Sister, Missing by Sophie Mckenzie
  

Sister, Missing

Written by Sophie Mckenzie

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Bestselling Sophie Mackenzie follows up Girl, Missing with a nail-bitingly tense and action-packed thriller as Lauren, still reeling from her own kidnapping, loses her little sister Madison in the blink of an eye on a crowded beach. Surely this can’t be happening again? What does the kidnapper want? Following instructions, Lauren’s determination to save Maddy at all costs leads her to uncover some dark secrets in a story that doesn’t disappoint.

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Synopsis

Sister, Missing by Sophie Mckenzie

It's two years after the events of Girl, Missing and life is not getting any easier for sixteen-year-old Lauren, as exam pressure and a recent family tragedy take their toll. Lauren's birth mother takes Lauren and her two sisters on holiday in the hope that some time together will help, but a few days into the holiday one of the sisters disappears, under circumstances very similar to those in which Lauren was taken years before. Can Lauren save her sister, and stop the nightmare happening all over again?

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Reviews

Praise for Sophie McKenzie:

Blood Ransom:

“I’ve spent several extremely happy hours this week devouring Sophie’s books. This latest conclusion in a two-book series that started with Blood Ties. Oh my word, this shoots to the top of my thriller list… If you haven’t read a book by Sophie McKenzie, do so now. They have everything a thriller lover like me adores.” Nayu’s Reading Corner

Blood Ties:

“Gripping.” The Guardian

“A fast-paced, action-packed thriller… gripping, thought-provoking and compulsive.”
The Bookseller

Girl, Missing:
“written with assurance and style, this is page-turning material.” The Independent

“This entertaining book will have you gripped for hours.” Sunday Express

“Excellent – gripping, sympathetic, moving and well-plotted.” The Ultimate Book Guide

About the Author

Sophie Mckenzie

Sophie McKenzie was born and brought up in London, where she still lives with her teenage son.

She worked as a journalist and magazine editor until she was made redundant, at which point she seized the opportunity to pursue her ambition to become a writer and enrolled in a creative writing course.

Her debut was the multi-award winning Girl, Missing (2006), and she is also the author of Blood Ties and sequel, Blood Ransom, The Medusa Project series, Luke and Eve trilogy and most recent novels, the thrilling Split Second and Every Second Counts. She has clocked up numerous national and regional book awards, including the Red House Children’s Book Award, has been a featured World Book Day author twice and has twice been longlisted for the Carnegie Medal.

Her first book for adults, Close My Eyes, sold almost 100,000 copies, received rave reviews and was a Richard and Judy Book Club choice.

You can see Sophie giving her writing tips in a video - click here.

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Format

Paperback
272 pages
Interest Age: From 12

Author

Sophie Mckenzie
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Author's Website

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Publisher

Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd

Publication date

5th July 2012

ISBN

9780857072894

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