While My Eyes Were Closed (Paperback)
Quercus Publishing, 9781784292812, 416pp.
Publication Date: September 25, 2018
A nail-biting psychological drama for fans of the Richard & Judy bestseller THE LAST THING SHE TOLD ME
One, two, three . . . Lisa Dale shuts her eyes and counts to one hundred during a game of hide-and-seek. When she opens them, her four-year-old daughter Ella is gone. Disappeared without a trace. The police, the media and Lisa's family all think they know who snatched Ella. But what if the person who took her isn't a stranger? What if they are convinced they are doing the right thing? And what if Lisa's little girl is in danger of disappearing forever?
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Praise For While My Eyes Were Closed…
An ambitious premise, brilliantly executed—The Lady
A vivid and unnerving story about the terrifying knife-edges of motherhood. Nail-biting, creepy and so sad—Isabelle Grey, author of The Bad Mother
This novel is fantastic. I couldn't put it down . . . I read it with my stomach fluttering the whole time—BBC Radio Leeds Book Club
The suspense becomes quite unbearable - and there's a final flourish in the form of a very punchy twist. A terrifyingly plausible story, that will have parents looking over their shoulders—Sunday Mirror
Terrifying, brilliantly plotted. Linda Green manages to construct an amazing scenario out of every parent's worst nightmare and make it incredibly plausible—Emily Barr, author of The Perfect Lie
Packed with emotion, the suspense of the devastation situation this family find themselves thrust into through circumstance is apparent through every page of this thrilling read. A real page turner—Telegraph & Argus
Expertly plotted and truly terrifying, this book forensically dissects every parent's nightmare—Barbara Nadel
Clever and compelling, While My Eyes Were Closed tells the story of the disappearance of a child in many different authentic voices. You feel the effect it has on all the characters, even the ones you're not sure you're supposed to feel sympathy for. This is brave story, which is touching right down to the final word. I so enjoyed this book—Dorothy Koomson, Sunday Times top ten bestselling author
A powerful and provocative read that will get under your skin—Sun