The Night She Disappeared (Hardback)Lisa Jewell (author)
The author of Invisible Girl returns with the chilling story of a missing daughter, an abandoned house in the woods and a sinister note that may hold the key to uncovering a grisly truth.
Mum, there's some people here from college, they asked me back to theirs. Just for an hour or so. Is that OK?
Midsummer 2017: teenage mum Tallulah heads out on a date, leaving her baby son at home with her mother, Kim.
At 11pm she sends her mum a text message. At 4.30am Kim awakens to discover that Tallulah has not come home
Friends tell her that Tallulah was last seen heading to a pool party at a house in the woods nearby called Dark Place
Tallulah never returns.
2018: walking in the woods behind the boarding school where her boyfriend has just started as a head-teacher, Sophie sees a sign nailed to a fence.
A sign that says: Dig here ...
A cold case. An abandoned mansion. A family hiding a terrible secret. Prepare to be hooked. Lisa Jewell's latest thriller is her best yet.
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 723 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 42 mm
Lisa has certainly done it again with another first class mystery. It's got it all - captivating characters, a mysterious mansion in the woods and a burning question set up from the start to draw the reader in. I just had to know what happened next. Totally enthralling. -- Harriet Tyce
Lisa Jewell has made a thriller out of my favourite literary ingredients. Abandoned mansion [tick]. Sex [tick]. Boarding school [tick]. SECRET TUNNELS [tick]. Kick-ass matriarch [tick]. Clues in paintings [tick]. I predict another number one. -- Erin Kelly
Absolutely loved this one by Lisa Jewell - compelling, deep, surprising, tense, modern. Most thrillers are in black and white to me in terms of character and Lisa is blazing saturated technicolour. * Gillian McAllister *
The only thing predictable about this ending is how unpredictable it is. * Eastern Daily Press *
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What a twisty plot of a book! Full of mystery and intrigue with rounded and believable characters..... what did really happen on that June night when Zach and Tallulah seemingly disappeared into thin air after leaving... More
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Lisa Jewell has done it YET.AGAIN.
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