The Moment She Left
The compelling novel from the Sunday Times Top Ten bestselling author of Behind Closed Doors, No Child of Mine and Don't Let Me Go.
Kesterly-on-Sea is full of secrets.
Some are darker than others; many are shameful. One is even deadly.
Andee is an ex-detective whose marriage is breaking up. So when a young female student disappears without trace, she throws herself into
The Moment She Left centres around Jessica‘s dissapearance. Two years ago, a young girl should have come home from London, where she studied. She spoke to her brother on the phone, told him she was on her way to the train station, but she nev er showed up.
Today, there is still no clue where Jessica is or is she alive.
Going into the story, taught by my previous experience with Susan Lewis’ books ...more
In typical Lewis fashion, the author tackles issues we all face, or know someone who faces, at some time: marriage disintegration; cancer; bad decisions; assisted death; and the loss of a loved one.
Jessica, a young uni student, disappeared without trace two years ago, leaving behind a devastated family who will never giv ...more
I have read and enjoyed other books by Susan Lewis and was looking forward to this one. The premise sounded interesting with a teenage girl who has gone missing. The detective Andee knows firsthand what it is like to have someone go missing and never know what happened to them. Her sister disappeared when Andee was young. With Rowzee, (don’t get me started on the dumb nick name) a much loved ex-teacher who has discovered she only has a short while to live with cancer ,this b ...more
Andee is an ex-detective, turned private investor whose marriage is on the rocks.
Andee has been asked to investigate the disappearance of Jessica who has been missing for two years.
There is another storyline taking place around Blake's (Jessica's father) employer Graeme whose sister is Rowzee.
I struggled with this book till nearly half way through and then it starts to get really good.
I would like to thank Ne ...more
Jessica is the young woman who has gone missing in London two years previous to the main story. She has left behind a broken hearted mother and father and twin brother Matt. It adds insult to injury as this family has already fled to Kesterley-on-Sea after Blake the dad was falsely accused of a crime he did not commit. ...more
We also have Rowzee, who's brother is Graeme and employed by Blake who is Jessica's dad. Rowzee doesnt seem to ...more
I was really excited to get approved for this book as I have read many Susan Lewis books before which I have really enjoyed. This book focusses on two stories which intertwine with each other. Rowzee has been diagnosed with terminal cancer, but decides to keep the news to herself and not share it with her family and friends. Andee is an ex-detective whose marriage is on the verge of breaking up. She ...more
The first chapter is the setting of this book, where we hear about the girl who has gone missing Jessica. After that first chapter, we ...more
Two years later, Andee Lawrence has agreed to ...more
Andee Lawrence is the local ex police detective in Kesterly-on-Sea and is having problems of her own. Having decided to separate from her husband Martin, she never thought she would ha ...more
There is a lot happening in this book, Jessica has been missing for 2 years - her parent Blake & Jenny are struggling to cope as is her twin brother Matt. Andre is a private investigator & has been asked by Blake to re look at the investigation in to his daughters disappearance. Her investigation does see the mystery being ...more
This story is around Andee who is an ex-detective, who has turned into a private investigator, she has been asked to look into the disappearance of Jessica who has been missing for 2 years and her father Blake and brother Matt are desperate to find out what has happened to her.
Also the other storyline is around Blake's employer Graeme's sister whose name is Rowzee, who keeps having dizzy and forgetful spells and needs to s ...more
In another storyline Blake's boss Graeme is concerned about his sister Rowzee and her health. Rowzee is a retired schoolteacher who taught Andee's two children ...more
I think I will be giving Susan Lewis a wide berth for a while.
Rich & descriptive language with strong characters. Definitely a slow burner. Susan Lewis fans will enjoy it.
My thanks to the publisher & NetGalley for the advance reader copy in exchange for my honest review
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Susan Lewis is the bestselling author of over forty books across the genres of family drama, thriller, suspense and crime. She is also the author of Just One More Day and One Day at a Time, the moving memoirs of her childhood in Bristol during the 1960s. Following periods of living in Los Angeles and the South of ...more