From the bestselling author of The Forgotten Summer and The Olive Farm, comes a heartrending epic story set between Paris and Provence . . .
'A story to savour, complete with wonderful settings stretching from Paris to the glorious countryside of southern France' Dinah Jefferies, bestselling author of The Missing Sister
Since her teenage daughter went missing four years ago, Kurtiz Ross has blamed and isolated herself.
Until, out of the blue, Lizzie is sighted in Paris.
But within hours of her arrival, Kurtiz sees the City of Light plunged into terror.
Amid the fear and chaos, a hand reaches out.
A sympathetic stranger offers to help a terrified mother find her daughter.
The other woman's kindness - and her stories of her own love and loss in post-war Provence - shine unexpected light into the shadows.
The night may hold the answers to a mystery - but dare Kurtiz believe it could also bring a miracle?
A LOVEREADING BOOK OF THE YEAR
'A gripping tale' Sunday Post
'An unforgettable journey of family, romance, regret and renewal' The Gloss
'The perfect holiday read that manages to keep you guessing the whole way through' Living France
A heartrending story of loss and enduring love, set between the night of the Paris terror attacks and post-war Provence
Ranging across time periods this is a story to savour, complete with wonderful settings stretching from Paris to the occupied territory of the West Bank, and to the glorious countryside of southern France and La Côte d'Azur. Most of all I enjoyed the descriptions of France, particularly the 'wild heady scents', the sloping vineyards and the olive groves of the south. I felt I was breathing the fragrant air and eating dinner beneath the stars
The perfect holiday read that manages to keep you guessing the whole way through
An unforgettable journey of family, romance, regret and renewal
Carol Drinkwater is a great and compassionate writer
Mesmerising, haunting and extraordinarily relevant
A gripping tale
An emotional tale of loss and kindness
The Lost Girl is a story of love and loss, of sadness and great joy . . . Through a cast of frequently complex but immensely likeable characters, the author takes us on a journey - across five generations - that challenge a wide range of political, social and moral mores. Ultimately, The Lost Girl offers a message of hope and regeneration, in addition to the timely reminder that it is often darkest before the dawn
A brilliantly told story set against that dreadful night. The characters are superbly written . . . I couldn't put it down
Read an extract from Carol Drinkwater's latest, epic story of enduring love and betrayal, The House on the Edge of the Cliff.
After four years, Kurtiz Ross receives word that her missing daughter has been sighted. Desperate for a reunion, she and her husband make the journey from London to Paris. Read on for an extract of The Lost Girl