The Invisible Ones : A scared young woman. A reluctant wife. A woman who's been made to disappear . . .
Rose Janko is missing. It has been seven years since she disappeared, and nobody said a word. Now, following the death of his wife, her father Leon feels compelled to find her. Rumour had it she ran off when her baby boy was born with the family's genetic disorder. Leon is not so sure. He wants to know the truth and he hires a private investigator to discover it - Ray Lovell. Ray starts to delve deeper, but his investigation is hampered by the very people who ought to be helping him - the Jankos. He cannot understand their reluctance to help. Why don't they want to find Rose Janko?
- Paperback | 544 pages
- 131 x 198 x 21mm | 368g
- 21 Jun 2012
- Quercus Publishing
- London, United Kingdom
- UK ed.
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'A supreme story-teller on top form' The Times. * The Times * 'Highly impressive thriller ... a terrific novel with much disturbing wisdom amid the thrills' A.N. Wilson, Reader's Digest. * Reader's Digest * 'a story teller on top of her game' Independent. * Independent * 'Penney has a real gift for storytelling and this tale [...] is pretty compelling from the beginning' Glasgow Sunday Herald. * Glasgow Sunday Herald * 'Chilling' Daily Express. * Daily Express * 'A beautifully crafted novel with skilful characterisation and a plot which twists and turns ... this story of loss, deceit and family tragedy lingers long after you've finished the book' Daily Express. * Daily Express * 'A marvellously atmospheric piece of writing' Financial Times. * Financial Times *
About Stef Penney
Stef Penney grew up in Edinburgh. She has degrees in Philosophy and Theology and Film and TV, and was selected for the Carlton Television New Writers Scheme and has since written and directed two short films. She is the author of The Tenderness of Wolves and The Invisible Ones.