The Girl She Was

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Pub Date 13 Jan 2022 | Archive Date 13 Jan 2022

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She calls herself Hope Miller, but she has no idea who she really is.

Fourteen years ago, she was found thrown from an overturned vehicle, with no clue to her identity. Hope started a new life, but never recovered her memory.

Now she’s missing. The only lead is a drop of blood with an ominous connection to an infamous murderer in Kansas. With nowhere else to turn, Hope’s best friend, Lindsay Kelly, calls detective Ellie Hatcher – a woman with her own complicated history and links to the Kansas case.

In pursuit of answers, three women search for the truth beneath long-buried secrets. And when their searches converge, what they find will upend everything they’ve ever known...

She calls herself Hope Miller, but she has no idea who she really is.

Fourteen years ago, she was found thrown from an overturned vehicle, with no clue to her identity. Hope started a new life, but...


Advance Praise

'A page-turner of the highest order.' – Laura Dave, author of The Last Thing He Told Me

'A total knockout - serpentine in structure, rich in emotional heft and deeply moving as the past comes back not just to haunt the characters but to shudder through their lives.' – Megan Abbott, author of The Turnout

'From one of our greatest contemporary mystery writers comes another superb nail-biting thriller.' – Angie Kim, author of Miracle Creek 

'Burke once again weaves a riveting web of a story, threaded with delicious characters and hot button social issues. If you’re looking for the perfect twisty mystery, you’ve found it.' – Janelle Brown, author of Pretty Things

'I absolutely love Alafair Burke - she's one of my favourite authors.' – Karin Slaughter

'With Burke you know you're in good hands.' – Gillian Flynn on The Wife

'A page-turner of the highest order.' – Laura Dave, author of The Last Thing He Told Me

'A total knockout - serpentine in structure, rich in emotional heft and deeply moving as the past comes back not...


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