Dear Amy: The Sunday Times Bestselling Psychological Thriller

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Penguin Books Limited, Jun 16, 2016 - Fiction - 352 pages
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Would you risk your life to save a stranger?

A local schoolgirl has been missing for weeks when Margot Lewis, agony aunt of the 'Dear Amy' advice column, receives a letter:

Dear Amy,

I've been kidnapped by a strange man.
I don't know where I am.

Please help me,
Bethan Avery

This must be a hoax. Because Bethan Avery is another young girl, who went missing twenty years ago.

As more letters arrive, Margot becomes consumed by finding the sender and - unlike the police - convinced that the girls' disappearances are connected.

Solving this puzzle could save someone's life - but could it also cost Margot her own?

'A first-rate psychological thriller. It's simply impossible to guess what's coming next' Irish Independent

'Terrific - delivers suspense, twists and smart writing' Julia Heaberlin, Sunday Times bestselling author of Black-Eyed Susans

'Haunting . . . this story will stay with you' Jane Corry, author of My Husband's Wife

'Skilfully handled. An accomplished psychological twister' Daily Mail

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User Review  - justacatandabook - LibraryThing

Margot Lewis is a harried teacher who also works as an advice columnist (Dear Amy) for the local paper. She's going through a divorce and rattled by the fact that one of her students, Katie, has gone ... Read full review

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User Review  - VanessaCW - LibraryThing

This is a gripping psychological thriller with quite a few twists and turns. Margot Lewis is a teacher and also an agony aunt for a local paper in Cambridge. When a young girl goes missing, Margot ... Read full review

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About the author (2016)

Helen Callaghan was born in Los Angeles, California, to British parents, and her early years were spent in both the US and UK. After several early false starts as a nurse, barmaid and actor, she settled into bookselling, working as a fiction specialist and buyer for a variety of bookshops. Eventually, she studied for her A-Levels at night school and achieved a place at Cambridge University as a mature student.

Helen's debut novel, Dear Amy, was a Sunday Times bestseller.

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