‘Absorbing and disturbing.’
23 March 2017
Paperback Original * £7.99
The Sunday Times best-selling author returns with her most electrifying book to date
‘Look after your daughter’s things. And your daughter…’
When a stranger asks Jo Blackmore for a lift she says yes, then swiftly wishes she hadn’t.
The stranger knows Jo’s name, she knows her husband Max, and she’s got a glove belonging to Jo’s two year old daughter, Elise.
What begins with a subtle threat swiftly turns into a nightmare as the police, social services and even Jo’s own husband turn against her.
No one believes that Elise is in danger. But Jo knows there’s only one way to keep your child safe – RUN.
About the author: C.L. Taylor lives in Bristol with her partner and son. She started writing fiction in 2005 and her short stories have won several awards and have been published by a variety of literary and women’s magazines.
In 2014, The Bookseller named C.L. Taylor as one of the year’s Bestselling Adult Fiction Debut Authors for The Accident. The Lie and The Missing were Sunday Times top 10 bestsellers in paperback, and both books hit the #1 spot on the Kindle bestseller list. She has sold 1 million books to date.
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Turn over to read praise for C.L. Taylor
‘Excellent… A dark, scary page-turner with complicated female friendships
and a plot that kept me guessing.’
‘Haunting and heart-stoppingly creepy, The Lie is a gripping roller coaster of suspense.’
‘5/5 stars – Spine-chilling!’
‘Packed with twists and turns, this brilliantly tense thriller will get your blood pumping.’
‘An enjoyable rollercoaster of a suspense novel with multiple twists.’
‘This dark and creepy book is a must read.’
‘An excellent psychological thriller.’
‘Utterly compelling. I could not put this gripping, heart-stopping page-turner down.’
‘No one does broken families and friendships like Cally Taylor and The Missing is no exception.’
‘The Missing has a delicious sense of foreboding from the first page, luring us into the heart of a family with terrible secrets and making us wait, with pounding hearts for the final, agonizing twist. Loved it.’