The French Girl

The French Girl

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 05/07/2018
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Synopsis

She appears, lithe and tanned, by the swimming pool one afternoon. Severine - the girl next door. It was supposed to be a final celebration for six British graduates, the perfect French getaway, until she arrived. Severine's beauty captivates each of them in turn. Under the heat of a summer sky, simmering tensions begin to boil over - years of jealousy and longing rising dangerously to the surface. And then Severine disappears. A decade later, Severine's body is found at the farmhouse. For Kate Channing, the discovery brings up more than just unwelcome memories. As police suspicion mounts against the friends, Kate becomes desperate to resolve her own shifting understanding of that time. But as the layers of deception reveal themselves, Kate must ask herself - does she really want to know what happened to the French girl?

  • Publisher: Atlantic Books
  • ISBN: 9781786495549
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Weight: 410g
  • Dimensions: 232 x 156 x 20 mm

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The French Girl
Slow Paced
Hmmm, I'm not sure how I feel about this book now that I have read it. A girl disappears and 10 years later her remains are found in the bottom of a well. ... READ MORE
Hazel Tyson
The French Girl
Not what I anticipated!
Firstly I have to say that "The French Girl" was a decent enough read that was without doubt, well written by debut author Lexie Elliott and I did enjoy re... READ MORE
A Mother’s Musings
The French Girl
Intriguing
This book is definitely very intriguing. It almost seems to be a classic 'who done it' type of story. We have a group of high flying London socialites w... READ MORE
Daniel Boland
The French Girl
A Decade Ago
The six of them spent a summer together in France and now the events of that time are coming back to haunt them. All the six have moved on to adult life, ... READ MORE
Marjorie Odonnell
The French Girl
Who can you trust?
Was it a page-turner? OMG, yes! Once started, I couldn’t put the book down and I begrudged having to do anything else but read. The author has cleverly man... READ MORE
Silvia Mazzobel
The French Girl
Leaves me wanting more...
I wouldn’t say it’s a stereotypical style thriller in this first part but certainly leaves me wondering what happens next. Information on characters is a b... READ MORE
Kirsty Alcock
The French Girl
An impressive debut novel.
Thirty-one-year-old Kate has recently started a legal headhunting business and is working hard to get it established so the last thing she needs is anythin... READ MORE
Linda Hepworth
The French Girl
A slow burning whodunit
I enjoyed The French Girl but it was not as thrilling and as fast-paced as I thought it would be. The story is rich in character development, its strength ... READ MORE
Lisa
The French Girl
Incredible
Firstly the cover is great, seems retro, edgy yet modern. I really enjoyed every aspect of this book! The characters, the relationships, the plot, the way ... READ MORE
kirsty leo
The French Girl
Wow
There is a lot to like about this novel. Just from the blurb it is apparent that it has a great plot, a whodunnit with an enigmatic victim. Then there is t... READ MORE
Sanah Khan