Behind Closed Doors (Briarstone)

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9780062276094: Behind Closed Doors (Briarstone)

'To begin with, nothing was certain except her own terror . . .'

Ten years ago, fourteen-year-old Scarlett Rainsford vanished without a trace during a family holiday to Greece. Not being able to find Scarlett was one of the biggest regrets of DCI Louisa Smith's career and when Scarlett is discovered back in her home town after all this time, Lou is determined to find out what happened to her and why she remained hidden for so long. Was she abducted or did she run away?

As Lou and her team delve deeper into Scarlett's past, their investigation throws up more questions than it answers. But as they edge closer to the truth about what really went on behind closed doors, it is more sinister and disturbing than they had ever imagined.

From the bestselling author of Into the Darkest Corner comes an unsettling and compulsively readable novel that will keep you under its spell until the very last page.

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I never wanted to stop reading; both Scarlett's story and the developing relationships within the major incident team are gripping stuff ( Mystery People)

Elizabeth Haynes is the most exciting thing to happen to crime fiction in a long time ( Sophie Hannah)

Intensely evocative, you can almost smell the police and interview rooms . . . authentic, gripping and all-consuming ( Daily Mail)

The sprinkling of jet-black comedy and the authentic voice . . . keeps you going back for more ( The Sun on Under a Silent Moon)

Oozes authenticity ( Daily Express on Under a Silent Moon)

A gripping read that will have you guessing until the end ( Evening Telegraph on Under a Silent Moon)

Elizabeth Haynes doesn't falter ( Mystery People Blog)

Enough surprises to keep you mystified right to the end ( Essentials Magazine on Under a Silent Moon)

This is a book that will thrill lovers of the police procedural ( Crime Fiction Lover Blog on Under a Silent Moon)

Had me hooked . . . I immediately wanted to turn back to the beginning and start reading again ( Bookbag Blog on Under a Silent Moon)

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'Elizabeth Haynes is the most exciting thing to happen to crime fiction for a long time' Sophie Hannah

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