The Girl Who...

The Girl Who...

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers, Children's, Teenage & Young Adult
Paperback Published on: 14/01/2021
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LONGLISTED FOR THE BRANFORD BOASE AWARD 2022 The girl who... survived The girl who... inspires The girl who... has something to hidePeople can't bring themselves to say what happened to her. They just describe her as 'the girl who... you know...'. But nobody really knows, no one sees the real LeahLeah is the perfect survivor. She was seven years old when she saw her mother and sister killed by a troubled gang member. Her case hit the headlines and her bravery made her a national sweetheart: strong, courageous and forgiving.But Leah is hiding a secret about their deaths. And now, ten years later, all she can think of is revenge.When Leah's dad meets a new partner, stepsister Ellie moves in. Sensing Leah isn't quite the sweet girl she pretends to be, Ellie discovers that Leah has a plan, one she has been putting together ever since that fateful day. Now that the killer - and the only one who knows the truth - is being released from prison, time is running out for Ellie to discover how far Leah will go to silence her anger . . .

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780349003528
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Weight: 211g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 26 mm

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The Girl Who...
Dark and compelling
I’m not sure whether ‘enjoy’ is the right word to describe this book. ‘Gripping’ and ‘harrowing’ might be more appropriate. I couldn’t put it down though. ... READ MORE
Denise  Forrest
The Girl Who...
A great read
Thankfully most of us will never know what’s it’s like to have your childhood ripped away at the age of seven by witnessing your mother and sister be murde... READ MORE
Marnie Harrison
The Girl Who...
A book with depth...
I really didn't know what to expect from this book. Even when I was reading it, I didn't know where it was going. I knew one thing for sure though... I wan... READ MORE
Jasmine Manning
The Girl Who...
Page turning and twisty
This was a great YA thriller, a standalone, focused on a story that felt unusual but credible. It took the reader into the world of a creepy psychotic kill... READ MORE
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