YOUR NEXT OBSESSION ... * SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING NOVEL * MULTI-MILLION COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR *TV SERIES OPTIONED! HILARY SWANK TO STAR AND CO-PRODUCE __________________ 'I just read Before She Disappeared in a day and a half. It was that gripping. Highly recommended!' SHARI LAPENA 'Sharply-written, tension-filled yarn full of twists readers are unlikely to see coming.' DAILY MAIL 'Lisa Gardner has always been one of my favourite writers, and this time she truly hits it out of the park. ' TESS GERRITSEN '[Gardner] gives us a crackling mystery, gritty atmosphere and an unforgettable heroine.' RILEY SAGER __________________ A gripping thriller featuring an ordinary woman who will stop at nothing to find the missing people that the rest of the world has forgotten. Frankie Elkin is an average middle-aged woman with more regrets than belongings who spends her life doing what no one else will: searching for missing people the world has stopped looking for. When the police have given up, when the public no longer remembers, when the media has never paid attention, Frankie starts looking. A new case brings Frankie to Mattapan, a Boston neighborhood with a rough reputation. She is searching for Angelique Badeau, a Haitian teenager who vanished from her high school months earlier. Resistance from the Boston PD and the victim's wary family tells Frankie she's on her own. And she soon learns she's asking questions someone doesn't want answered. But Frankie will stop at nothing to discover the truth, even if it means the next person to go missing will be her ... __________________ 'Original, chilling and so gripping I had to remind myself to take a breath' Clare Mackintosh 'A first-class crime novel by a master of the thriller genre' David Baldacci 'A rocket-fuel-propelled thriller that will leave you breathless' Gregg Hurwitz 'Tense and immersive' Booklist 'There's only one thing to ask for by the time the book ends: please, please, a sequel and a series!' New York Journal of Books 'A sharply written, tension-filled yarn full of twists readers are unlikely to see coming' Associated Press __________________ PRAISE FOR LISA GARDNER ... 'Lisa Gardner's fast-paced and exciting novels twist when you expect a turn and turn when you expect a twist. I cannot recommend her more.' Karin Slaughter 'For years Lisa Gardner has been one of the best in the business.' Harlan Coben 'No one owns this corner of the crime genre the way Lisa Gardner does' Lee Child 'Lisa Gardner is at the top of her game' Kathy Reichs __________________ READERS LOVE BEFORE SHE DISAPPEARED ... ***** 'I'm shaken, slowly crying, barely gathering right words to tell how I wholeheartedly loved this book and how deeply affected me with its resonating, realistic, deeply layered character portraits!' ***** 'I have always loved Lisa Gardner's books and her new Frankie Elkin series is just as intriguing and exciting as all the others I have read.' ***** 'This is yet another wonderful mystery/suspense novel from Lisa Gardner.' ***** 'An outstanding thriller.'