Unravel the mystery of The Lost Child. Read the heartwrenching new novel from the author of the international bestseller The Girl in the Letter, Emily Gunnis.
A tragic death. A missing baby. A long-kept secret…
1960. Thirteen-year-old Rebecca and her mother live in fear of Rebecca’s father’s violent temper. As a storm batters Seaview Cottage one night, Rebecca hears a visitor at the door and an argument ensues. By the time the police arrive, the visitor has fled and both Rebecca’s parents are dead. No one believes Rebecca’s story that she heard a stranger downstairs…
2014. Iris, a journalist, is sent to cover the story of a new mother on the run with her desperately ill baby, as the police race against time to find them. When the trail leads back to Seaview Cottage, the childhood home of Iris’s own mother, Rebecca, Iris must unravel the events of the night Rebecca is desperate to forget for Seaview Cottage to give up its secrets.
Readers adore the novels of Emily Gunnis…
‘Compelling, twisty, heart-wrenching and thought-provoking. A novel that stays with you’ Sophie Kinsella
‘Truly hard to put down. Fast paced, brilliantly plotted and desperately sad at times – all hallmarks of a bestseller’ Lesley Pearse
‘A pacy, heartrending read’ S magazine, Sunday Express
‘As moving as it is disturbing. A real triumph’ Woman & Home
‘My top book of 2019’ DINAH JEFFRIES
‘Her best yet’ i newspaper
‘Gripping’ Irish Times
‘Gorgeous’ VERONICA HENRY
‘A poignant story of love and loss’ Daily Mail MUST READS
‘I can’t remember the last time I was so enthralled’ Red
‘Epic, absorbing … full of intrigue and emotion’ Fabulous
‘A sweeping novel you won’t put down’ KATIE FFORDE
Who would choose to destroy what they love the most?
Nightingale House, 1919.
Liddy Horner discovers her husband, the world-famous artist Sir Edward Horner, burning his best-known painting The Garden of Lost and Found days before his sudden death.
Nightingale House was the Horner family’s beloved home – a gem of design created to inspire happiness – and it was here Ned painted The Garden of Lost and Found, capturing his children on a perfect day, playing in the rambling Eden he and Liddy made for them.
One magical moment. Before it all came tumbling down…
When Ned and Liddy’s great-granddaughter Juliet is sent the key to Nightingale House, she opens the door onto a forgotten world. The house holds its mysteries close but she is in search of answers.
Something shattered this corner of paradise. But what?
Lose yourself in this unputdownable tale of the enduring power of family love, told by three generations of extraordinary women. . .
In this magical, bewitching debut, Molly and Gene Myers’ marriage is on the brink of collapse. Then a child arrives, with a remarkable appearance. Will he bring them together, or tear their whole world apart?
Molly and Gene Myers were happy, until tragedy blighted their hopes of children. During the years of darkness and despair, they each put their marriage in jeopardy, but now they are starting to rebuild their fragile bond.
Then the Meteor crashes into Amber Grove, devastating the small New England town – and changing their lives for ever. Molly, a nurse, caught up in the thick of the disaster, is given care of a desperately ill patient rescued from the wreckage: a sick boy with a remarkable appearance, an orphan who needs a mother.
And soon the whole world will be looking for him.
Cory’s arrival has changed everything. And the Myers will do anything to keep him safe.
‘Strong and generous’ Daily Mail
‘Big-hearted’ Financial Times
A practical and transformative 5-step strategy to ensure the emotional wellbeing of yourself and your child.
The mental wellbeing of children and adults is shockingly poor. Marc Brackett, author of Permission to Feel, knows why and what we can do. Marc is a professor in Yale’s Child Study Centre and the creator of the RULER method, which is used at the schools of Prince George, Blue Ivy and implemented by Hugh Jackman amongst his tour group. This book outlines his strategies and skills to enable readers with ways to talk to your peers, your children about emotion. The aim is to promote emotional wellbeing in children and adults alike, helping you understand and master your own emotions. RULER is a tried and tested method, proven to reduce stress, improve school climate and enhance academic achievement.