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.