The Missing One by Lucy AtkinsThe Missing One by Lucy Atkins

The Missing One

byLucy Atkins

Paperback | January 5, 2016

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"From the very first page I was drawn in, hook, line and sinker" --5-Star Reader Review
The bestselling noir thriller about the lengths a mother will go to protect her child. Perfect for fans of While My Eyes Were Closed and The Widow.

The loss of her mother has left Kali McKenzie with too many unanswered questions. But while clearing out Elena's art studio, she finds a drawer packed with postcards, each bearing an identical one-line message from a Canadian gallery owner called Susannah Gillespie: thinking of you. Who is this woman and what does she know about Elena's hidden past?

Desperate to find out, Kali travels with her toddler, Finn, to Susannah's isolated home on a remote British Columbian island, a place of killer whales and storms. But as bad weather closes in, Kali quickly realises she has made a big mistake. The enigmatic Susannah refuses to talk about the past, and as Kali struggles to piece together what happened back in the 1970s, Susannah's behavior grows more and more erratic. Most worrying of all, Susannah is becoming increasingly preoccupied with little Finn . . .

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Lucy Atkins is an award-winning feature journalist, book critic, and author. She writes for many newspapers and magazines in the UK including The Guardian, The Sunday Times, Red, Woman, Home, and Grazia. She is the author of a number of health books and is a media commentator on parenting and cultural issues. She is a consultant on adv...
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Title:The Missing OneFormat:PaperbackDimensions:440 pages, 8.25 × 5.75 × 1.25 inPublished:January 5, 2016Publisher:QuercusLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1623653878

ISBN - 13:9781623653873

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from If i could read this everyday i would great novel with a fantastic plot! If you are from British Columbia you may love it even more! Twisted ending to the book definitely should be made a movie ! Highly recommended
Date published: 2018-04-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very good story Picked this one up in the bargain books - great way to find a new author without having to invest a lot. I thought the story was very good - the main character was a bit fliberty gibbety but read on, there is a reason for her poor choices. I loved the mom character and those journal entries were my favorite parts of the book. All in all, I enjoyed this book and passed it on to another avid reader. I will certainly keep an eye out for my books by this author.
Date published: 2017-08-31
Rated 3 out of 5 by from missing one good plot and quite intriguing.
Date published: 2017-05-26

Editorial Reviews

"Lucy Atkins's engrossing debut immediately immerses the reader in intrigue."-Publisher's Weekly