The Lost

by Claire McGowan

Crime / Mystery eBooks of the Month Family Drama Thriller and Suspense

The Lost Synopsis

Not everyone who's missing is lost When two teenage girls go missing along the Irish border, forensic psychologist Paula Maguire has to return to the hometown she left years before. Swirling with rumour and secrets, the town is gripped by fear of a serial killer. But the truth could be even darker. Not everyone who's lost wants to be found Surrounded by people and places she tried to forget, Paula digs into the cases as the truth twists further away. What's the link with two other disappearances from 1985? And why does everything lead back to the town's dark past- including the reasons her own mother went missing years before? Nothing is what it seems As the shocking truth is revealed, Paula learns that sometimes, it's better not to find what you've lost.

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The Lost Press Reviews

'Either Tana French and Michael Connelly secretly co-wrote this book, or Claire McGowan is a knockout new talent you should read immediately. I'm betting on the latter' -- Lee Child

 

'Claire McGowan is Ireland's answer to Ruth Rendell' -- Ken Bruen

 

'Fresh and accessible without ever compromising on grit or suspense' -- Erin Kelly

 

'A brilliant portrait of a fractured society and a mystery full of heartstopping twists. Compelling, clever and entertaining' -- Jane Casey

 

'A keeps-you-guessing mystery' -- Alex Marwood, author of The Wicked Girls

 

'A terrifically assured and pulse-pounding novel; dark, sad, lyrical, and full of superb twists' -- Stav Sherez

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ISBN: 9780755386406
Publication date: 26/09/2013
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780755386406
Publication date: 26th September 2013
Author: Claire McGowan
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 384 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Crime & mystery,

About Claire McGowan

Claire McGowan grew up in a small village in Northern Ireland. After completing a degree in English and French from Oxford University she moved to London and worked in the charity sector. She is currently the Director of the Crime Writer's Association. The Fall is her first novel.

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