From the global bestselling author of The Girl in the Letter, a gripping, heartbreaking new novel of family secrets.
'Utterly gripping, taut and powerful. An emotionally charged, compulsive, moving novel *****' Adele Parks
'Captivating and suspenseful' Jessica Fellowes
'I so enjoyed it. Twists and turns... Hours of gripping entertainment and a great many tears' Lesley Pearse
'A truly brilliant and moving read. I loved it' Karen Hamilton
'Loss, betrayal and a decades-old secret... BRILLIANT' Heat magazine
Some secrets are locked away for years...
Rebecca Waterhouse is just thirteen when she witnesses her mother's death at the hand of her father in Seaview Cottage.
But what else did Rebecca see?
Years later, Rebecca's daughters Iris and Jessie know their mother will never speak of that terrible night. But when Jessie goes missing, with her gravely ill newborn, Iris realises the past may hold the key to her sister's disappearance.
With Jessie in trouble, Iris must unravel a twisting story of love and betrayal in her mother's family history.
Only then will Seaview Cottage give up its dark and tragic secret...
Emily Gunnis's mesmerising new novel is the perfect read for fans of Kate Morton, Lucy Clarke, Louise Douglas and Kathryn Hughes.
Readers are loving THE LOST CHILD:
'This story grabbed hold of me and sucked me in. Heartbreaking, emotional, gripping, suspenseful and will keep you on the edge of your seat right to the very last chapter *****' Goodreads Reviewer
'Tense, powerful and a read that becomes insanely gripping as the race to unearth the secrets of what happened one night intensifies with each chapter. Without doubt one of my reading highlights of the year *****' Emma Crowley
'I couldn't put this down... I was emotionally hooked from the first chapter *****' Goodreads reviewer
'A brilliant, emotional and compulsive read. Highly recommended! *****' Goodreads Reviewer
'Past and present entwine to reveal a captivating story' Anne Bonny Book Reviews