The Girl You Lost

Author: Kathryn Croft
Publisher: Bookouture
ISBN: 9781910751701
Release Date: 2016-02-05
Genre: Fiction

Eighteen years ago your baby daughter was snatched. Today, she came back. A sinister and darkly compelling psychological thriller from the No.1 bestselling author of The Girl With No Past. Eighteen years ago, Simone Porter’s six-month-old daughter, Helena, was abducted. Simone and husband, Matt, have slowly rebuilt their shattered lives, but the pain at losing their child has never left them. Then a young woman, Grace, appears out of the blue and tells Simone she has information about her stolen baby. But just who is Grace – and can Simone trust her? When Grace herself disappears, Simone becomes embroiled in a desperate search for her baby and the woman who has vital clues about her whereabouts. Simone is inching closer to the truth but it’ll take her into dangerous and disturbing territory. Simone lost her baby. Will she lose her life trying to find her? Read what people are saying about The Girl You Lost ‘Oh my gosh! What a stunning story. I couldn’t put this book down and devoured it over a weekend . . . Giving a 5 star rating has never been easier.’ StefLoz Book Blog ‘WOW!! This book left me speechless! Completely threw me for a loop!! I seriously could not put this book down.’ My Own Jackpot ‘WOW this book was intense! . . . amazing and so disturbing all at the same time . . . So many times I would say “OH MY GOD" out loud.’ Steph and Chris’s Book Review ‘This is the best book I think I have read in a long time. I was completely hooked from start to finish . . . made me cry, laugh, scream, beg, and plead at the characters within this book and kept me guessing right till the end. Amazing!!!! If you only read one book in your life. Make it this one.’ Joss Dreaming of Publication ‘Wow, I am still trying to pick my jaw up off the floor after this ending. It is so creepy crazy. There was absolutely no way I saw the ending coming . . . I'm still stunned and I finished reading the book 30 minutes ago and I've had two cigarettes! . . . This was one thrilling ride . . . I strongly in all sincerity recommend this book!’ The Reading Room ‘I still I have that "I didn't see that coming" feeling … excellent.’ Sarah’s Cozy Book Nook ‘OMG it is good, it is better than good it is mind-blowing . . . I absolutely loved it and devoured this in one evening. I simply could not put it down . . . I was on the edge of my seat having palpitations . . . This is one hell of a gripping story so if you love psychological thrillers then this is a must read for 2016. I am giving this an easy 5 massive well-deserved stars.’ Chelle’s Book Reviews ‘Had me gripped from the first few pages, and at no point does the story disappoint. Love a good twist? This is the ULTIMATE thriller.’ The Bookshelf Blog ‘The suspense is epic in Kathryn Croft’s latest novel. The fear and dread she generates is for me what makes her one of THE best thriller writers. The shocks just keep coming and the ending is just how I wanted to it to be. It’s just perfect.’Postcard Reviews ‘A powerhouse of emotions . . . Put simply, it’s wickedly engaging, and one I’d absolutely recommend.’ Little Bookness Lane ‘This book really surprised me. Considering the fact that I have read more thriller books and watched more thriller/mystery shows than I can count I have pretty much resigned myself to the fact that nothing could surprise me any more. Guess what?? This book has taught me there are still books out there in the mystery genre that could surprise me . . . I would recommend this book to all the mystery lovers out there. I don't remember the last time I enjoyed a thriller/mystery genre book this much.’ Nair the Critique

The Lost Child

Author: Patricia Gibney
Publisher: Bookouture
ISBN: 9781786812377
Release Date: 2017-10-27
Genre: Fiction


MISSING A gripping psychological thriller with a shocking twist you won t see coming

Author: Ann-Marie Richards
Publisher: AMR
ISBN:
Release Date: 2018-06-18
Genre: Fiction

Somebody was watching her every move. They knew her schedule, where her daughter went to daycare… After walking out of an abusive relationship, losing her job, falling into debt, and the sudden death of her parents, Isabell Morgan thought her life was beyond repair until… She gave birth to her daughter Courtney and later found the love of her life, Erik. Together they moved to Ocean Bay Cove, a quaint small town on the east coast, and bought an affordable fixer-upper in a cozy neighborhood. Her life seemed to be finally headed in the right direction. And then… Her daughter and her fiancé went missing, without a trace…

