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The Vanished Child

(The fourth book in the Jayne Sinclair Genealogical Mystery series)
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"A heartbreaking yet heartwarming story."

"Couldn't put this book down."

"The sort of reading you know is going to hurt, but at the same time the reading honours the experience."

"A gripping read set in Australia and England that will stay in my thoughts for a long time."

"It was educational and horrifying and happy and sad, all at the same time.”

What would you do if you discovered you had a brother you never knew existed?

On her deathbed, Freda Duckworth confesses to giving birth to an illegitimate child in 1944 and temporarily placing him in a children's home. She returned later but he had vanished. 

What happened to the child? Why did he disappear? Where did he go? 

Jayne Sinclair, genealogical investigator, is faced with lies, secrets, and one of the most shameful episodes in recent history as she attempts to uncover the truth.

Can she find the vanished child?

This book is the fourth in the Jayne Sinclair Genealogical Mystery series, but can be read as a stand alone novel.

Every childhood lasts a lifetime.

Genre: Mystery

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Paperback Editions

March 2018 : Paperback

Title: The Vanished Child: A Jayne Sinclair Genealogical Mystery
Author(s): M J Lee
ISBN: 1-986285-98-7 / 978-1-986285-98-8
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   

Kindle Editions

February 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: The Vanished Child (Jayne Sinclair Genealogical Mysteries Book 4)
Author(s): M J Lee
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU