Alice Teale is Missing: The gripping thriller packed with twists

Penguin UK
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YOU HAD A SECRET. ALICE FOUND OUT.

'A highly entertaining, gripping and compulsive crime read, with many twists and turns' *****
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Alice Teale walked out of school at the end of a bright spring day.

She's not been seen since.

Alice was popular and well-liked, and her boyfriend, friends and family are desperate to find her.

But soon it's clear that everyone in her life has something to hide.

Then the police receive a disturbing package.

Pages from Alice's precious diary.

Who could have sent them? And what have they done with Alice?

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Praise for Howard Linskey:

'THIS STORY WILL CAUSE NIGHTMARES, IT IS THAT GOOD' DAILY MAIL

'DARK, CLEVER AND ENGROSSING' C. L. Taylor

'I WAS HOOKED FROM START TO FINISH' LJ Ross

'ONE OF THE BEST WRITERS AROUND' Mark Billingham

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About the author

H. A. Linskey is originally from Ferryhill in County Durham, but now lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and daughter. Under Howard Linskey, he is the author of a series of crime novels set in the North-East, featuring detective Ian Bradshaw and journalists Tom Carney and Helen Norton.
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Publisher
Penguin UK
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Published on
Nov 14, 2019
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Pages
416
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ISBN
9781405933339
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Crime
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators
Fiction / Thrillers / Crime
Fiction / Thrillers / Psychological
Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
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