The Day I Lost You

Author: Alex Sinclair
Publisher: Bookouture
ISBN: 9781786814364
Release Date: 2018-07-13
Genre: Fiction


Guilty

Author: Laura Elliot
Publisher: Bookouture
ISBN: 9781786811424
Release Date: 2017-06-22
Genre: Fiction

‘I was gripped from the first few pages and found myself hooked on a rollercoaster ride up to the last few pages … I read it in pretty much one sitting, I just needed to know how the book was going to end’ Donna’s Book Blog It begins with a phone call. It ends with a missing child. On a warm summer’s morning, thirteen-year-old school girl Constance Lawson is reported missing. A few days later, Constance’s uncle, Karl Lawson suddenly finds himself swept up in a media frenzy created by journalist Amanda Bowe implying that he is the prime suspect. Six years later … Karl’s life is in ruins. His marriage is over, his family destroyed. But the woman who took everything away from him is thriving. With a successful career, husband and a gorgeous baby boy, Amanda’s world is complete. Until the day she receives a phone call and in a heartbeat, she is plunged into every mother’s worst nightmare. An utterly compelling psychological thriller that will keep you guessing to the very last page. Perfect for fans of Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train and Sarah A. Denzil’s Silent Child. Read what everyone is saying about Guilty: ‘Guilty was such a great book. It was filled with so many twists and turns…It was well written and definitely made you wanting more with every page turn.’ Oh My Lit ‘Guilty is one gripping psychological thriller with a well-constructed plot and realistic and believable characters…Incredibly thought-provoking, it'll make you question everything.’ Novel Deelights ‘A mesmerizing psychological thriller…and will leave you completely fulfilled with a flawless ending. Guilty is the first novel I have read by Laura Elliot and it will NOT be my last. I found Guilty to be impossible to put down, the characters are intoxicating, and the story compulsively addictive.’ Books and Smiles ‘A great thriller that is full of suspense and tension.’ Goodreads Reviewer ‘This book is a raw, edge-of-the-seat page-turner. The story is told in four parts, all of which lead into each other beautifully.’ Goodreads Reviewer ‘This tense psychological thriller grips you tight from the prologue and adds layers of tension with each page you turn…Laura Elliot has skillfully crafted an excellent novel. Her writing style keeps you flipping pages at a frantic pace. Goodreads reviewer ‘This is a very well written psychological thriller’. Strong Reviews

Lost Child

Author: D. Butler
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1974056937
Release Date: 2017-08
Genre: Missing children

Two years ago, Beth Farrow turned her back on her three-year-old niece, Jenna, for just a few seconds. She disappeared without a trace. How does a three-year-old go missing from a crowded summer fet without anyone noticing? When Beth leaves the country to try and escape her guilt, someone sends her a photograph from an anonymous number. It's a photograph of Jenna. She's older, but Beth is sure it's her niece. She is determined to do what the police cannot: Find Jenna and bring her home. But someone isn't pleased when Beth returns, and they will do what ever it takes to get rid of her. This time for good.

The Nowhere Child

Author: Christian White
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0008276536
Release Date: 2019-02-07
Genre: Australian fiction

A little girl went missing years ago. That child is you. A dark and gripping debut psychological thriller that won the 2017 Victorian Premier's Literary Award, previously won by THE DRY and THE ROSIE PROJECT. 'Nervy, soulful, genuinely surprising' A. J. Finn, bestselling author THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW 'One of the best books I have ever read' ***** 'Well wow! I didn't see THAT twist coming!!' ***** 'I lost sleep over this book' *****A child was stolen twenty years agoLittle Sammy Went vanishes from her home in Manson, Kentucky - an event that devastates her family and tears apart the town's deeply religious community.And somehow that missing girl is youKim Leamy, an Australian photographer, is approached by a stranger who turns her world upside down - he claims she is the kidnapped Sammy and that everything she knows about herself is based on a lie.How far will you go to uncover the truth?In search of answers, Kim returns to the remote town of Sammy's childhood to face up to the ghosts of her early life. But the deeper she digs into her family background the more secrets she uncovers... and the closer she gets to confronting the trauma of her dark and twisted past.

