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The Lost Child

(2019)
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From the global bestselling author of The Girl in the Letter, a gripping, heartbreaking new novel of family secrets.

'Utterly gripping, taut and powerful. An emotionally charged, compulsive, moving novel *****' Adele Parks

'Captivating and suspenseful' Jessica Fellowes

'I so enjoyed it. Twists and turns... Hours of gripping entertainment and a great many tears' Lesley Pearse

'A truly brilliant and moving read. I loved it' Karen Hamilton

'Loss, betrayal and a decades-old secret... BRILLIANT' Heat magazine

Some secrets are locked away for years...

Rebecca Waterhouse is just thirteen when she witnesses her mother's death at the hand of her father in Seaview Cottage.

But what else did Rebecca see?

Years later, Rebecca's daughters Iris and Jessie know their mother will never speak of that terrible night. But when Jessie goes missing, with her gravely ill newborn, Iris realises the past may hold the key to her sister's disappearance.

With Jessie in trouble, Iris must unravel a twisting story of love and betrayal in her mother's family history.

Only then will Seaview Cottage give up its dark and tragic secret...

Emily Gunnis's mesmerising new novel is the perfect read for fans of Kate Morton, Lucy Clarke, Louise Douglas and Kathryn Hughes.

Readers are loving THE LOST CHILD:

'This story grabbed hold of me and sucked me in. Heartbreaking, emotional, gripping, suspenseful and will keep you on the edge of your seat right to the very last chapter *****' Goodreads Reviewer

'Tense, powerful and a read that becomes insanely gripping as the race to unearth the secrets of what happened one night intensifies with each chapter. Without doubt one of my reading highlights of the year *****' Emma Crowley

'I couldn't put this down... I was emotionally hooked from the first chapter *****' Goodreads reviewer

'A brilliant, emotional and compulsive read. Highly recommended! *****' Goodreads Reviewer

'Past and present entwine to reveal a captivating story' Anne Bonny Book Reviews

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Captivating and suspenseful." - Jessica Fellowes

"A truly brilliant and moving read. I loved it." - Karen Hamilton

"Utterly gripping, taut and powerful. Such an emotionally charged, compulsive, moving novel." - Adele Parks


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Used availability for Emily Gunnis's The Lost Child

Paperback Editions

April 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Lost Child: An absolute heartbreaker from the Bestselling Author
Author(s): Emily Gunnis
ISBN: 1-4722-5505-4 / 978-1-4722-5505-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline Review
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


January 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Lost Child: An absolute heartbreaker from the Bestselling Author
Author(s): Emily Gunnis
ISBN: 1-4722-5506-2 / 978-1-4722-5506-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline Review
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

August 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Lost Child
Author(s): Emily Gunnis
Publisher: Review
Availability: Amazon   


August 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Lost Child
Author(s): Emily Gunnis
Publisher: Review
Availability: Amazon AU   


August 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Lost Child
Author(s): Emily Gunnis
Publisher: Review
Availability: Amazon CA   


August 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Lost Child
Author(s): Emily Gunnis
Publisher: Review
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

August 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Lost Child: An absolute heartbreaker from the Bestselling Author
Author(s): Emily Gunnis
Publisher: Headline
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


August 2019 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Lost Child: An absolute heartbreaker from the Bestselling Author
Author(s): Emily Gunnis
Publisher: Review
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU