Girl, Lost

‘Enthralling and emotional, the story twists and turns right up to the very satisfying conclusion. A cracking read!’
Rona Halsall, author of One Mistake

‘Girl, Lost is a read that will stay with you… Patis is proving herself to be the queen of page-turning reads.’
Tiffany McDaniel, author of The Summer That Melted Everything

I was never missing. I just didn’t want to be found.


On a bright summer’s day in 2013, Freya Rivers disappears, leaving twin sister Imogen behind. Did Freya leave to travel alone without telling anyone? When friend Emily also disappears three days later, Imogen knows there’s something dark lurking beneath the surface.

Five years later, Imogen is living in Australia, having searched the world for her sister. So, when her mother calls, she knows it’s time to return home. Because Emily is back. And she has a child with her, a small girl with bright blonde hair.

Where has Emily been and why did she disappear? Does she know where Freya is? Imogen is desperate to discover the truth about her twin and the truth is closer to home than she ever imagined…

A gripping and suspenseful psychological thriller by bestselling author Vikki Patis. Girl, Lost will appeal to fans of domestic noir, as well as to readers of authors like C.L. Taylor, Claire McGowan and B A Paris. Longlisted for the Not The Booker Prize 2020.

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What readers are saying about Girl, Lost:


‘I found it very hard to put down as the story grips you straight from the beginning… I found it so easy to bond with the characters and could feel myself getting drawn into how they were feeling.’ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars


‘Gripping and thrilling right up to the end… I loved the ending which went from being on the edge of your seat to incredibly moving.’ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars


‘This is such a good book! I could not put it down and finished it in a day… Vikki is very good at surprising her readers and keeping us on the edge of our seats. I love her books and cannot wait to read more by her.’ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars


‘Oh my giddy aunt what a book!!! Every single word pulled me in from the beginning to the end. I actually feel sad to have finished it, the girls were really feeling like friends. And that epilogue broke me!! Absolutely brilliant.’ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars


‘Well written & a great read from beginning to end. One not to be missed.’ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars


‘Couldn’t put this book down and genuinely loved it from start to finish. I love this author and her style of writing.’ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars


‘Being a twin myself, I totally understand this bond as my twin sister and I have shared it ourselves… This story is also about the love between a mother and her children. Very gripping story to say the least.’ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars


‘Kept me reading at all hours to see what was really going on. This story really pulls you in fast. I did not see the ending coming. This would make a good movie.’ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars



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