Where the Missing Go

Author: Emma Rowley
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781409175797
Release Date: 2018-03-08
Genre: Fiction

'Haven't read a book this fast in a long time, I couldn't put it down' - Amazon reviewer The gripping, twisty psychological thriller for fans of CLOSE TO HOME by Cara Hunter, NOW YOU SEE HER by Heidi Perks and FRIEND REQUEST by Laura Marshall. ***************** MY NAME IS KATE. I volunteer at a missing persons helpline - young people who have run away from home call me and I pass on messages to their loved ones, no questions asked. I don't get many phone calls, and those I do are usually short and vague, or pranks. But today a girl named Sophie called. I'm supposed to contact her parents to let them know their child is safe. The problem is, Sophie isn't safe. AND SOPHIE IS MY DAUGHTER. ***************** 'A twisty and tension-packed thriller' - CARA HUNTER, no.1 bestselling author of CLOSE TO HOME 'Emma Rowley has created a nightmare scenario which is all too plausible' - RACHEL ABBOTT, author of THE SIXTH WINDOW 'A brilliant debut... Genuinely kept guessing right until the very end' - ELLE CROFT, author of THE GUILTY WIFE 'A deliciously dark & emotive debut with an extremely powerful ending' - MEL SHERRATT, author of SHE DID IT 'Kept me guessing to the final twist; creepy and addictive. My perfect type of book!' - ELIZABETH HAYNES, author of INTO THE DARKEST CORNER If you like Clare Mackintosh, Fiona Barton, Teresa Driscoll, Jenny Blackhurst, Rachel Abbott, Laura Marshall, Joy Ellis, Cara Hunter, Mel Sherratt, Angela Marsons or Lisa Jewell then you will be utterly gripped by this psychological thriller with a massive twist you won't see coming. WHY READERS ARE GIVING WHERE THE MISSING GO *FIVE STARS*: 'My favourite book of this year' 'BRILLIANT' 'WOW! WOW!' 'You simply do not know how this twisting turning tale will turn out' 'Amazingly gripping' 'I envy anyone who is yet to read it' 'Wow! That was intense.' 'From the very first page I was gripped' '2018 has been full of great reads for me so far, this one is added to that list for sure' 'A fantastic book written with so much sensitivity' 'I absolutely loved every twisted page' 'Heart wrenching' 'I loved this book' '10/10' 'The pace and prose flowed so clearly and masterfully' 'It's so well written it was an absolute gift to read' 'A mother's love is unlike any other and it is perfectly captured within these pages' 'You will thoroughly love this book' 'A pure delight to read' 'I was immediately intrigued with both the title & the description. The book didn't let me down' *EMMA'S NEW PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER TELL ME EVERYTHING IS AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER NOW!*

MISSING A gripping psychological thriller with a shocking twist you won t see coming The First Six Chapters

Author: Ann-Marie Richards
Publisher: AMR
ISBN:
Release Date: 2018-07-18
Genre: Fiction

MISSING (A gripping psychological thriller with a shocking twist you won't see coming) THE FIRST SIX CHAPTERS Somebody was watching her every move. They knew her schedule, where her daughter went to daycare… After walking out of an abusive relationship, losing her job, falling into debt, and the sudden death of her parents, Isabell Morgan thought her life was beyond repair until… She gave birth to her daughter Courtney and later found the love of her life, Erik. Together they moved to Ocean Bay Cove, a quaint small town on the east coast, and bought an affordable fixer-upper in a cozy neighborhood. Her life seemed to be finally headed in the right direction. And then… Her daughter and her fiancé went missing, without a trace…

Stolen Grace A gripping psychological thriller and family drama

Author: Arianne Richmonde
Publisher: MIGHTY PUBLICATIONS
ISBN:
Release Date: 2014-02-22
Genre: Fiction

WOULD YOU TRUST A FRIEND WITH YOUR DAUGHTER? USA TODAY Bestseller! Top 100 Bestsellers fiction #1 Mystery & Suspense. Stolen Grace is an emotionally-charged suspense novel about the terrifying consequences of a mother's split-second decision. A brilliant balancing act of human drama and psychological thriller, Stolen Grace is the gut-wrenching story of a family caught in a web of deceit. "Stolen Grace is a literary gem. Not since Emma Donoghue's novel Room have I felt so close to a fictional child"--- Smart Books Reviews "Emotional, evocative and richly atmospheric - Stolen Grace is a novel that will touch your heart. A must read for any mother"-- Hot off The Press "Arianne Richmonde's powerful story of love, loss, redemption, and against-all-odds triumph will leave you . . . breathless." -- The Literary Lovers What it means to be a parent, what it takes to save your family. A marriage on the rocks. Their little daughter caught in between. And a woman who will stop at nothing. Sylvia and Tommy Garland and their five-year-old daughter Grace have moved from the bright lights of New York City to the peaceful wilderness of the Wyoming countryside. But with the recession on their heels, Tommy leaves for LA for a job interview, and Ruth, a friend of Sylvia's comes to stay. In an unexpected turn of events, a family tragedy forces Sylvia to leave Ruth in charge of little Grace for just one day. A decision that will tear their lives apart. Stolen Grace is a roller coaster of emotions with twists and turns, a tale of lies and deception, of redemption and forgiveness.

