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Local Girl Missing - by Claire Douglas (Paperback)

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"The old Victorian pier was a thing of beauty until it was allowed to decay. It was where the youth of Oldcliffe-on-Sea would go to hang out. It's also where twenty-one-year-old Sophie Collier disappeared eighteen years ago. " - Amazon



Book Synopsis



Someone knows where she is...

The old Victorian pier was a thing of beauty until it was allowed to decay. It was where the youth of Oldcliffe-on-Sea would go to hang out. It's also where twenty-one-year-old Sophie Collier disappeared eighteen years ago.

Francesca Howe, known as Frankie, was Sophie's best friend, and even now she is haunted by the mystery of what happened to her. When Frankie gets a call from Sophie's brother, Daniel, informing her that human remains have been found washed up nearby, she immediately wonders if it could be Sophie, and returns to her old hometown to try and find closure. Now an editor at a local newspaper, Daniel believes that Sophie was terrified of someone and that her death was the result of foul play rather than "death by misadventure," as the police claim.

Daniel arranges a holiday rental for Frankie that overlooks the pier where Sophie disappeared. In the middle of winter and out of season, Frankie feels isolated and unnerved, especially when she is out on the pier late one night and catches a glimpse of a woman who looks like Sophie. Is the pier really haunted, as they joked all those years ago? Could she really be seeing her friend's ghost? And what actually happened to her best friend all those years ago?

Harrowing, electrifying, and thoroughly compelling, Local Girl Missing showcases once again bestselling author Claire Douglas' extraordinary storytelling talent.



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"Secrets hide behind secrets as Douglas slowly peels back the layers...Local Girl Missing had a supple, twisty shape and a sense of menace that never flags."--New York Times Book Review

"Claustrophobic, twisty, creepy and dark, Local Girl Missing explores what happens when the discovery of some human remains opens up a cold case in an off-season seaside town. Narrator Francesca is forced to face up to a childhood she fled long ago, and confront uncomfortable truths about who she and the people she grew up amongst really are. It will keep you guessing right to the last page."--Gilly Macmillan, New York Times bestselling author of What She Knew
Dimensions (Overall): 8 Inches (H) x 5.3 Inch (W) x 1 Inch (D)
Weight: .55 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 340
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Thrillers
Publisher: HarperCollins
Format: Paperback
Author: Claire Douglas
Language: English
Street Date: July 4, 2017
TCIN: 51896061
UPC: 9780062661159
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-0832
Origin: Made in the USA
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