The Girls Left Behind

The Girls Left Behind

Paperback Published on: 09/11/2023
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NO ONE WANTED TO END UP AT MORGATE HOUSE. BUT THE GIRLS HAD NOWHERE ELSE TO GO . . .'The thrilling, heartbreaking, and shocking story of dark secrets, twisted lives, lies, and manipulation. The twist! OMG!' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐----- 1985. Separated from her little sister at the children's home where they are taken as orphans, Holly Moore is a troubled teenager in need of love. When she meets a man who promises to take care of her, she hopes her luck has finally changed.2015. The clock is ticking for Superintendent Jo Hamilton when the discovery of a young woman's remains takes her back to an unsolved case from the past. As a constable, Jo was often called out to deal with runaways from Morgate House, but when Holly Moore disappeared - after another female resident fell from the cliffs - Jo was convinced the home was hiding something. Now, with only days before her forced retirement, Jo decides to track down Holly's sister and re-open the case. But will the trail lead her disturbingly close to home?A girl disappeared, a terrible wrong, and powerful people with something to hide . . . Discover the brand new emotional and thrilling novel from the bestselling author of The Girl in the Letter'A compelling but heartbreaking tale of cruelty, loss and betrayal' Woman's Weekly-------------READERS ARE OBSESSED WITH THE GIRLS LEFT BEHIND:'A cracking tale' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ 'Kept me gripped till the very end, good job I had tissues to hand' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ 'I stopped everything to finish this book' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ 'Brilliant narrative, great characters . . . read it, you will love it!' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ 'Emily is the daughter of Penny Vincenzi whose books I adored so it's no surprise that such talent has been passed on' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐YOUR FAVOURITE AUTHORS LOVE EMILY GUNNIS:'Compelling, twisty, heart-wrenching... A novel that stays with you' Sophie Kinsella 'Utterly gripping, taut and powerful. An emotionally charged, compulsive novel Adele Parks 'Fast paced and brilliantly plotted - all hallmarks of a bestseller' Lesley Pearse

  • Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 9781472272096
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Weight: 280g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 34 mm

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The Girls Left Behind
Riveting! WPC Joanna Hamilton, known as Jo responds to a radio call out for units to attend a domestic. It’s a cold dark wintry December night in 1975. ... READ MORE
Always Happiest Reading
The Girls Left Behind
An engaging work of crime fiction told across four timelines
My thanks to Headline Review for an eARC via NetGalley of ‘The Girls Left Behind’ by Emily Gunnis. This work of crime fiction has quite a complex plot ... READ MORE
Vivienne O'Regan
The Girls Left Behind
crime with a retro element
4-4.25⭐️ The protagonist is Superintendent Jo Hamilton who has a week to go before retirement. The story is told in dual time lines in the 1970’s and ... READ MORE
Lesley Lloyd
The Girls Left Behind
Heartbreaking , Emotional, Tense
Thanks to Emily and NetGalley for allowing me to read The Girls Left Behind before the publication date. Where do I start without giving away any spoilers... READ MORE
The Girls Left Behind
I hadn't experienced Emily Gunnis' work before, but after listening to 'The Girls Left Behind,' I won't make that mistake again. This novel had me thorough... READ MORE
The Girls Left Behind
Enjoyable but confusing in places
Overall, I’d say I did enjoy this book however the reading experience itself was not wholly enjoyable. This was because there were multiple timelines which... READ MORE
Charlotte Wilson
The Girls Left Behind
Heart warming read
Interesting read involving 3 eras, 3 women, all with interconnecting stories. Jo, a Police Superintendent, in her last working week, has tormented herself ... READ MORE
Gee Wood
The Girls Left Behind
The Girls Left Behind by Emily Gunnis
The Girls left Behind by Emily Gunnis is the story of two sisters, Holly and Daisy and how they meet Superintendent Jo Hamilton for the first time. Jo Ham... READ MORE
Christine Rennie