Long Lost Girl
by Jill Childs
Narrated by Emma Stansfield
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Pub Date 17 May 2022 | Archive Date 17 May 2022
The little girl you lost is back... but who is she really?
When three-year-old Sara disappeared from their lives, it tore the Turner family apart. Years later, they are still startling at every knock, convinced it is Sara at the door. But the only trace of the cherished little girl is a fading photo in the hall, a single white knitted baby shoe tucked behind the frame.
Then, one day, as they pick at sandwiches in a crowded local café, a beautiful girl approaches, claiming to be Sara. With her wide green eyes and soft, straight hair, could she really be their long-lost girl? But where has she been all this time, and what happened to stop her from coming home?
Soon, Sara is turning up for Sunday lunch, and then moving her things into the little bedroom upstairs. But as Sara makes herself at home, not everyone is happy that she’s back in their lives once more. Long-held secrets are threatening to surface, and someone in this tight-knit family doesn’t want them to be told…
A gripping and emotional read about three generations of family secrets. Fans of Jodi Picoult, Kelly Rimmer and Kerry Fisher won’t be able to put this book down.
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What readers are saying about Jill Childs:
‘Left me speechless, with tears in my eyes, and at times heartbroken. Don't hesitate, just read this. Immediately.’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Some books render the heart to pieces. My first book by Jill Childs and she's thoroughly managed to leave me teary eyed with the wonderful tale that encompasses a mother's love… Heartbreaking and beautiful!’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘An absolutely brilliant emotional roller-coaster of a novel, beautifully written with sensitivity and compassion…. The final chapters were so touching I was close to tears and I didn’t want it to end. Thank you, Jill, for producing such a delightful and heartwarming novel, it will stay in my thoughts for a long time.’ NetGalley Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘This book was so amazing… gives you so many feelings. I will spend many days thinking about this book… so good!’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘What an amazing read. This was a brilliant fast-paced domestic drama!… I LOVED the first page until the last… the ending blew me to pieces.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘An engrossing story that is very emotional and well written. This book is a must read this year.’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Wow… Held my attention from the first page to the very last page. I couldn't put it down and finished it in a day. Tugged at my heart and can't imagine going through something like that.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
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