She Lies in Wait

She Lies in Wait On a scorching July night in a group of teenagers goes camping in the forest Bright and brilliant they are destined for great things and the youngest of the group Aurora Jackson is delighted t

  • Title: She Lies in Wait
  • Author: Gytha Lodge
  • ISBN: 1984817353
  • Page: 380
  • Format: Hardcover
  • On a scorching July night in 1983, a group of teenagers goes camping in the forest Bright and brilliant, they are destined for great things, and the youngest of the group Aurora Jackson is delighted to be allowed to tag along The evening starts like any other they drink, they dance, they fight, they kiss Some of them slip off into the woods in pairs, others are left jea On a scorching July night in 1983, a group of teenagers goes camping in the forest Bright and brilliant, they are destined for great things, and the youngest of the group Aurora Jackson is delighted to be allowed to tag along The evening starts like any other they drink, they dance, they fight, they kiss Some of them slip off into the woods in pairs, others are left jealous and heartbroken But by morning, Aurora has disappeared Her friends claim that she was safe the last time they saw her, right before she went to sleep An exhaustive investigation is launched, but no trace of the teenager is ever found.Thirty years later, Aurora s body is unearthed in a hideaway that only the six friends knew about, and Jonah Sheens is put in charge of solving the long cold case Back in 1983, as a young cop in their small town, he had known the teenagers including Aurora personally, even before taking part in the search Now he s determined to finally get to the truth of what happened that night Sheens s investigation brings the members of the camping party back to the forest, where they will be confronted once again with the events that left one of them dead, and all of them profoundly changed forever Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Hardcover, 368 pages Published January 8

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    • Gytha Lodge

      Gytha Lodge is a multi award winning playwright, novelist and writer for video games and screen She is also a single parent who blogs about the ridiculousness of bringing up a mega nerd small boy She has a profound addiction to tea, crosswords and awful puns When not writing, she heads up a copywriting team at a global translation firm, where she generally tries to keep all the video game writi Gytha Lodge is a multi award winning playwright, novelist and writer for video games and screen She is also a single parent who blogs about the ridiculousness of bringing up a mega nerd small boy She has a profound addiction to tea, crosswords and awful puns When not writing, she heads up a copywriting team at a global translation firm, where she generally tries to keep all the video game writing to herself She studied English at Cambridge, where she became known quite quickly for her brand of twisty, dark yet entertaining drama She later took the Creative Writing MA at UEA She has signed with Penguin Random House worldwide for the first three books in her crime series featuring DCI Jonah Sheens She Lies in Wait will be released in January 2019 and can be preordered in the US and the UK here

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    • July 1983 six teenagers go into the woods only 5 come out After a night of partying in the woods, fourteen year old Aurora Jackson is missing She went on the camping trip with her older sister, Topaz and her friends After a night of drinking, the teens discover that Aurora s sleeping bag is empty and cold Where has she gone Who last saw her Did she leave on her own Did she wander off and get lost Is someone responsible for her being missing Thirty years later, DCI Jonah Sheens is call July 1983 [...]


    • Yikes I m sorry guys, but this one was a long ride on the struggle bus for me As other reviewers have mentioned, it felt like a rip off of both of Riley Sager s published novels Final Girls and The Last Time She Lied , and he did it in a much cohesive way It was an easy solve I can see most readers guessing in the first 25 30% , and there just wasn t a single aspect of this book that stood out as unique or memorable for me I hate giving poor reviews of books, but this is one case w [...]


    • Of all of the genres that I love, and I do love a lot, the one I find myself immersed in most often is police procedurals Police Procedurals are a sub genre of Detective Crime novels and are told from the police point of view, often involving several, often unrelated cases that seemingly come together in the end I give you this definition because She Lies in Wait is, honestly, a perfect example of a British police procedural done well.Thirty years ago, six teenagers went camping in the woods Of [...]


    • A decades old disappearance brings the case back into the spotlight when the body is discovered Secrets, deception, lies, and the search for the truth made this debut mystery by Gytha Lodge a gripping mystery that I couldn t put down I loved this book everything from the premise to the characters were so engaging I will be reading the next in this new series as soon as she can write it ReflectionThis book really centers around a tangled web of secrets and lies On the fateful night Aurora dis A d [...]


    • DCI Jonah Sheens has been a cop for than 30 years heads up the station in Southampton Between cases, management meetings, days off are hard to come by As the book opens he s enjoying a rare chance to cycle in the hills until his phone rings A body has been found near a campsite in New Forest No clues, no witnesses No problem Jonah knows who it is.Thirty years ago, he was a fresh faced newbie who joined the search for missing 14 year old Aurora Jackson Her sister Topaz was DCI Jonah Sheens has be [...]


    • Bones are found 30 years after a young girl goes missing on a camping trip The DCI for the new homicide case, Jonah Sheens, was a young man at the time and knew the victim from school This is the first in a new series involving Jonah Sheens The book focuses on trust and friendship Six teenage friends go camping and only five return But not all the relationships have held up, so the stories coming out now are different than they were at the time We learn not only about the relationships of Bones [...]


    • 1983 Topaz Coralie Jojo Benners Connor Brett.Aurora.When Aurora Jackson accepts an invitation to go camping with her older sister and her friends, she has no idea it will be her last night alive The younger girl feels shy and out of place as the older kids get to drinking, drugs, dancing and The party goes late into the night until everyone passes out In the morning, when they wake, the older kids find nothing of Aurora but her cold sleeping bag.With no trace of her found, suspicio 1983 Topaz Co [...]


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