Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell **TOP PICK**

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ – 5 stars

This book kept me on the edge of my seat!! Here’s why…

Paul and Laurel’s daughter, Ellie, goes missing one day at the age of 15. She just disappears. Years later the effect of her disappearance has taken a toll on the family. Laurel is divorced from Paul, and their two other children, Hannah and Jake, have moved on with their lives, trying to put the past behind them. Laurel works a job a few days a week, visits her elderly mum in a nursing home and exercises regularly in order to keep some semblance of normalcy to her life. But then more devastating news comes, and Laurel struggles to find a way to keep going.

Things start looking up when Laurel meets Floyd and they begin a relationship. Floyd has two girls of his own; Sara Jade, 21, and Poppy, 9. Poppy is a precocious child who Laurel feels drawn to because of her resemblance to Ellie. Laurel might be on her way to finally putting her life back together. But then she begins to have doubts about her relationship and the man she’s dating. She’s not sure if she can trust him. She’s finding out things about Floyd that cause her to feel suspicious about him. Is he the man she thinks he is? Is her life in danger?

Then She Was Gone is psychological suspense at its best!! This was my first Lisa Jewell book and it was phenomenal!! The build up was intense, and I was thoroughly engaged in the narration from beginning to end. The characters were all very well developed and there was an amazing twist I didn’t see coming.

Regarding Lisa Jewell, I finally know what all the hoopla is about. She is an excellent writer!! I already started on another one of her books. I highly recommend Then She Was Gone.

Have you read any books by Lisa Jewell?

17 thoughts on “Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell **TOP PICK**

    • It really held my attention. I’d seen many others posting positive reviews about her books and finally got around to checking one out. I’m so glad I did!
      Thanks for stopping by Sophia Rose. 😊

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  1. I’ve noted a number of others really liking this book, I’m a little hopeless with suspense but I’ll take a look and see if I can access it on Audible for when I’m in the mood. I did like another of her books that I read. Great review again.

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    • You HAVE to read this one, Jennifer. I actually listened to it and I think it amped up the suspense. Whatever way you choose to read it, I recommend it.
      Thanks for stopping by. I’m always excited to see you my little book buddy. 🤗

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