The Missing Girl (Paperback)Jenny Quintana (author)
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Waterstones Thriller of the Month for July 2018
'A captivating mystery at heart but also a poignant study of grief, loss and the unbreakable bonds of family...A triumph' - Caz Frear, author of Sweet Little Lies
A stunning debut thriller, The Missing Girl by Jenny Quintana is a gripping novel full of twists and turns, and a desperate hunt to solve a decades-old mystery.
Anna Flores was just a child when her adored teenage sister disappeared.
Unable to deal with the pain, Anna took the first opportunity she had to run from her fractured family, eventually building a life for herself abroad.
Now, thirty years on, her mother has died, and Anna must return home to sort through her possessions.
In doing so, she has to confront the huge hole her sister's disappearance left in their lives, leaving just one question unanswered: what really happened to Gabriella?
Because not knowing is worse than the truth.
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 242 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 22 mm
'Rich with atmosphere and mystery. I read through the night, desperate to find out the truth about Gabriella' - Erin Kelly, author of He Said/She Said
'For anyone who enjoys racing through a pacey thriller in one sitting, this debut from Jenny Quintana is not to be missed.' - Independent
'A wonderful book . . . I absolutely loved it' - Karen Hamilton, author of The Perfect Girlfriend
'A superbly taut novel . . . atmospheric and nuanced, and full of emotional truths' - Fiona Cummins, author of Rattle
'Beautifully written and quietly haunting' - Penny Hancock, author of Tideline
'A captivating mystery at heart but also a poignant study of grief, loss and the unbreakable bonds of family...A triumph.' - Caz Frear, author of Sweet Little Lies
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