Little Girl Lost: A serial killer thriller that will have you hooked

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Her breath rose and fell in fearful gasps but it was too late. She could already see what she dreaded most. The back seat was empty. 

Her little girl was gone. 

 lives the perfect life with her doting husband and adorable baby Izzy. But someone knows a secret about Abigail and they want the truth to be told.

When Izzy is snatched from a carpark, it becomes as case for Detective Robyn Carter. Someone has been sending threatening messages to Abigail from an anonymous number. What is Abigail hiding? 

Roby’s instincts tell her there’s a connection between Izzy’s abduction and two murders she is investigating. But the last time she acted on impulse her fiancé was killed. To break this case and earn her place back on the force, she must learn to trust herself again – and fast. Robyn is on the hunt for a ruthless serial killer. And unless she gets to the twisted individual in time a little girl will die ….

Gripping, fast paced and nail-bitingly tense, this serial killer thriller will chill you to the bone. Perfect for fans of Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott and Karin Slaughter.

What everyone is saying about Little Girl Lost:

'What a page turner! Wow. My head was spinning from the first page to the last. I was so gripped by the introduction to the characters and then just pulled right into the meat of the thriller until the very last page! Five Stars!Jersey Girl Forever

'The suspense was fantastic ...the drive to keep turning pages was overpowering ...really well written I want more!The Belgian Reviewer

'This book totally gripped me from start to finish. It is a very cleverly crafted thriller which leaves no loose ends. Five stars!Sincerely Book Angels

'I was gripped from the first page it was really good. I couldn't put it down, I was engaged right through to the end of the book. A solid 5 out of 5.Bonnie's Book Talk

'If I didn’t have do to things like work, Little Girl Lost would have been a one-sitting read. As it was, it was still a one day read before work, at lunch, and finishing it up late last night. It was that suspenseful.Unrepetant Bibliovores

'Wow! What a book! I started reading it and couldn't stop - kept turning the pages and finished it in one sitting ...I am absolutely blown away!For the Love of Books

'This was such a good book, I hardly know where to start. This was like a merry - go - round .. up and down, around and around. Five Stars!' Strong Book Reviews

'OMG what can I say? This is the first book I have read by Carol Wyer and I find it very hard to believe that this is her first thriller. I was totally hooked from the first page and the suspense kept delivering all the way through the book right to the last page with several red herrings to keep the reader guessing. This is a very special book that has all the makings of a bestseller and I eagerly await the next in the series.All Things Books

'An exciting female detective and thrilling storytelling ...I'm already looking forward to the next book in the series!' Reviewing and Recommended Reads

'Wow! What a book! I started reading it and couldn't stop - kept turning the pages and finished it in one sitting!' Renita D'Silva

'This was certainly a gripping read, Carol Wyer presents the reader with a large jigsaw puzzle, or that's what it feels like I found myself constantly wondering how the pieces would fit together, but the author very skilfully puts them all together in the most spectacular way. I will certainly read the next book in the series without hesitationThe Book Review Cafe 

'Can't wait to see what is next in store for D.I.Robyn Carter!' Best Crime Books and More

Ratings and reviews

122 reviews
Midge Odonnell
January 16, 2018
This is a mixed bag of a book and I am still not entirely sure what to think of it. Unusually for the genre the focus really isn't on the procedural side of things or the personality of the investigators. Yes DI Carter is damaged but, although her personal losses are mentioned multiple times, we are not beaten over the head with it and she definitely doesn't let it cloud her work. Yes, she does work more off her hunches rather than the evidence but not in an overtly "maverick" way. So that was entirely refreshing, as was her relationships with other officers and the few scenes set within the station were full of the dark humour, pithy comments and camaraderie that we like to think exist within the Police. The real problem comes with the actual series of crimes taking place in the book. The opening abuse is needlessly explicit and seems designed to shock and appall rather than to set the scene for the events to come. There are also sections where disbelief must be suspended - seriously, you can just change your name and move town and schools will enrol your child without any sort of information on their past academic history. This is a contemporary tale so I found that completely unbelievable and everyone seems to have a secret identity. The whole premise is that Alice wants revenge for the "abandonment" of her mother by the actor Paul Matthews. After his son, Lucas, graphically assaults her as a small child they are thrown out and her mother turns to prostitution to survive; once she dies Alice feels duty bound to avenge her as everything that went wrong was all the fault of the Matthew's family. Alice has multiple aliases that she has used over the years and the difficulty now is deciding which of the many female characters in the book is her - is she Abigail Thorne, Zoe Cooper, Claire Lewis, Rachel or someone we haven't even been introduced to yet. Sadly, in an attempt to keep the reader guessing as to the true identities of every one of the women mentioned above the tale becomes confused rather than twisty. The telling is cloudy and whilst it is good to be kept guessing for a change I did find myself frequently mentally disassociating from the story and trying desperately to marry the events together. The obfuscation should have elevated the story but it was handled rather poorly in places but I do see light at the end of the tunnel for this series, a little more honing of her skills and we could have an excellent author in the genre. I will try the next DI Carter book and may fall in love with the series who knows.
Charles Treviso
November 17, 2019
500 page book, took me about 350 pages to get into this book. Confusing, story development etc was just so drawn out I suffered to get through this book.
Sarah Brown
February 18, 2017
Enjoyed reading this book, only criticism would be I figured out very early on what the ending would entail. That being said, I'll still look out for new books by this author.
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