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Julian and Annie have only just announced their forthcoming marriage, when Annie's twelve-year old son Dan mysteriously fails to come home from school. Despite an extensive police investigation, the days turn into weeks and it is as if he has vanished into thin air. Over the next three years, Annie refuses to give up hope that somewhere her son is alive and will one day return home. Julian, meanwhile, can't help but yearn for Annie to put the past behind her and move on.
Then, out of the blue, a call from Glasgow brings shocking news of Dan's fate. And far from being over, it seems the mystery of his disappearance is only just beginning...
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  • Electronic book text | 240 pages
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0857203762
  • 9780857203762

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"A compulsive thriller with echoes of Ruth Rendell...Superb." --"The Times" "Great psychological insight lies at the heart of this disturbing, gripping story." --"Daily Mirror" "Clever, unpredictable and utterly gripping from start to finish." --"Heat Magazine" "A stylishly written page-turner by a novelist of skill and authority." --"The Daily Mail" "A masterful thriller" --"The Sunday Express" "This is a book that grabs you from the opening pages and will prove very difficult to put down." --"Reader's Digest" """Fans of Zoe Heller's "Notes on a Scandal" will love this" --"Red" "Gripping emotional drama. Unsettlingly compelling." --"Easy Living" Aborbing...It's the sort of book that as soon as you think you can see where it might be going it takes a quite unexpected turn...A truly gripping read that had me hooked from the first page" --"Bookbag" "A thoughtful thriller...will evoke deserved comparisons to authors like Laura Lippman and Ruth Rendell." " --Publishers Weekly", starred review
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About Rebecca Frayn

Rebecca Frayn is a critically-acclaimed film maker. Her most recent work is the film WHOSE BABY, broadcast on ITV1, and her other credits include SINGLE, MODERN TIMES, THE SOUTH BANK SHOW and CUTTING EDGE. She is the author of ONE LIFE, and a second novel, DECEPTIONS. She lives in London with her husband and children.
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4 21% (56)
3 45% (122)
2 23% (63)
1 6% (17)
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