The Missing Years
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The Missing Years

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She thought she would never go back...

Ailsa Calder has inherited half of a house. The other half belongs to a man who disappeared without a trace twenty-seven years ago. Her father.

Leaving London behind to settle her mother's estate, Ailsa returns to her childhood home nestled amongst the craggy peaks of the Scottish Highlands, accompanied by the half-sister she's never taken the time to get to know.

With the past threatening to swallow her whole, she can't escape the claustrophobic feeling that the house itself is watching her. And when Ailsa confronts the first nighttime intruder, she sees that the manor's careless rugged beauty could cost her everything...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • Corvus
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 1786495570
  • 9781786495570
  • 1,780,932

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You'll be well-served to carve out a lofty chunk of time for this tangled mystery, as The French Girl demands a one-sit read. * Mail Online on The French Girl * A gripping mystery... tangled relationships, shifting perceptions, and the memories - and people - that haunt us. I was completely captivated from beginning to end. * Megan Miranda, New York Times bestselling author of The Perfect Stranger on The French Girl * A maelstrom of complicated friendships and shifting alliances. This addictive debut will keep you up late into the night! * Karen Dionne, author of The Marsh King's Daughter on The French Girl *
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About Lexie Elliott

Lexie Elliott grew up in Scotland, at the foot of the Highlands. She graduated from Oxford University, where she obtained a doctorate in theoretical physics. A keen sportswoman, she works in fund management in London, where she lives with her husband and two sons. The rest of her time is spent writing, or thinking about writing, and juggling family life and sport. www.lexieelliott.com
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