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How I Lost You

The Number 1 Ebook Bestseller

By Jenny Blackhurst

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Jenny Blackhurst's debut psychological thriller and #1 Kindle bestseller HOW I LOST YOU was described by Clare Mackintosh as 'utterly gripping'. If you love Louise Jensen's THE SISTER or Tracy Buchanan's NO TURNING BACK you will love this. They told her she killed her son. She served her time. But what if they lied?

Jenny Blackhurst's debut psychological thriller and #1 Kindle bestseller HOW I LOST YOU was described by Clare Mackintosh as 'utterly gripping'. If you love Louise Jensen's THE SISTER or Tracy Buchanan's NO TURNING BACK you will love this.

My name is Emma Cartwright. Three years ago I was Susan Webster, and I murdered my twelve-week-old son Dylan.

I have no memory of what happened but you believe what your loved ones, your doctor and the police are telling you, don't you?

But if you can't remember what happened, how can you be sure that they are telling the truth?

And if there was the smallest chance your son was alive, wouldn't you do anything to get him back?
If there was the smallest chance your son was alive, what would you do to get him back?

A fantastic debut from an outstanding talent.

Biographical Notes

Jenny Blackhurst grew up in Shropshire where she still lives with her husband and children. Growing up she spent hours reading and talking about crime novels - writing her own seemed like natural progression. Inspired by the emotions she felt around her own son's birth, How I Lost You is Jenny's thrilling debut crime novel.

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  • ISBN: 9781472218988
  • Publication date: 09 Oct 2014
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As twisted as a mountain road, Blackhurst's fast-moving and unputdownable debut will keep you glued to your seat — Alex Marwood
Utterly gripping - brilliant debut! — Clare Mackintosh author of I LET YOU GO
An absolute and complete page turner that had me completely enthralled . . . Definitely highly recommended for fans of psychological thrillers — www.lizlovesbooks.com
Amazing read that I couldn't put down, gripping storyline, brilliant debut' — Helen M Jones, Amazon, 5*
Haunting, moving and wonderful! A gripping interpretation of post-natal emotions and the roller coaster that follows — Sarah Morris, Amazon, 5*
Loved this book! Once I got started I couldn't put it down desperate to know the next twist or turn — E Webster, Amazon, 5*
This is the best book that I've read in a long time . . . I was completely hooked — Tried and Tested, Amazon, 5*
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