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The Girls Who Disappeared Claire Douglas

The Girls Who Disappeared By Claire Douglas

The Girls Who Disappeared by Claire Douglas

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The Girls Who Disappeared Summary

The Girls Who Disappeared: The brand-new thriller from the bestselling author of The Couple at No 9 by Claire Douglas


'Clever. Gripping. Terrifically compelling. Kept me glued to the page' SARAH PEARSE
'Moody, menacing and gothic . . . A chillingly atmospheric thriller' JP DELANEY
'A deliciously dark, captivating and twisty mystery from the Queen of Gripping Pageturners' C.L. TAYLOR
'Absorbing, atmospheric . . . A tense, spine-chilling mystery' GILLY MACMILLAN


Twenty years ago: One rainy night, Olivia Rutherford is driving three friends home when a figure in the road causes her to swerve and crash. Regaining consciousness, she finds herself alone in the car - her friends have vanished.


Now: Journalist Jenna Halliday visits the close-knit community of Stafferbury to persuade Olivia to talk and solve the mystery of the girls' disappearance. But Olivia won't speak.

What happened?

Is Olivia hiding something?
Why are the people of Stafferbury so frightened?
How many secrets can one small town hide?


'Totally gripping from start to finish, twists and turns galore' 5***** READER REVIEW

'I was gripped from the very beginning' 5***** READER REVIEW

'Another great keep-you-guessing read from a fabulous author' 5***** READER REVIEW

'It's getting harder and harder for thrillers to shock, but this one hit the mark. Fantastic' 5***** READER REVIEW

'A gripping story which kept me awake last night as I had to finish reading it!' 5***** READER REVIEW

'Masterful' 5***** READER REVIEW

Praise for Claire Douglas

'Devotees of domestic noir will love the multiple perspectives and shifts in time that Claire Douglas uses to complicate her nervy narrative' Sunday Times Crime Club
'Few people do psychological thrillers as claustrophobic and as creepy as Claire Douglas' Tim Weaver
'A gripping page-turner' Jane Fallon
'Smart and atmospheric' Gillian McAllister
'Spine-chilling' Sunday Times
'Intriguing. Twisting. Surprising. Touching' Dorothy Koomson
'Twisty, nail-biting and utterly absorbing' Louise O'Neill
'Claire is a mistress at weaving the reader into a web of domestic deceit' Jane Corry
'The perfect gripping holiday read' Lesley Pearse
'Perfect for fans of The Girl on the Train' Marie Claire

The Girls Who Disappeared Reviews

I loved The Girls Who Disappeared! From the atmospheric opening chapters describing the highly creepy 'Devil's Corridor', Claire crafts a gripping mystery that not only kept me glued to the page but gave me goosebumps! Page by page, Claire carefully reveals just enough information to make you want to read on and I quickly became invested in both the plot and the characters. Clever and terrifically compelling, I think The Girls Who Disappeared might be my new favourite Claire Douglas novel! -- SARAH PEARSE
Douglas is the queen of the unexpected twist, and this is her best wrongfooting yet * GILLIAN MCALLISTER *
Moody, menacing and gothic, The Girls Who Disappeared is a chillingly atmospheric thriller * JP DELANEY *
If, like me , you loved The Couple at No 9 you are in for a treat. A cleverly plotted dark and twisty thriller which will keep you guessing until the end. * ALICE FEENEY *
I was hooked from the first page and turned the last with my head reeling at the fiendishly clever ending. Atmospheric, haunting and endlessly surprising, I loved it * EVE CHASE *
From page one I just knew this was going to be a cracking story, and I was right. The Girls Who Disappeared is a fabulously eerie, spine-tingling treat. Its twists and turns unfolded at a breathtaking pace, but Douglas is a master storyteller and I felt in the safest of hands. This haunting thriller is the perfect immersive read. I loved it! * JANICE HALLETT *
A deliciously dark, captivating and twisty mystery from Queen of Gripping Pageturners. With an eerie setting, a brilliant hook and a cast of suspicious characters, The Girls Who Disappeared will keep you guessing and frantically turning the pages from the gripping opening to the very last page -- CALLY TAYLOR
A darkly menacing sense of place looms throughout Claire Douglas's latest absorbing, atmospheric novel. Douglas weaves dual timelines and smart plotting to serve up another tense, spine-chilling mystery that fans will absolutely love -- GILLY MACMILLAN
Fans of Douglas's bestseller, The Couple at No 9, will enjoy her particularly lively female characters and twisty plot * Daily Mail *
A fabulous book. Brilliantly plotted, heart-wrenchingly emotional, and with a central premise to die for. This delivered by the armful. I loved it! * GYTHA LODGE *

Praise for Claire Douglas

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Spine chilling * The Sunday Times *

Claire is a mistress at weaving the reader into a web of domestic deceit

* Jane Corry *

Twisty, exciting yet so very real

* Gillian McAllister *

About Claire Douglas

Claire Douglas has worked as a journalist for fifteen years, writing features for women's magazines and national newspapers, but she's dreamed of being a novelist since the age of seven. She finally got her wish after winning the Marie Claire Debut Novel Award, with her first novel, The Sisters, which was followed by Local Girl Missing, Last Seen Alive, Do Not Disturb, Then She Vanishes and Just Like the Other Girls. Her latest novel, The Couple at No 9, was a Sunday Times top 3 bestseller and a Kindle number 1. She lives in Bath with her husband and two children.

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The Girls Who Disappeared: The brand-new thriller from the bestselling author of The Couple at No 9 by Claire Douglas
Used - Very Good
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