The Girl Who Just Appeared

Kobo ebook | July 17, 2014

byJonathan Harvey

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London 2014. Holly Smith has never fitted in. Adopted when just a few months old, she's always felt she was someone with no history, the girl who just appeared. All she has is the address of where she was born - 32B Gambier Terrace, Liverpool. By a bizarre twist of fate Holly discovers that the flat is available to rent. She travels north and moves in. When she finds a biscuit tin full of yellowing papers under the floorboards, she wonders if this might hold the secret to her past.

Liverpool 1981. Fifteen-year-old Darren negotiates life with his errant mother and the younger brother he is bringing up. When the Toxteth Riots explode around him Darren finds himself with a moral dilemma that will have consequences for the rest of his life.

Flitting between the present and the past, we discover how Darren and Holly's lives become intertwined. Will Holly uncover the secrets of her past? Or will she always feel like the girl who just appeared?

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London 2014. Holly Smith has never fitted in. Adopted when just a few months old, she's always felt she was someone with no history, the girl who just appeared. All she has is the address of where she was born - 32B Gambier Terrace, Liverpool. By a bizarre twist of fate Holly discovers that the flat is available to rent. She travels no...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:July 17, 2014Publisher:Pan MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230771807

ISBN - 13:9780230771802

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from It was okay Not bad, not great
Date published: 2014-09-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The Girl who just Appeared. Very well written, and as an adoptee...I felt the emotions and scenarios were very well researched. Bang on in many instances for me. Excellent summer read!
Date published: 2014-07-22