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  • Published: 24 July 2008
  • ISBN: 9780141901671
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 432

Losing You




The original writer of domestic noir joins the New Popular Penguin Picks.

Nicci French, bestselling author of thriller Blue Monday, tells the terrifying story of a missing child in Losing You.Nina Landry has given up city life for the isolated community of Sandling Island. At night the wind howls. Sometimes they are cut off by the tide. For Nina though it is home. It is safe.But when her daughter Charlie fails to return from a sleepover on the day they're due to go on holiday, the island becomes a different place altogether. A place of secrets and suspicions. Where no one - friends, neighbours or the police - believes Nina's fear that her daughter is in danger. Alone, she franticly searches for Charlie. And as day turns to night, she begins to doubt not just whether they'll leave for their holiday - but if they will ever leave at all. 'You live through every nail-biting minute'GuardianNicci French is the pseudonym for the writing partnership of journalists Nicci Gerrard and Sean French. Together they have written 13 books, including Complicit, What to do When Someone Dies and Until It's Over.

  • Published: 24 July 2008
  • ISBN: 9780141901671
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 432

About the author

Nicci French

Nicci French is the pseudonym for the writing partnership of journalists Nicci Gerrard and Sean French. Nicci Gerrard was born in June 1958 in Worcestershire. In the early eighties she taught English Literature in Sheffield, London and Los Angeles, but moved into publishing in 1985 with the launch of Women's Review, a magazine for women on art, literature and female issues. In 1989 she became acting literary editor at the New Statesman, before moving to the Observer, where she was deputy literary editor for five years, and then a feature writer and executive editor. It was while she was at the New Statesman that she met Sean French. Sean French was born in May 1959 in Bristol, to a British father and Swedish mother. In 1981 he won Vogue magazine's Writing Talent Contest, and from 1981 to 1986 he was their theatre critic. During that time he also worked at the Sunday Times as deputy literary editor and television critic, and was the film critic for Marie Claire and deputy editor of New Society. Sean and Nicci were married in Hackney in October 1990. Their daughters, Hadley and Molly, were born in 1991 and 1993.

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