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My Review of Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell

WHAT THEY SAY:

A MISSING GIRL. A BURIED SECRET.

She was fifteen, her mother's golden girl. 
She had her whole life ahead of her. 
And then, in the blink of an eye, Ellie was gone.

Ten years on, Laurel has never given up hope of finding Ellie. And then she meets a charming and charismatic stranger who sweeps her off her feet.

But what really takes her breath away is when she meets his nine-year-old daughter.

Because his daughter is the image of Ellie.

Now all those unanswered questions that have haunted Laurel come flooding back.

What really happened to Ellie? And who still has secrets to hide?

WHAT I SAY:

OHMIGOSH!!! This book!! Just phenomenal! Fast-paced, breathtaking, sad, creepy.

This is a new level of brilliant from one of my favourite authors! A big change from her earlier fluffier, happy-ever-after rom-coms, Then She Was Gone is dark. It will draw you in and hold you by the throat until the very last word.

It's unrelenting and sad, unlike any other book I have ever read. 11/10

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