Find the Girl: An utterly addictive and unputdownable crime thriller

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34 reviews

About this ebook

The tent door flutters in the warm breeze, opening towards the silent woods beyond. A silk eye mask lies on top of the empty sleeping bag, blood-red spots ruining the cream fabric…


When a woman disappears from Forest Pines campsite, Detective Morgan Brookes scrambles a search party. Sara Fletcher has never missed a lunch date with her best friend and when Morgan finds a large rip in Sara’s tent, she knows that something terrible must have happened. About to lose hope after hours combing through the acres of dense forest, the excited bark of a tracker dog leads Morgan to female remains, partially covered by leaves and dirt – but the bones don’t belong to Sara.


Morgan trawls through missing persons files until she finds three cold cases with chilling similarities – three other victims dating back twenty years who were taken from campsites while they slept, by a killer the police called the Travelling Man. The post-mortems indicate he kept them alive for 72 hours, meaning every second is crucial to find Sara alive.


Morgan’s team is terrified that this twisted murderer has returned. But Morgan also can’t ignore the fact that a merciless killer from her own past has recently escaped from prison… Could they be chasing the wrong man? If she’s correct, how deep will she have to dig to save Sara and other innocent women like her before time runs out for them all?


A completely unputdownable, heart-in-your-mouth crime thriller. Fans of Angela Marsons, Lisa Regan and Rachel Abbott will be glued to the page!


Readers love Find the Girl:


‘Wow… wow… just WOW!!!! … this book is DA Best!! … I was so hooked and into the story that I stayed up all night reading the book!… I simply, simply couldn’t put this book down! … Intense, nail biting, action-packed unputdownable thriller… Worth five complete stars!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


‘My heart is still pounding hours after the last page. Oh my god what a heart-stopping read…. I had chills… Easily in my top 10 for this year.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


‘Absolutely BRILLIANT… Had me on the edge of my seat… Phifer is a superb writer that has me hooked into her books as they grip you from start to finish. 5*.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


‘Wow oh wow!! What a book!!My new favourite!! … This is gripping from the very beginning. I have found this completely unpredictableMade my heart pound at certain parts of this book. Events have literally taken my breath away… I have been completely pulled in and unwilling to return to reality… Definitely a five-star read.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


‘Wow! What a nail biter! My heart was pounding almost the whole book! This book had suspense, intrigue, action, and a great who done it!… A definite great read!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


‘WOW!… This book had me on the edge of my seat and guessing right up until the end… My favourite of the 5 in the series so far… PLEASE, keep writing this series!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


‘BEST ONE IN THE SERIES.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘One of the best thrillers I’ve read all yearliterally kept me on the edge of my seat until the last page.’ Netgalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Chilling… Page after page of tension and suspense.’ Netgalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


‘I honestly felt like I was racing towards the finishing line.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


‘I just devoured it.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Ratings and reviews

34 reviews
Mary Kuhlmann
January 19, 2022
Thank you to NetGalley for providing a digital advanced reader copy of this book. The opinions expressed below are my own and were not requested or required. August 1997 a single woman goes to a campsite and sets up on the border of the fenced off forest, she is taken into the woods and tied to a tree. Present day, Morgan is called to the campsite where a camper has gone missing, near the edge of the woods, her tent torn from the back and drops of blood inside. This is the 5th in the Morgan Brookes series, and I LOVED it. This is one of my favorite series and as soon as I finish reading it, I can't wait for the next one to be released. I spent probably the last half wondering and hoping that Morgan wasn't going to get herself in trouble the way she always seems too. Of course, trouble finds her no matter how careful she is or who she is surrounded by. There were some intense moments. The relationship between Morgan and Ben although obvious to EVERYONE around them just doesn't seem to make itself known to them, yet. Also, I would like to say that Declan is probably my favorite person in all the detective series I have read. He is so caring and compassionate to the victims. I absolutely love him.
January 27, 2022
This book is creepy in the best way! I love thrillers that involve the woods and camping scenes. I don't scare easily, but "Find The Girl" by Helen Phifer had me turning on the lights in my house. This is the 5th book in the "Detective Morgan Brookes Series". I plan to read the other four books pronto. When Sara goes mysteriously missing from her tent at the "Forest Pines" campsite, Morgan Brookes (a local detective) is called out to investigate. At the scene is evidence that Sara has been kidnapped. Additionally, Morgan and her team find a female skeleton that has been dead too long for it to be Sara's remains. The two cases parallel evidence from older unsolved crimes leading detectives to believe a serial killer may be on the loose. Helen Phifer masterfully lays out this spine-chilling novel in intricate page-by-page detail. I loved this book! "Find The Girl" will be published January 19, 2022. Thank you NetGalley and Bookouture for my free e-book in exchange for my honest review.
Judy Odom
January 19, 2022
First Girl to Die is a roller coaster, nail bitter of a read that will keep the lights on to the final page. A girl is missing from the local campground and a skeleton has also been found. Could this be a serial killer. Ben, Morgan and team are racing against the clock to try and find the missing girl. Morgan we need to talk. You take too many chances but that's what makes Morgan so special. Every book in this series ramps up the tension and Find the Girl is no exception. Put this book/series on the top of your TBR pile , walk the dog before you start reading and sit back and enjoy. Can't wait for Book 6 !

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