The Surrogate

Author: Louise Jensen
Publisher: Bookouture
ISBN: 9781786812223
Release Date: 2017-09-27
Genre: Fiction


The Mother s Mistake

Author: Ruth Heald
Publisher: Bookouture
ISBN: 9781786815323
Release Date: 2019-06-11
Genre: Fiction

'OMG... LITERALLY BLEW MY MIND AWAY!!... Whew... Ruth's writing had me enslaved to my Kindle, tapping away at the pages.' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars Everyone makes mistakes. But does everyone deserve to be forgiven? She runs past the tinkling of children’s laughter that fills the park. Heart hammering, feet stinging, she reaches the riverbank, her breath catching in her throat. And then she sees… Three years later. Claire has everything she’s always wanted. A new-born baby. A doting husband by her side. A picturesque home in the countryside. But behind closed doors, Claire’s life is falling apart. Her husband is barely ever home, she’s struggling to bond with her baby girl, and she swears that she is being watched in the remote, lonely cottage. And when a threatening note is posted through her letterbox, saying she doesn’t deserve her daughter, it’s clear that someone knows about the terrible mistake that Claire made – someone won’t let her forget it. Three years ago, she would have known who to turn to. But now she no longer recognises those closest to her, or the person she’s become. Who can she trust? An atmospheric, chilling and absolutely unputdownable psychological thriller about a mother’s worst nightmare. Fans of KL Slater, Shalini Boland and The Girl on the Train will love the twists, turns and gasp-worthy shocks of this stunning debut from Ruth Heald. Readers absolutely love The Mother’s Mistake: ‘Wow, what a story… Utterly hooked from page one, so glad it was a weekend and I could binge read!... An absolute must-read!! 5 huge stars from me.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Wow… I absolutely loved it… Kept me guessing until the end… The best book I have read in ages.’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Wow! What an amazing read! Tons of twists and turns and full of suspense… Can't wait for more from this amazing author!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘WOW. I absolutely loved this story… I had knots in my stomach throughout wondering what was going to happen next. Brilliant… One of my top reads this year.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘5 big shiny fat stars… This blew me out of the water.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Absolutely incredible… I was hooked, I just really couldn’t put it down.’ Life & Tea, 5 stars ‘A wonderful read!... Let me say that all is not as it seems and MORE!!!... This is another of the best books I have read this year! A fast-moving thriller that constantly has the reader in suspense!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘All I can say is WOW.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘I loved this book!... It was one of the best thrillers I’ve read this year.’ Goodreads Reviewer ‘Wow! What a brilliant psychological thriller! The Mother’s Mistake is thought-provoking and chilling with a suspenseful plot and amazing characters.’ Goodreads Reviewer ‘What an amazing thriller!... Stayed up way past my bedtime to find out what was going to happen next.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘I really loved this book! Read it in one day, couldn't put it down!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘A must-read… Has it all: twisty, addictive, pulls you in from page one.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Perfect… gripped me from start to finish… An amazing, totally unexpected twist… Wonderful.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘I couldn't turn the pages fast enough.’ Books & Sunny ‘What a fantastic book, I loved every word on every page… A brilliantly addictive psychological thriller, full of twists and turns and it kept me on the edge of my seat throughout.’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Fabulous… An absolute page-turner!... It had me guessing until the end… Kept me turning the pages late into the night.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Ruth Heald hit it out of the park!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars

The Girl Who Came Back

Author: Kerry Wilkinson
Publisher: Bookouture
ISBN: 9781786812650
Release Date: 2017-09-08
Genre: Fiction

