Village of the Lost Girls (Paperback)Agustin Martinez (author)
'Gripping and atmospheric' - Sunday Times
A breath-taking missing persons thriller set under the menacing peaks of the Pyrenees
Five years after their disappearance, the village of Monteperdido still mourns the loss of Ana and Lucia, two eleven-year-old friends who left school one afternoon and were never seen again. Now, Ana reappears unexpectedly inside a crashed car, wounded but alive.
The case reopens and a race against time begins to discover who was behind the girls' kidnapping. Most importantly, where is Lucia and is she still alive?
Inspector Sara Campos and her boss Santiago Bain, from Madrid's head office, are forced to work with the local police. Five years ago fatal mistakes were made in the investigation conducted after the girls first vanished, and this mustn't happen again. But Monteperdido has rules of its own.
'Addictive, atmospheric and haunting, one of the best books you'll read this year' - Jo Spain, internationally bestselling author of The Confession
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 34 mm
Gripping and atmospheric * Sunday Times *
Creepy and atmospheric * Woman & Home *
A heart-thumping thriller * Irish Mail *
A tense page-turning novel... Gripping and scary this is a slice of Euro-noir that will please fans of The Killing * New Books Magazine *
With its gripping premise and exotic wilderness setting, this is an intriguing and immersive mystery from one of Spain's leading screenwriters * Irish Independent *
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“Not the best in the genre”
This is very much on the model of 'Broadchurch' - one of those stories where a sexual crime takes place against children and everyone in the small village is under suspicion. The writing - or translation? -... More
“Crime mystery set in the SPANISH PYRENEES”
Five years ago Ana and Lucía, both aged 11, were abducted. The investigation gains renewed impetus when Ana is rescued from a crashed car in the mountains. She was travelling with Simón Herrera, a local, whose... More
“Not For Me”
Set in the village of Monteperdido in the Pyrenees, this novel started well and then became hard going. It was a long read (487 pages) but in my opinion the story plateaued and not much happened for a long time. My... More
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