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It was meant to be your daughter's first sleepover. Now it's an abduction. Lucia Blix went home from school for a playdate with her new friend Josie. Later that evening, her mother Elisa dropped her overnight things round and shared a glass of wine with Josie's mother. Then she kissed her little girl goodnight and drove home. That was the last time she saw her daughter. The next morning, when Lucia's dad arrived to pick her up, the house was empty. No furniture, no family, no Lucia. In Playdate, Alex Dahl puts a microscope on a seemingly average, seemingly happy family plunged into a life-altering situation. Who has taken their daughter, and why? Reviews for Alex Dahl: 'Unsettling, layered, bold, unpredictable, dark' Will Dean on The Boy at the Door 'Intriguing and believable ... At once a compelling thriller and a beautiful meditation on grief' Jane Shemilt on The Heart Keeper 'Dahl's sharp characterisations make her story feel fresh' Sunday Express on The Boy at the Door
|Publication date:||1st October 2020|
|Publisher:||Head of Zeus|
|Categories:||Thriller / suspense,|
Alex Dahl is a half-American, half-Norwegian author. Born in Oslo, she studied Russian and German linguistics with international studies, then went on to complete an MA in creative writing at Bath Spa University and an MSc in business management at Bath University. A committed Francophile, Alex loves to travel, and has so far lived in Moscow, Paris, Stuttgart, Sandefjord, Switzerland, Bath and London. She is the author of two other thrillers: The Heart Keeper, and The Boy at the Door, which was shortlisted for the CWA Debut Dagger. Follow Alex on Twitter (@alexdahlauthor), Instagram (@authoralex) and Facebook (alexdahlauthor).More About Alex Dahl