Girl, Missing

Girl, Missing

3.87 (14,210 ratings by Goodreads)
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What if everything you thought you knew about your life was a lie?

Lauren is adopted and eager to know more about her mysterious past. But when she discovers shy may have been snatched from her family as a baby, her whole life suddenly feels like a sham. Why will no one answer her questions? How can she find her biological parents? And could her adoptive parents really have been responsible for kidnapping her?

Running away from her family to seek out the truth, Lauren's journey takes her deeper and deeper into danger as she realises that someone wants to stop her uncovering what really happened when she was a baby... at any cost...

A nail-biting YA thriller from the bestselling author of Close My Eyes

'Page-turning' The Independent
'Will have you gripped for hours' Sunday Express
'Please read this book: it is brilliant!; The Guardian
'Whenever I hear the phrase YA thriller I only ever think of one name - and that's Sophie Mckenzie. Why? Because noboody does it better' Phil Earle, award-winning author
'Sophie's thrillers are brilliant... you can't stop reading' Robert Muchamore, bestselling author
'Brilliantly described, scary and touching' The Daily Mirror

10 YEARS OF AWARDS FOR Girl, Missing
Manchester Children's Book Awards
Bolton Children's Book Award
Soilhill Book Award
Winner of the Sakura Medal
Red House Children's Book Award
Richard and Judy Best Kids' Book
Lewisham Children's Book Award
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 130 x 198 x 19mm | 220g
  • Simon & Schuster Childrens Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Re-issue
  • 085707413X
  • 9780857074133
  • 57,879

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Written with assurance and style, this is page-turning material. * The Independent * This entertaining book will have you gripped for hours. * Sunday Express * Excellent - gripping, sympathetic, moving and well-plotted. * The Ultimate Book Guide * A real page-turner, filled with excitement, mystery, suspense and danger. * Waterstones' Guide to Kids' Books 2008 * A great thriller for 14-plus readers. * Edinburgh Evening News * Fast-paced and thrilling throughout, Sophie McKenzie's Girl, Missing is a totally addictive read with an engrossing plot, compelling characters and a delicious romance to boot! I read this in one sitting, and was totally hooked from start to finish! * Daisy Chain Book Reviews * On the whole, this was a brilliant story and very well thought out... The characters were extremely well written and shined throughout the book... I just can't believe that I haven't ever read a book by Sophie McKenzie before and I will certainly be reading more. * Serendipity Reviews *
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About Sophie McKenzie

Sophie is the award-winning author of a range of teen thrillers, including the Missing series (Girl, Missing, Sister, Missing and Missing Me), Blood Ties and Blood Ransom and the Medusa Project series. She has also written two romance series: the Luke and Eve books and the Flynn series, which starts with the novel Falling Fast. Split Second is her first teen stand-alone novel in seven years.

Sophie's first novel for adults is the psychological thriller Close My Eyes.

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And here: Twitter: @sophiemckenzie_
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14,210 ratings
3.87 out of 5 stars
5 33% (4,716)
4 34% (4,777)
3 23% (3,300)
2 7% (1,050)
1 3% (367)
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