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Grace is Gone

by Emily Elgar

Books of the Month Crime / Mystery Thriller and Suspense

LoveReading View on Grace is Gone

This is a psychological thriller with real attitude, in fact, it might even be described as feisty. Meg and her daughter Grace are a true part of their community, the whole town is in shock when Meg is murdered and Grace discovered to be missing. Grace has been ill for years and may only have days to live without her medication, two local people desperate to save her, begin to investigate. This novel was inspired by the true life story of Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose Blanchard in the USA, can I suggest (insist!) that you don’t look it up until you’ve finished the book, I was very patient and I’m so glad that I waited! Each chapter either focuses on investigative journalist Jon, or neighbour Cara, and their individual tales open the storyline into a widescreen panorama. My thoughts sped in one direction and then another as I read, focusing on the small, the intimate, burrowing into the minds of the characters. Emily Elgar tells this intricate tale with assurance, suggesting, introducing, opening information for our reading minds to analyse. Grace is Gone is fascinating and thrilling tale, it becomes all the more haunting when you realise it's based on a true story.

Liz Robinson

Grace is Gone Synopsis

A heart-stopping new psychological thriller from international bestseller, Emily Elgar, inspired by a shocking true-life story.

Meg and her daughter Grace are the most beloved family in Ashford, the lynchpin that holds the community together.

So when Meg is found brutally murdered and her daughter missing, the town is rocked by the crime. Not least because Grace has been sick for years - and may only have days to live.

Who would murder a mother who sacrificed everything, and take a teenager away from the medication that could save her life? Everyone is searching for an answer, but sometimes the truth can kill you . . .

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Grace is Gone Press Reviews

'Grips to the very last page - a tense, twisted tale' T.M. Logan, bestselling author of THE HOLIDAY

'I was completely hooked' Heidi Perks, bestselling author of NOW YOU SEE HER

'Addictive reading, definitely a page turner' Goodreads reviewer, five stars

'A genuine page-turner based on real events, and the twists keep coming . . . Would thoroughly recommend this to anyone who likes a good thriller and most of the important characters are women!! So a definite plus' NetGalley reviewer, five stars

'This book was a real hoot . . . There was a lot of joy discovering along the way all the ways the author subverts and flushes out the banality of real life. I was sad when it was over' NetGalley reviewer, five stars

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ISBN: 9780751578980
Publication date: 20/02/2020
Publisher: Little, Brown
Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781405541428
Publication date: 07/01/2020
Publisher: Little, Brown
Format: Audiobook

Book Information

ISBN: 9780751578980
Publication date: 20th February 2020
Author: Emily Elgar
Publisher: Little, Brown
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 352 pages
Genres: Books of the Month, Crime / Mystery, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Crime & mystery, Thriller / suspense,

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