Gone

Gone

Summary

WOMAN & HOME'S BEST THRILLER OF THE YEAR

'If you like a proper, twisty nerve-wracking thriller, here's one for you!'

Emma Curtis, author of One Little Mistake

Four strangers are missing. Left at their last-known locations are birthday cards that read:

YOUR GIFT IS THE GAME.
DARE TO PLAY?

The police aren’t worried – it’s just a game. But the families are frantic. As psychologist and private detective Dr Augusta Bloom delves into the lives of the missing people, she finds something that binds them all.

And that something makes them very dangerous indeed.

As more disappearances are reported and new birthday cards uncovered, Dr Bloom races to unravel the mystery and find the missing people.

But what if, this time, they are the ones she should fear?

WHAT READERS ARE SAYING ABOUT GONE:

'Sensational' *****
'I will say phenomenal. Although that doesn't cover how good this book is' *****
'Complete mind-twisting and gripping suspense' *****
'I raced through it desperate to get to the end while not wanting it to end' *****
'What a riveting psychological thriller' *****
'It is dark, riveting, twisty and cruel' *****
'Wow . . . this book was fabulous' *****
'Belter of a psychological thriller' *****
'Please write another novel soon, I need the adrenaline rush' *****

Reviews

  • Dark, with a focus on psychopathy, this is undoubtedly our favourite thriller of 2019. Shiver as Dr August Bloom is drawn into a chilling game with very high stakes. What sets this novel apart is the final reveal, which comes as a genuine shock, and will linger in your mind long after finishing the book.
    Woman & Home

About the author

Leona Deakin

Leona Deakin started her career as a psychologist with the West Yorkshire Police. She is now an occupational psychologist and lives with her family in Leeds. She has written four novels in the acclaimed Dr Augusta Bloom series: Gone, Lost, Hunt, and The Imposter.
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