Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 11:29am -- JGranatino

Laurel’s life was turned upside down when her youngest daughter and golden girl, Ellie, goes missing weeks before her sixteenth birthday. It’s been ten years and Laurel is still searching for answers. But there is a spot of light in her life when she meets the handsome and charismatic man named Floyd who she quickly becomes involved with. Floyd has a mysterious past and a precocious daughter, Poppy, who reminds Laurel of her missing daughter. The more time she spends with Floyd and Poppy the more motivated Laurel is to find out what happened to Ellie. Where did she go? Where is she now? Jewell weaves a compelling and horrifying narrative seamlessly moving between then - when Ellie goes missing - and now - as Laurel fights to discover what happened to her daughter.

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