The Lost Child

The Lost Child

From the bestselling author of The Girl in the Letter

Emily Gunnis


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A tragic death. A missing baby. A long-kept secret...

Read The Lost Child, the heartwrenching new novel from the author of The Girl in the Letter, Emily Gunnis. If you love the novels of Kate Morton and Lucinda Riley, you will love this.

Some novels hold you in their spell and never let you go...

1960. Thirteen-year-old Rebecca lives in fear of her father's temper. As a storm batters Seaview Cottage one night, she hears a visitor at the door and a violent argument ensues. By the time the police arrive, Rebecca's parents are dead and the visitor has fled. No one believes Rebecca heard a stranger downstairs...

2014. Iris, a journalist, is sent to cover the story of a new mother on the run with her desperately ill baby. But fatefully the trail leads to the childhood home of Iris's own mother, Rebecca...Seaview Cottage.

As Iris races to unravel what happened the night Rebecca's parents were killed, it's time for Seaview Cottage to give up its secrets.

Readers adore the novels of Emily Gunnis...

'Compelling, twisty, heart-wrenching and thought-provoking. A novel that stays with you' Sophie Kinsella

'Truly hard to put down. Fast paced, brilliantly plotted and desperately sad at times - all hallmarks of a bestseller' Lesley Pearse

'A pacy, heartrending read' S magazine, Sunday Express

'As moving as it is disturbing. A real triumph' Woman & Home