While My Eyes Were Closed (Paperback)Linda Green (author)
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THE #1 BESTSELLER: a nail-biting psychological drama for fans of Liane Moriarty and CL Taylor.
One, two, three . . . Lisa Dale shuts her eyes and counts to one hundred during a game of hide-and-seek. When she opens them, her four-year-old daughter Ella is gone. Disappeared without a trace. The police, the media and Lisa's family all think they know who snatched Ella. But what if the person who took her isn't a stranger? What if they are convinced they are doing the right thing? And what if Lisa's little girl is in danger of disappearing forever?
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 280 g
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 30 mm
A beautifully crafted novel of knife-edge suspense that held my attention to the very end. I wanted to compare the author to Gillian Flynn or Alice Sebold, but that wouldn't be right. This book is one hundred percent Linda Green, and Linda Green is bloody brilliant! * Amanda Prowse, #1 bestselling author *
The suspense becomes quite unbearable - and there's a final flourish in the form of a very punchy twist. A terrifyingly plausible story, that will have parents looking over their shoulders * Sunday Mirror *
A powerful and provocative read that will get under your skin * Sun *
This novel is fantastic. I couldn't put it down . . . I read it with my stomach fluttering the whole time * BBC Radio Leeds Book Club *
An ambitious premise, brilliantly executed * The Lady *
Expertly plotted and truly terrifying, this book forensically dissects every parent's nightmare * Barbara Nadel *
A vivid and unnerving story about the terrifying knife-edges of motherhood. Nail-biting, creepy and so sad * Isabelle Grey, author of The Bad Mother *
Packed with emotion, the suspense of the devastation situation this family find themselves thrust into through circumstance is apparent through every page of this thrilling read. A real page turner * Telegraph & Argus *
Terrifying, brilliantly plotted. Linda Green manages to construct an amazing scenario out of every parent's worst nightmare and make it incredibly plausible * Emily Barr, author of The Perfect Lie *
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