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THE LOST

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Published: 25/11/2021

SYNOPSIS

A MISSING CHILD

Ten years ago, the disappearance of firearms police officer Jonah Colley’s young son almost destroyed him.

A GRUESOME DISCOVERY

A plea for help from an old friend leads Jonah to Slaughter Quay, and the discovery of four bodies. Brutally attacked and left for dead, he is the only survivor.

A SEARCH FOR THE TRUTH

Under suspicion himself, he uncovers a network of secrets and lies about the people he thought he knew – forcing him to question what really happened all those years ago…

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THE LOST REVIEWS

A terrific thriller from one of our finest crime writers at the top of his game.’

PETER JAMES

‘Beckett has created a roaring, full throated thriller.’

DAILY MAIL

‘Beckett is an expert in doling out information in the right-sized snippets and at the right intervals to keep the tension high.’

LITERARY REVIEW

‘A brutal, kinetic thrill ride.’

CRIME MONTHLY

‘Oh my goodness! This is one of my reads of 2021.’

READINGSTUFFNTHINGS.BLOGSPOT

‘Led me on a journey littered with peril, jeopardy, double crossing and some very heightened emotions … Nice Job, Mr Beckett. Roll on book two.’

JEN MED’S BOOK REVIEWS

‘Captured my attention and grasped it tight … Simon Beckett is a natural storyteller. A series and a protagonist to watch out for!’

LIVE AND DEADLY

‘An action packed, high adrenaline, fast paced thriller that kept me riveted to the pages.’

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