisted for the South African Sunday Times Literary Award. After Isabella was her most recent novel. Rosie also writes under the name Cass Hunter.

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Publication date

17th August 2017


Rosie Fiore

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Allen & Unwin


400 pages


Literary Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)



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