Then She Was Gone: A Novel By Lisa Jewell
“Then She Was Gone” is a novel a couple of fifteen-year-old woman named Ellie Mack who disappears in 2005. A lot of the ebook takes place in 2015, and is instructed from the perspective of Laurel Mack, the lacking woman’s mom. Ellie was Laurel’s youngest daughter.
Ellie Mack was the right daughter. She was fifteen, the youngest of three. Beloved by her dad and mom, pals, and academics, and half of a teenaged golden couple. Ellie was days away from idyllic post-exams summer time trip, together with her entire life forward of her. After which she was gone.
Now, her mom Laurel Mack is making an attempt to place her life again collectively. It’s been ten years since her daughter disappeared, seven years since her marriage ended, and solely months because the final clue in Ellie’s case was unearthed. So when she meets an unexpectedly charming man in a café, nobody is extra stunned than Laurel at how rapidly their flirtation develops into one thing deeper. Earlier than she is aware of it, she’s assembly Floyd’s daughters—and his youngest, Poppy, takes Laurel’s breath away.
As a result of taking a look at Poppy is like taking a look at Ellie. And now, the unanswered questions she’s tried so exhausting to place to relaxation start to hang-out Laurel anew. The place did Ellie go? Did she actually run away from house, because the police have lengthy suspected, or was there a extra sinister motive for her disappearance? Who’s Floyd, actually? And why does his daughter remind Laurel so viscerally of her personal lacking woman?