Gone Rebecca Muddiman

51K9dJ3mONL._AA160_ Pub: Mulholland Books

250,000 people go missing in the UK every year.
91% of those reported to police are found within 48 hours.
99% of cases are solved within a year.

And 1% stay gone.

Troubled teenager Emma Thorley vanished without a trace eleven years ago.

But now a body has been found…

As news of the discovery travels, the past comes back to haunt all those involved, from the police to Emma’s friends and enemies.

Because some secrets cannot be buried for ever…and some dangers never go away.

Emma disappeared eleven years ago. A body has been found and people are desperately worried that something else might be….their secrets.

DI Michael Gardner and DS Nicola Freeman are having problems of their own and the case to find out who the body is and what happened is taking its toll.

GONE is one of those novels that gives the reader sweaty palms and a beating heart. It is gripping, exciting and the descriptions of 1990 North East England and the people who live there are dank, cold  and fearful. The ‘scene’  and the characters are very well captured.

Lucas is a mean and brutal person, who doesn’t care about anything or anyone except himself.

Reading and getting involved with all of the characters left me with mixed emotions. One minute I hated them and the next I had some sort of empathy. Pity, sadness and sometimes just glad for their misery also went through my mind.

There is a ‘WHATTT’ moment and I had to re-read a page because I thought I had missed something. It is an amazing twist and one that I didn’t see coming.

GONE is just WOW.

Rebecca’s book is thrilling, frantic and completely sensational. It will leave you dazed and disturbed, but it simply is one to have on your bookshelf.

5*/5

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