Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Fiction, Horror, Suspense
Pages: 400 pages
Release Date: January 28th 2020
Plot: She sleeps, a pale girl in a white room . . .
Three years ago, Gabe saw his daughter taken. In the back of a rusty old car, covered in bumper stickers. He was driving behind the car. He watched her disappear. But no one believes him. Most people believe that his daughter, and wife, are dead. For a while, people believed that Gabe was responsible.
Three years later and Gabe cannot give up hope. Even though he has given up everything else. His home, his job, his old life. He spends his days and nights travelling up and down the motorway, sleeping in his camper van in service stations, searching for the car that took her. Searching for his daughter.
Katie spends a lot of her life in service stations, working as a waitress. She often sees Gabriel, or ‘the thin man’ as she has nicknamed him. She knows his story. She feels for him, because Katie understands what it’s like to lose a loved one. Nine years ago, her father was murdered. It broke her family apart. She hasn’t seen her oldest sister since the day of the funeral; the day she did something terrible.
Fran and her daughter, Alice, put in a lot of miles on the motorway. Not searching. But running. Trying to keep one step ahead of the people that want to hurt them. Because Fran knows the truth. She knows what really happened to Gabe’s daughter. She knows who is responsible. And she knows that if they ever find them, they’re dead.
Why I Need This Book: So I loved The Chalk Man By C.J. Tudor when I read it. It was such a great thriller/mystery. So since then I’ve been buying whatever she writes. I have yet to read The Hiding Place. It is on my TBR. I do hope to read it this year. Since I want to support her, I really would like to read this as well. I don’t want to know much about the story because I feel summaries for thrillers can give things away at times. If it’s anything like The Chalk Man, I know I’ll probably really enjoy this one!
Have you gotten to read this early? If so what are your thoughts on it? If not, are you guys interested in picking this up? I would love to hear your thoughts on it. I seriously can’t wait for them to come out!
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