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A 2013 World Book Night selection.
One of Emily Barr's favourite books.
A thriller to make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up. A compulsive read that once started you can’t and won’t put down. Make sure you have n afternoon free or avery long train journey!
September 2009 Guest Editor Emily Barr on Little Face by SOPHIE HANNAH
I read this just after my daughter was born, and carried on reading all night, absolutely horrified at the story of a missing baby. Hannah’s books have a satisfyingly nasty streak and I have found every one of them utterly riveting and chilling. She is also adept at conjuring up an unexpected twist, which I know from experience is a lot less easy than it looks.
Alice's baby is two weeks old when she leaves the house without her for the first time. On her eager return, she finds the front door open, her husband asleep on their bed upstairs. She rushes into their baby's room and screams. 'This isn't our baby! Where's our baby?' Her increasingly hostile husband swears she must be either mad or lying, and the DNA test is going to take a week. One week later, before the test has been taken, Alice and the baby have disappeared. Run away, abducted, murdered? The police who dismissed her baby swap story must find out, and as they do they find dark incidents in David's past - like the murder of his ex-wife...
Closing date: 11/10/2018
Publication date: 24/08/2006
Publisher: Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
|Publication date:||24th August 2006|
|Publisher:||Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Family Drama,|
Sophie Hannah is a best-selling, award-winning poet. Her latest collection, First of the Last Chances, was chosen for the Poetry Book Society’s Next Generation promotion in June 2004. She regularly performs her poetry to live audiences nationwide and abroad, and recently won first prize in the Daphne Du Maurier Festival Short Story Competition for her psychological suspense story The Octopus Nest. Sophie lives in West Yorkshire with her husband and two children. Click here to read an interview with Sophie Hannah about her new Poirot novel The Monogram Murders. Click here to read an interview with Sophie ...More About Sophie Hannah