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Losing You (2007)

by Nicci French

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I loved this book about a mother who found her missing daughter herself when she became exasperated with the police search. could not put it down ( )
  colleenflynn | Jun 12, 2010 |
Losing You by Nicci French (2008) ( )
  michelestjohn | Mar 26, 2010 |
I enjoyed this book very much; in fact, I spent several hours reading it yesterday, wanting to know how it turned out. Nina is a single mother living on an island off the coast of England. Just before Christmas on her birthday she plans to vacation in Florida with her two children and her boyfriend. Suddenly she realizes her 15 year old daughter, Charlie, is missing, just at the time they should be packing and preparing to go to the airport. No one else, including the police, seems to take this seriously, so Nina singlehandedly and full of purpose begins to retrace her daughter's steps to try to locate her. There is a lot of suspense and intrigue in the plot, making for a very good and fast read. ( )
  jovilla | Jan 11, 2010 |
With growing frenzy a mother searches for her missing daughter on a small island. Her anguish is engaging but I did not warm to her and, while I appreciated the intellectual elegance of having her solipsistic panic render the other characters colourless, I found it distancing. For all that, I found the plot compelling. ( )
  TheoClarke | Aug 8, 2009 |
Not as suspenseful as some of her other novels ( )
  ucskat | Jun 15, 2009 |
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It’s Nina Landry’s birthday, and she’s supposed to have her kids ready to leave in a few hours for a Christmas holiday in Florida with her new boyfriend, but her fifteen-year-old daughter Charlie spent the night at a friend’s and hasn’t come home yet. Not by ten a.m., not by eleven. Nina is getting angry---they have a plane to catch, and Charlie hasn’t even bothered to pack. As time passes, though slower and slower by the minute, Nina becomes uneasy. Her anger gives way to worry, and that worry quickly builds into panic.

By one p.m., she’s wondering, has Charlie run away, or has something far worse happened? And why won’t anyone---not the cops, not Charlie’s friends, not Charlie’s father---take her disappearance seriously?

As day turns to night on their home of Sandling Island sixty miles from London, and a series of ominous secrets leads Nina from sickening suspicion to deadly certainty, the question becomes less whether she and her daughter will leave the island in time and more whether they’ll ever leave it again.

In Losing You, the newest thriller from the long-acclaimed master of psychological suspense, Nicci French unravels one mother’s life and replaces it with every mother’s worst nightmare.

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Preparing to leave for a vacation, Nina Landry awaits the return of her fifteen-year-old daughter, Charlie, who had spent the night at a friend's house, but Nina begins to worry when Charlie does not come home and no one takes the disappearance seriously.… (more)

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