Every year, on the same night, another girl disappears without a trace.
‘A stunningly good crime novel – tender and totally gripping’ Sunday Mirror
Lex’s wife is missing.
She left for work the morning of a terror attack in London, and no one’s seen her since. Was Olivia among the victims or did she meet a different fate?
Addie has a secret.
That same day, her dad came home covered in blood. Addie thought he’d been hurt in the attacks, but her sister Jessie found the missing woman’s purse in his room.
Jessie says she wants to help.
She takes a job as a nanny at Lex’s house, looking after his baby. But she’s not telling him the truth. And she’s getting a little too comfortable living Olivia’s life…
‘An incredibly tense and gripping thriller’ Harriet Tyce, author of Blood Orange
‘Stunning’ Jane Fallon, author of Faking Friends
‘Intensely atmospheric and creepy’ Heat
‘Chilling, gripping and unputdownable, with a wonderful protagonist – a must-read this summer’ Karen Hamilton, bestselling author of The Perfect Girlfriend
‘Extraordinary. Shocking, yet subtle, the menace drips off every page . . . an almost unbearably good read’ Caz Frear, bestselling author of Sweet Little Lies
‘Phoebe Locke has knocked it out of the park once again with The July Girls. Atmospheric and beautifully written, it really is stunningly good’ Cass Green, bestselling author of In a Cottage In a Wood ‘A stunningly original coming-of-age thriller . . . A triumph!’ Emily Gunnis, author of THE GIRL IN THE LETTER