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The twisty, gripping psychological thriller about a mother working at a Missing Persons helpline who receives a desperate phone call from her own daughter, who went missing four years before - perfect for fans of I LET YOU GO by Claire Mackintosh and TELL NO ONE by Harlan Coben.

My name is Kate.

I volunteer at a local charity - young people who have run away from home call m
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Kindle Edition, 304 pages
Published March 8th 2018 by Orion
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Maureen
Apr 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
*4.5 Stars*

*My thanks to Orion for my paperback copy of Where The Missing Go. I have given a fair and unbiased review in exchange*

Kate's 16 year old daughter Sophie left home two years ago after leaving a note for her parents, but nothing in the note gave any clue as to why she felt compelled to leave. Her disappearance prompts Kate to man the phones at a local charity 'Message in a Bottle'. The charity encourages runaways to call them and they pass messages on to loved ones, no questions asked
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Nazanin
May 21, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2018, mystery, thriller
4 Stars

“Where the Missing Go” is a story about a mother who after two years is still in search of her daughter. Sophie was sixteen when she ran away from home and never came back. Just sent some postcards to her mum, Kate, and told her she is doing well. But these are not enough for Kate! She wants to know why Sophie ran away and why she doesn’t come back or why Kate can’t find her and Does she really safe?! Everyone think Kate got obsessed and can’t let go… So now after two years when her neigh
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Nicki
Feb 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
My name is Kate.

I volunteer at a local charity - young people who have run away from home call me
and I pass on messages to their loved ones, no questions asked.

I don't get many phone calls, and those I do are usually short and vague, or pranks.

But this morning a girl named Sophie called.

I'm supposed to contact her parents to let them know their child is safe.

The problem is, Sophie isn't safe.

And Sophie is my daughter

This gripping,riveting thriller is split into three parts,the first part is voic
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Joanne Robertson
WOW! and yet another WOW! I finished Where The Missing Go about 2 hours ago and I’m still saying……WOW! I was so blown away by this fictional debut by Emma Rowley that I went straight onto Amazon after I had read it to see if she had written another book yet! Which was probably a bit too enthusiastically optimistic as this one isn’t even out yet! If you enjoy psychological thrillers by writers such as Jenny Blackhurst and Clare Mackintosh then you are going to love this book. And if you’re a regu ...more
BIBLIOMANIAC MJ
Mar 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: netgalley
I was immediately intrigued by the premise of this book and friends, I am thrilled to report it did not disappoint!

As a result of her daughter Sophie going missing 2 years ago, Kate has dedicated herself to the message in a bottle helpline, a helpline where missing persons can phone in and leave a message to be passed on to their loved ones, no questions asked.

One night whilst Kate is working at the helpline, she answers one such call. Although the call is broken at times, Kate realises this i
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Liz Barnsley
Jun 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Where The Missing Go is a truly intriguing read, a psychological thriller with a slightly different edge as Kate receives a call she believes is from her missing daughter. Feeling that Sophie is in trouble she seeks  help – but those around her believe she is obsessing and seeing things that are not there..
The plot was taut with an ever increasing sense of tension – is Kate losing her mind or is Sophie really out there. The character dynamics are cleverly evasive to keep you guessing even though
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Tracy Fenton
Feb 24, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
So this little book managed to jump to the top of my toppling TBR pile because I had heard such great things about it and it was highly recommended by a friend. (Thanks Jo!)

Personally I thought this was a fantastic debut and has all the ingredients of a truly gripping psychological thriller. The characters were all well developed and believable, the story was full of twists, turns and several red herrings and kept me entertained from start to finish.

Where the Missing Go is about Kate, a mother w
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The Book Review Café
Picking up up a new book is rather like opening a box of chocolates you never know what you are going to get until you sink your teeth it to it, sometime you are left feeling disappointed and yet other times you find the perfect combination and it leaves you wanting more, rather like Where The Missing Go. What a breathtakingly brilliant psychological thriller this one turned out to be I absolutely loved every twisted page. I feel I should mention it’s Emma Rowley’s debut novel, but what an excit ...more
Kate
A one-day read and very entertaining it was, too. An enjoyable story that is also poignant and warm. Review to follow very shortly on For Winter Nights.
Mandy White
Feb 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: net-galley, tbc-books
Wow! That was intense.. what a brilliant book! Absolutely loved it, definitely kept me guessing right til the very end.

Sophie was nearly 16 when she disappeared without a trace. Her mother Kate has never given up on finding her alive. One night whilst at her volunteer work at aHelpline she receives a call from her daughter... and this time Kate is determined to get to the truth.

Highly recommend this book! thank you to Orion Publishing and NetGalley and TBC on Facebook for a copy of this book to
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Amy
Apr 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Here it is,this amazing book that made me turn pages and pages almost as if I was the one searching for Sophie.
The premise:


My name is Kate.

I volunteer at a local charity - young people who have run away from home call me
and I pass on messages to their loved ones, no questions asked.

I don't get many phone calls, and those I do are usually short and vague, or pranks.

But this morning a girl named Sophie called.

I'm supposed to contact her parents to let them know their child is safe.

The problem is,
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Paula Sealey
Feb 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
An amazingly gripping read, I found this book really hard to put down. It's a super thriller with plenty of twists and turns and held my attention all the way through to the enthralling climax.

