Nothing can break the bond between sisters ...When Beatrice gets a frantic call in the middle of Sunday lunch to say that her younger sister, Tess, is missing, she boards the first flight home to London. But as she learns about the circumstances surrounding her sister's disappearance, she is... show more
Nothing can break the bond between sisters ...When Beatrice gets a frantic call in the middle of Sunday lunch to say that her younger sister, Tess, is missing, she boards the first flight home to London. But as she learns about the circumstances surrounding her sister's disappearance, she is stunned to discover how little she actually knows of her sister's life - and unprepared for the terrifying truths she must now face. The police, Beatrice's fiance and even their mother accept they have lost Tess but Beatrice refuses to give up on her. So she embarks on a dangerous journey to discover the truth, no matter the cost.
Publish date: September 2nd 2010
Publisher: Piatkus Books
Pages no: 358
Edition language: English
bookshelves: autumn-2010, published-2010, mystery-thriller, epistolatory-diary-blog, britain-england, families, slit-yer-wrists-gloomy, medical-eew Recommended for: Book at Bedtime listeners Read from September 21 to October 02, 2010 * youtube interview with author (spoilers are rife in this) ht...
Sjældent har jeg været så begejstret for en bog i denne genre. Jeg købte den da jeg var i London sidste år, fordi jeg i lang tid havde følt mig tiltalt af dens cover og beskrivelse. Jeg forventede krimi med et twist, men det jeg fik var nærmere en smuk historie, med en lille smule krimielementer ind...
I was not impressed. I hated that the narrator was unreliable. Instead of thinking that it was a good twist when she admits that her "letter" to Tess has simply been her thoughts while she lies on the floor of the bathroom building, I found it annoying that Lupton tried to pull a "gotcha". I though...
WOW! It grabbed me and didn't let go. It is absolutely fabulous for a debut book.I love the style of writing and the conversational tone of the story in general. Ms. Lupton did a beautiful job of expressing Bee's emotions. At the same time, she kept me on the edge of my seat with what might happ...