A MISSING GIRL. A BURIED SECRET.
From the acclaimed author of I Found You and the Richard & Judy bestseller, The Girls, comes a compulsively twisty psychological thriller that will keep you gripped to the very last page.
* from the publisher's description *
Both utterly gripping and startlingly original. Prepare to be hooked. * Sun *
I defy you to put this addictive book down until you reach the final heart-breaking page * Daily Express *
What begins as a story about the mother of a missing girl starting a new relationship as she comes terms with her grief morphs into a gripping, disturbing and utterly fascinating tale about what really happened to young Ellie Mack. I've been a Lisa Jewell fan for a long time and in this book, as in all her others, she deftly weaves a compelling plot with an emotional depth that leaves you gasping. In Then She Was Gone
she has created a book that is dark and claustrophobic but also heartfelt and moving. Then She Was Gone
packs a huge emotional punch that will leave you winded. I loved it. -- CL Taylor, author of The Escape, The Lie and The Missing
A dark, compulsive psychological thriller, yet one which is also uplifting and tender. I absolutely loved Then She Was Gone
. -- Rachel Rhys, author of Dangerous Crossing 9733
A tense clever page-tuner that everyone will be talking about. -- Adele Parks
She has departed from her usual chick lit and gone full tilt into a psycho thriller, but she's lost none of her brilliance. Indeed, I think this is my favourite of hers so far... Deeply emotional and incredibly clever. Bravo * Mail Online *
Unnerving, and with a juicy reveal, this is rightly a modern classic * Grazia *
Jewell builds a gripping novel around a maze of dark secrets, a tautly wound psychological thriller in which the suspense builds slowly. Her storytelling is immaculate, hopping between past and present, and in and out of characters. It's a tough read at times, but Jewell always keeps everything moving. The intrigue never flags as she pushed towards a redemptive resolution. As astute and emotionally charged read, riddled with creepiness. Fully recommended * Irish News *
Smart and engrossing * Sunday Mirror *
After last year's fantastic I Found You
, Lisa Jewell is on a roll with another fast paced and cleverly plotted psychological thriller ... If this sounds quite run of the mill, it's not. Lisa Jewell writes with such a keen eye for detail, so much heart and yet deviousness that I can't wait to read what she comes up with next * Red *
If you're looking for something darker and twistier Girl On The Train
style, Lisa Jewell's new thriller, Then She Was Gone
... is one to buy * Voucher Codes *
Smart and engrossing, this deftly plotted thriller will tug at your heartstrings * The People *
This compulsive psychological read from one of our favourite authors will leave you breathless * Fabulous Magazine *
pleasingly twisted... I gulped this in one long, thirsty session, sitting by the pool on holiday. * The Pool *
This book was simply perfect - easy to fall into, hard to escape, and with so much to figure out you barely wanted to leave anyway. * Bookbag *
Chilling and heartbreaking * Good Housekeeping *
Jewell builds a gripping novel around a maze of dark secrets, a tautly wound psychological thriller in which the suspense builds slowly. Fully recommended * Dorset Echo *
Jewell has always been a favourite writer. Seeing her fully embrace her dark side is a massive treat. A dark, sad and deeply disturbing exploration of the aftermath of the loss of a beloved child, Then She Was Gone deserves to be a huge hit.
an engrossing read * Mature Times *
beautifully told... the reader is taken from heartbreak to hope via a series of twists and turns worthy of the best thrillers * LivingEDGE *
highly entertaining * In Style *
'In this dark and captivating novel, the different strands slowly but surely come together, and the result is that rare thing - a thriller that will break your heart' * Metro *
Lisa Jewell was born in London. Her first novel, Ralph's Party, was the bestselling debut novel of 1999. Since then she has published another sixteen novels, most recently a number of dark psychological thrillers, including The Girls and Then She Was Gone (both of which were Richard & Judy Book Club picks) as well as I Found You and Watching You. Lisa is a top ten New York Times and number one Sunday Times bestselling author who has been published worldwide in over twenty-five languages. She lives in north London with her husband, two daughters, two cats, two guinea pigs and the best dog in the world.