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The Little One (Quick Reads)

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A World Book Day 2012 Quick Read.

This spooky tale from bestselling author Lynda La Plante will make you want to sleep with the light on.

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The Little One (Quick Reads) by Lynda La Plante

Barbara needs a story. A struggling journalist, she tricks her way into the home of former soap star Margaret Reynolds. Desperate for a scoop on the actress and her return to stardom, she finds instead a terrified woman living alone in a creepy manor house. A piano plays in the night, footsteps run overhead, doors slam in dark corners. The nights are full of strange noises. Barbara thinks there may be a child living upstairs, unseen. Who looks after her? And why is she kept out of sight? Little by little, actress Margaret's haunting story of broken promises is revealed, and Barbara is left with a chilling discovery



About the Author

Lynda La Plante

Lynda La Plante's fourteen novels, including the Prime Suspect series, have all been international bestsellers. She is an honorary fellow of the British Film Institute and a member of the UK Crime Writers Awards Hall of Fame. She was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list in 2008 and in 2009 was inducted into the Crime Thriller Awards Hall of Fame. Her novels have all been international bestsellers. She runs her own television production company and lives in London and Easthampton, New York.

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2nd February 2012


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Simon & Schuster Ltd


144 pages


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