Missing

£8.99

One perfect summer day, mother of two, Alice, walks into the sea – and never comes back. Her daughters – loyal but fragile Lily, and headstrong, long-absent Marietta – are forcibly reunited by her disappearance. Meanwhile, with retirement looming, DI Fox investigates cold cases long since forgotten. And there’s one obsession he won’t let go: a tragic death 20 years before. Can Lily and Marietta uncover what happened to their mother? Will Fox solve a mystery that has haunted him for decades? As their stories unexpectedly collide, long-buried secrets will change their lives in unimaginable ways.

ISBN: 9781472280954 Author: Kinsley, Erin Publisher: Headline Publication Date: 19th August 2021 Imprint: Headline Cover: Paperback Dewey: 823.92 (edition:23) Pages: 385 Language: English Edition: Paperback original Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

A WOMAN WALKS INTO THE SEA . . . AND NEVER COMES BACK. WHY?

* THE TIMES – THRILLER OF THE MONTH* ‘This may be the perfect staycation read’

One perfect summer day, mother of two Alice walks into the sea . . . and never returns. Her daughters – loyal but fragile Lily, and headstrong, long-absent Marietta – are forcibly reunited by her disappearance.

Meanwhile, with retirement looming, DI Fox investigates cold cases long since forgotten. And there’s one obsession he won’t let go: a tragic death twenty years before.

Can Lily and Marietta uncover what happened to their mother? Will Fox solve a mystery that has haunted him for decades? As their stories unexpectedly collide, long-buried secrets will change their lives in unimaginable ways.

A gripping and emotional new thriller perfect for fans of Cara Hunter, Heidi Perks, Claire Douglas and Linda Green.

Praise for Erin Kinsley’s novels, which have been a BBC RADIO 2 BOOK CLUB CHOICE and SUNDAY TIMES CRIME CLUB PICK:

‘Brilliant, compelling, heart-wrenching writing.’ PETER JAMES

‘An unputdownable thriller.’
ELLY GRIFFITHS

‘Sensitive and moving…but with a core of pure tension’ SUNDAY TIMES

‘Full of twists and turns to keep you guessing, this is a gripping and compelling read you won’t want to put down’ HEAT

‘One of those rare finds – a page turner that is equally remarkable for the beauty of the writing. It will suck you in and take you on a journey’ JO SPAIN

‘Gripping…once started, impossible to put down!
‘ MINETTE WALTERS

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