Sophie went missing two years ago. Her disappearance was initially investigated by the police, but as she had left a note and further communications arrive from her in the coming months stating she is safe and not to worry, they start to wind down their search. Mum Kate is desperate to find her though and
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Sophie Bristow Harris
"Where The Missing Go" by Emma Rowley is a superb debut psychological thriller which I highly loved.
There were red herrings, twists and turns scattered throughout, the author very cleverly points the finger at one suspect after another only to throw the reader right off track!
The characters are very well formed, description is full and a pure delight to read. An exciting "keep you up all night" book.
I very much look forward to more books by this great author. Fabulous!
Jo
Two years ago Kate's teenage daughter Sophie went missing, having seemingly run away. Now Kate is separated from Sophie's father and volunteering for a charity phone line where runaways can anonymously let their families know they're okay. One night Kate picks up the phone to hear her own child on the other end and this propels her into renewing her search for Sophie. Missing child and everyone thinking Mum has gone nuts is not new but this was still eminently readable.
Gillian
Feb 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
When Kate and Mark Harlows daughter Sophie goes missing weeks after her sixteenth birthday the search goes on but after two years and little evidence the case is slowing down, its looking increasingly unlikely they will ever see Sophie again. It’s also taking its toll on their marriage they have split under the strain.
Kate keeps herself busy by helping out on a charity helpline who will pass on messages to family and friends to stop them worrying that’s with the missing persons authority. It’s d
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Liza Perrat
Aug 01, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A page turner of a thriller, filled with suspense. Just a bit too much suspension of disbelief required at the end made me give this one 4 stars, instead of 5.
Inn Auni
Apr 09, 2018 rated it liked it
SPOILER ALERT

Aug 2009, a 15 years old girl goes missing. A 29 years old man was suspected in her kidnapping. Her 77 years old father pleaded for help. The media prey on it every single day. It was not every day, a not so popular actress got kidnapped.

It was later reported that she ran away with the 29 years old man. He was her boyfriend after getting to know each other for 2 months. He smuggled her into his country and they got married there. The harsh life in her husband's country led her to as
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Angela Newby
Mar 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow what a brilliant story. So many twist and turns it kept me guessing right to the end.
Aisha
Feb 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
OMG I read this book in a day and absolutely loved it! I thought I had it all figured out a few times then boom... I was wrong! I’d highly recommend this book to EVERYONE!
Anna
Rating: 3.5 stars
Angela
Mar 19, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
My name is Kate and I do a volunteer work in a missing person . She gets a phone call from Sophie and she tells Kate that she should tell her parents are and she is safe . But Kate no she not safe because of Sophie is her daughter . I thank Netgallery .
Misfits farm
Feb 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Warning- do not start this book unless you have time to spare- you will not be able to put it down.One of those that makes you want to read faster and faster as you just have to know what happens. Two years ago sixteen year old Sophie disappeared. She ran away when she should have been at school and then at friends house overnight. Since then she has sent the occasional postcard and the police have scaled down their investigation. Her mother and father have since split. Kate, her mother, volunte ...more
Sarah
Feb 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow what a really powerful and gripping book . A story that keeps you guessing right up until the end full of twists
Karen Whittard
I really did try with this book. But it simply wasn’t for me. I just couldn’t get into it. It didn’t grab me. What a shame.
Abby Slater- Fairbrother
Mar 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
“Too late to go back now
He’ll be waiting”

Sixteen-year-old Sophie Harlow went missing two years ago. Her mother has been left devastated and isolated since her disappearance. The case remains open, but there is no active investigation. Her mother has dedicated herself to tireless work at the message in a bottle helpline. A helpline service for people who have ran away and wish to leave a message with their family members. With the police classing Sophie as a ‘voluntary run away’, her mother Kate
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Clare
With thanks to Netgalley and Orion for this ARC in exchange for an open and honest review.

Kate Harlow's teenage daughter Sophie was due to stay the night at a friend's house. When Sophie did not return the next morning her Dad Mark found a letter on her pillowcase explaining she had run away.

Over the next two years Sophie sent Kate postcards of Spain and other foreign destinations with a London postmark. In these postcards she explained she was well and not to worry about her. In the aftermath
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Julia
Mar 12, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley
Where the Missing Go has a great hook and is a well-written and disturbing mystery thriller.

It is a pretty fast-paced story and particularly picks up speed about a quarter of the way through. I must admit that prior to that point, I had struggled to really connect with Kate or Sophie. However, thereafter the story takes off in an exciting new direction and you are really rooting for Kate!

There are some dramatic and unexpected plot developments and lots of moments of tension as the story plays ou
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Radmila
Oct 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Kejt je žena koja volontira u centru za nestale osobe koja jedne večeri prima poziv od svoje ćerke Sofi. Sofi se vodi kao nestala već dve godine, a Kejt uporno pokušava da uđe u trag.
"Rekli su mi da je moja ćerka nestala. Verovala sam im. Sve dosad..."

Kolika je količina majčinske ljubavi da je pronađe čak i onda kada se svi okrenu protiv nje?
Muž je ostavlja, otac i sestra sumnjaju njene odluke, pokušavaju da joj na fin način stave do znanja da nisu sigurni koliko je sve što kaže istina.

Knjiga ko
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Melanie Brookes
Feb 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
MY NAME IS KATE.
I volunteer at a missing persons helpline – young people who have run away from home call me and I pass on messages to their loved ones, no questions asked
I don’t get many phone calls, and those I do are usually short and vague, or pranks.
But today a girl named Sophie called.
I’m supposed to contact her parents to let them know their child is safe.
The problem is, Sophie isn’t safe.
AND SOPHIE IS MY DAUGHTER

I was immediately intrigued with both the title & the description.
The bo
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Teresa
Mar 08, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Two years ago Kate's daughter Sophie went missing, the police investigated it and when they found nothing they assumed she had run away and closed the case, but Kate never believed she would do that and, when one night Kate receives a call at the Missing Persons Helpline where she volunteers, and that call comes from Sophie herself, Kate is determined to find out what is going on and bring her daughter back home, but things are never as simple as they seem.

This is a fast paced debut thriller by
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