Mar 26, 2008

Losing You - Nicci French

On her 40th birthday Nina Landry, her son Jackson and daughter Charlie are due to leave remote Sandling Island and jet off to Florida with Nina’s new boyfriend. But 15 year old Charlie vanishes and normal life is suspended. When a desperate Nina can’t get any help from the local police, she turns detective, questioning Charlie’s friends, lovers, even her own ex-husband, uncovering her daughter’s secrets, deconstructing her teenage life in order to save it. But can she? Who can she really trust on this island of secrets? Nina isn’t going to stop until she’s found her daughter but the tide is rising and time is running out.

I couldn’t put this down. French spins a gripping tale out of every parent’s worst nightmare.

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