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Guide Star

(2017)
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What readers are saying about GUIDE STAR The new book from #1 best-selling author Joy Ellis.

"This book hooked me from the first page. I couldn't put it down." Carolyn Talbott

Loved this book.” Denise Zendel

"The story blends characters with the evocative setting of the Fens and a police twist running through. The plot and characters are well written and believable, proving that life can continue after a loss. Read this - you will enjoy it. Sara Greenwood

“This was a big change for Joy Ellis and grabbed my attention immediately with her thoughtful sensitive story. “ Claudia Hopkins

"A lovely read and a feel-good book. Joy Ellis never disappoints." Martha B

“Superb book, great story of love, loss and ultimate survival.” Nicole Middleton

“What a beautiful book. Well written, engrossing without becoming sloppy and over sentimental. I thoroughly enjoyed it” Aileen Grist

"What a brilliant novel with well defined and plausible characters, although somewhat different from Joy's usual crime novels." Butterfly

“Guide Star is a story about family, friendship, acceptance and fresh starts.” Mandie

“An emotional rollercoaster of a read that you just can’t put down!” Lisa Hardy

Stella won’t give up, but she doesn’t know how to go on.

Stella North, a rising star in the police, has her life torn apart by a gunman’s bullets. She has often faced danger, but these injuries mean she must give up the job she loves. Her grandmother Beth is her rock. And Beth is no ordinary woman. At seventy, she runs marathons and has a past that Stella knows very little about.

Beth calls in her friend Michael to help with Stella’s recovery. But this man means a lot more to Beth than she reveals. And Stella’s ex-husband Edward and old police partner Robbie want to help, but Stella puts up emotional barriers, and they have problems of their own. Her old friends from her days of Urbex (exploring old abandoned buildings) offer a glimmer of hope for the future.

How will Stella find the strength to overcome the challenges of her new life, and will her grandmother at last resolve the secrets of her past?

By UK #1 best-selling author, Joy Ellis, this is a gripping and emotional departure from her acclaimed crime fiction, full of engaging characters who will take you on a journey of recovery.

GUIDE STAR is set in the same beautiful Lincolnshire Fens as Joy's crime novels. And there is even a cameo appearance from DS Marie Evans!

Readers of Maeve Binchy, Kathryn Hughes, Kerry Lonsdale, Erica James, JoJo Moyes, Nicholas Sparks, or Kelly Rimmer will enjoy this gripping and emotional new novel.

Don’t miss out, discover a book everyone's talking about!

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Joy Ellis's Guide Star

Paperback Editions

April 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: GUIDE STAR a gripping and emotional rollercoaster of a novel about love, life and not giving up
Author(s): JOY ELLIS
ISBN: 1-912106-52-3 / 978-1-912106-52-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Joffe Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

January 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Guide Star: A Gripping and Emotional Roller-Coaster of a Novel About Love, Life, and Not Giving Up
Author(s): Joy Ellis
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   


January 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Guide Star: A Gripping and Emotional Roller-Coaster of a Novel About Love, Life, and Not Giving Up
Author(s): Joy Ellis
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


January 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Guide Star: A Gripping and Emotional Roller-Coaster of a Novel About Love, Life, and Not Giving Up
Author(s): Joy Ellis
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


January 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Guide Star: A Gripping and Emotional Roller-Coaster of a Novel About Love, Life, and Not Giving Up
Author(s): Joy Ellis
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

April 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: GUIDE STAR a gripping and emotional rollercoaster of a novel about love, life and not giving up
Author(s): JOY ELLIS
Publisher: Joffe Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU