Claire Douglas

The Girls Who Disappeared
  • The Girls Who Disappeared


    Three missing girls. A twenty year mystery. A woman on the verge of discovering the truth . . .

    In a rural Wilshire town lies The Devil's Corridor. A road which has witnessed eerie happenings from unexplained deaths to the sounds of a child crying at night.

    But nothing more puzzling than the Olivia Rutherford case. Four girls drove home but after their car crashed only Olivia was found.

    Twenty years later, journalist Jenna Halliday is covering the case. But the locals aren't happy with this stranger's arrival. Least of all Olivia.

    Jenna soon starts receiving threatening notes and it is clear someone wants her out of this town before she suffers a dark fate . . .

    Praise for Claire Douglas

    'Devotees of domestic noir will love the multiple perspectives and shifts in time that Claire Douglas uses to complicate her nervy narrative' Sunday Times Crime Club

    'Few people do psychological thrillers as claustrophobic and as creepy as Claire Douglas' Tim Weaver

    'A gripping page-turner' Jane Fallon

    'Smart and atmospheric' Gillian McAllister

    'Spine-chilling' Sunday Times

    'Intriguing. Twisting. Surprising. Touching' Dorothy Koomson

    'Twisty, nail-biting and utterly absorbing' Louise O'Neill

    'Claire is a mistress at weaving the reader into a web of domestic deceit' Jane Corry

    'The perfect gripping holiday read' Lesley Pearse

    'Perfect for fans of The Girl on the Train' Marie Claire

Claire Douglas has worked as a journalist for fifteen years, writing features for women's magazines and national newspapers, but she's dreamed of being a novelist since the age of seven. She finally got her wish after winning the Marie Claire Debut Novel Award, with her first novel, The Sisters, which was followed by Local Girl Missing, Last Seen Alive, Do Not Disturb, Then She Vanishes and Just Like the Other Girls. Her latest novel, The Couple at No 9, was a Sunday Times top 3 bestseller and a Kindle number 1. She lives in Bath with her husband and two children.

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