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The Girl She Left Behind

Jo Bartlett

A family in turmoil...

Phoebe Spencer left home a long time ago, desperate to get away from her mother's emotional manipulation. She knows her life is better away from her family, but she can't help feeling she's simply running away from her problems...

Then Phoebe hears that her younger sister Lucy has disappeared, leaving behind her four-year old daughter, Darcy. Phoebe's certain Lucy will be back soon - she'd never leave Darcy alone - and then Phoebe can get on with her life again.

But as the days pass there's still no sign of Lucy, and everyone begins to fear the worst. Phoebe has to consider the terrible truth that Lucy might never come home. And as their mother makes it clear she wants to take control of Darcy's life, Phoebe must do all she can to protect the girl her sister left behind - no matter the cost to her.

Praise for Jo Bartlett

'Stunning setting, wonderful characters, and oozing with warmth. A triumph from Jo Bartlett.'** Jessica Redland**

'Perfectly written and set in the beating heart of a community, this story is a wonderful slice of Cornish escapism.' Helen J Rolfe

'I was drawn in from the first word, I've laughed and cried, what a really lovely story' Reader Review

'I would highly recommend this book for a bit of fantastic escapism and love conquering all.' Reader Review

Book Details

  • Publisher: Boldwood Books Ltd
  • Publish Date: Jan 31st, 2024
  • Pages: 290
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.88in - 1.15lb
  • EAN: 9781835336496
  • Categories: City LifeComing of AgeFriendship
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