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The Disappearance

The Disappearance

From the bestselling author of The Legacy, comes a compelling novel exploring guilt, love and confronting the truth, all set against the backdrop of war

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ISBN 9781409148616
Barcode 9781409148616
Published 16 May 2019 by Orion Publishing
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Webb, Katherine
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ISBN-13 9781409148616
ISBN-10 1409148610
Stock Available
Status Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order
Publisher Orion Publishing
Imprint Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Lt
Publication Date 16 May 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Webb, Katherine
Category Modern Fiction
Second World War fiction
Number of Pages 384
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 232mm
Spine: 34mm
Weight 460g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Bath England - Fiction
NBS Text War Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade;Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 909760

Description of this Book

From the bestselling author of The Legacy, comes an unforgettable novel exploring guilt, love and confronting the truth.April, 1942. Amid the chaos of a night of bombing in Bath, six-year-old Davy Noyle goes missing. Frances Parry, looking after him at the time, is tortured by guilt and refuses to believe that he's dead. As quiet falls and the dust begins to settle on the damaged city, a body is found. But it's the body of a little girl, Frances's best friend Wyn, who has been missing for over twenty years.As Frances continues her search for Davy, this new discovery leads her back to her childhood, and forces her to revisit a crime that has cast a shadow over her life. This time, she vows to uncover the truth, however dark it might be. Your favourite authors love Katherine Webb: 'An enormously talented writer' Santa Montefiore'I've loved all of Katherine Webb's books' Kate Riordan'Katherine Webb's writing is beautiful' Elizabeth Fremantle'Webb has a true gift for uncovering the mysteries of the human heart' Kate Williams'A truly gifted writer of historical fiction' Lucinda Riley

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review An enormously talented writer Katherine Webb's writing is beautiful Webb has a true gift for uncovering the mysteries of the human heart and exploring the truth of love A truly gifted writer of historical fiction
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Katherine Webb was born in 1977 and grew up in rural Hampshire before reading History at Durham University. She has since spent time living in London and Venice, and now lives in Wiltshire. Having worked as a waitress, au pair, personal assistant, book binder, library assistant, seller of fairy costumes and housekeeper, she now writes full time. katherinewebbauthor.com @KWebbAuthor

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