Thirteen years ago Olivia Adams went missing. Now she’s back… or is she? When six-year-old Olivia Adams disappeared from her back garden, the small community of Stoneridge was thrown into turmoil. How could a child vanish in the middle of a cosy English village? Thirteen years on and Olivia is back. Her mother is convinced it’s her but not everyone is sure. If this is the missing girl, then where has she been - and what happened to her on that sunny afternoon? If she's an imposter, then who would be bold enough to try to fool a child’s own mother – and why? Then there are those who would rather Olivia stayed missing. The past is the past and some secrets must remain buried. An absorbing and gripping psychological thriller that will have you holding your breath until the final page. Read what everyone is saying about The Girl Who Came Back: ‘OMG this book is so damn good…. gripped from the very first page…. I freaking loved it!’ Chelle’s Book Reviews ‘Cor! Kerry Wilkinson strikes again with this absolutely incredible page turner!’ Novel Deelights ‘Wow this book just blew me away…it literally had me sitting on the end of the seat.’ Sean’s Book Reviews ‘The Girl Who Came Back is absolutely the most unique and twisted thriller I have ever read… The reader will not be able to put this book down once it captures you… The twist at the end is amazing and one no one will see coming… a wonderfully told tale that kept me reading well past my usual bedtime.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘This was a fantastic read, as always, by a fantastic author… with enough twists and turns to keep you hooked until the very last word… I guarantee you will be hooked!!! Five stars!’ Stardust Book Reviews ‘OMG Kerry Wilkinson is on fire! This was awesome I loved it. The story totally captivated me, I couldn't put it down. Everything about this book is fantastic. I want to give it 6 stars!’ Goodreads Reviewer ‘Just WOW what an excellent read. Two stories in parallel that merge into an explosive ending that I truly didn't see coming.’ Goodreads Reviewer ‘This is a fantastically written, complex psychological thriller that tackles difficult subjects and emotions all in one wonderful narrative. A must-read!’ Have Books, Will Read ‘This book was wonderful, there were lots of twists and turns that I didn't see coming so it kept me engaged all the way through the book. I really had a hard time putting this one down…Awesome read.’ Bonnie’s Book Talk ‘This book was really amazing! It kept me gripped… It is amazing how the author weaves the tale and it just keeps the reader engrossed and everything was never what it seemed. An absolutely brilliant book, I highly recommend it.’ Goodreads Reviewer ‘A hugely enjoyable page-turner from Kerry Wilkinson: if he's not someone you've read you really are missing out!... I couldn't wait to find out what happened next.’ Cameron Book Reviews ‘I love everything Kerry Wilkinson writes - he has such an addictive, page-turning style of writing. And this book is definitely one of his very best! From the first line to very last, this was a superb, mind-blowing read… Absolutely loved this engaging, amazing story.’ Goodreads Reviewer ‘This is one of those books that once you start you just have to keep going… this book has some great twists, and I have to say an OMG ending… I just didn't see that coming till it hit me in the face.’ I Love Reading UK ‘It was almost as if I had been hypnotised by the book… I just couldn’t put the book down.’ Ginger Book Geek p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Century Gothic'} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Century Gothic'; min-height: 15.0px} p.p3 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Century Gothic'; color: #ff2600; min-height: 15.0px} p.p4 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Century Gothic'; color: #414242} p.p5 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Century Gothic'; color: #414242; min-height: 15.0px} span.s1 {color: #414242}

Village of the Lost Girls

Author: Agustín Martínez
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781786488428
Release Date: 2019-01-24
Genre: Fiction

'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

House of the Lost

Author: Sarah Rayne
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780857200594
Release Date: 2010-04-01
Genre: Fiction

When novelist Theo Kendal inherits the remote Norfolk house in which his cousin Charmery was murdered, he believes it will bring him closer to the truth about her death. It will also be the ideal place to finish his new book. But the bleak Fenn House is a lonely and sometimes uncomfortable place to spend the winter. And the strangest thing is that Theo's new novel seems to be writing itself - and heading in an unplanned direction. Theo finds himself describing a young boy called Matthew who lives in constant fear of a visit from the 'cold-eyed men'. And then Theo discovers that Matthew and his family really existed, part of a dark and violent segment of recent history that threatens to reach across the years to tear his life apart. And somehow it all connects to the death of his cousin Charmery. 'Rayne handles a complicated story with many skeins very cleverly. A top psychological thriller' Good Reading magazine