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Have you ever told a lie you couldn't take back? This is the debut thriller that will take your breath away.

Naomi always wanted to be a mother. But three years ago, her husband left, taking their child with him. Now, her daughter has come to stay, and Naomi knows it's her one chance to re-build her family.

But the night ends in a terrible accident.

And Naomi has no memory of what happened.

Panicking, desperate, Naomi finds herself telling a lie:

'My daughter is missing.'

Now she can never take it back. 

©2021 Lia Middleton (P)2021 Penguin Audio

Critic reviews

"I'll be recommending it to everyone I know." (Sarah Pearse, author of The Sanatorium)

 "A stand out psychological thriller with heart." (Ashley Audrain, author of The Push)  

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  • 05-04-21

Absolutely riveting

This is the first time I've felt compelled to write a review. It's an absolutely fascinating read. Beautifully paced. Artfully unfolded. The third act really does bring the house down!

Charlotte Ritchie's narration is pure perfection.

Highly recommend!

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A brilliant plot which keeps you guessing!

A thoroughly enjoyable listen, this book is full of twists and turns and plays with the reader right until the end.
Each of the characters have complex facets, and the emotions, realities and relationships that they experience left me feeling torn about who to feel empathy for - it’s an emotional rollercoaster ride!
The storyline and characters really draw the reader in - you’ll be hooked!
A fantastic debut from this author and I’m sure this book would make a fantastic film!

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Different

I was a bit hesitant about buying this book. I avoid missing children stories (too many) so not sure why I went ahead. Aside from the mother obsessing about her child - the rest was a surprisingly good, and the suspense part makes me look forward to more books from this author.

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Great performance

Charlottes reading was wonderful kept me fully engaged and look forward to more books read by her

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You won't be able to stop

It is beautifully written and the timeline structure is quite clever. From the beginning you want to find out more and more. Also, Charlotte's voice makes the book come alive.

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Five stars

Brilliant story, brilliantly read. A must read or listen. I didn't want it to end

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excellently read by Charlotte Richie

I rarely write a review but feel I should on this one. this kept me listening and focused on the story. I didnt think I would like a book where a child was hurt but this was at the beginning and the story progressed really well. riveting and moving. Great read!

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What an amazing story

I was in awe of this story. I had no idea how it would end and it was so worth it. Highly recommend this amazing author!

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certainly one of the best books i’ve listened to!

excellent narration, beautifully paced storyline and lots of twists and turns. listened in only a few days and sad it’s over! wish i could listen to it for the first time all over again.

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Totally gripping!

This was one of the quickest audiobooks I’ve listened to as I couldn’t stop listening. I was totally gripped, as another reviewer on here said, I’m not a lover of missing children books but her review made me give it a go so I thank her.

This book was from a debut author and was excellent and very well narrated. I can’t wait for Lia’s next book as I’m now a huge fan.

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