The Brighton Mermaid (Paperback)Dorothy Koomson (author)
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'Simmering with tension and fraught with tales of failed friendship and broken relationships, this is a fantastic summer read.' - My Weekly
Brighton Beach, 1993
Teenagers Nell and Jude find the body of a young woman and when no one comes to claim her, she becomes known as the Brighton Mermaid.
Nell is still struggling to move on when, three weeks later, Jude disappears.
Twenty-five years on, Nell is forced to quit her job to find out who the Brighton Mermaid really was - and what happened to her best friend that summer.
But as Nell edges closer to the truth, dangerous things start to happen. Someone seems to be watching her every move, and soon she starts to wonder who in her life she can actually trust...
Fast-paced and thrilling, The Brighton Mermaid explores the deadly secrets of those closest to you.
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 309 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 28 mm
'Addictive read full of secrets' - Fabulist
'A wonderful read' - My Weekly
'Satisfyingly full of suspense with engaging characters' - The People
'A thrilling new novel about friendship, trust and the thin line that often occurs between what is perceived as morally right and wrong . . . another page-turning, addictive read' - Black Hair Magazine
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“Just Fabulous ”
The Brighton Mermaid is an extraordinary story told across two time lines when in 1993 Nell and Jude find the body of a young girl on the beach .How this effects them and their families is told in an exceptional way... More
I thoroughly enjoyed this crime thriller which had an amazing plot and was full of suspense.
Nell is a damaged but likeable character, obsessed about an event which happened when she was a child and doing everything... More
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