Jenny is a successful family doctor, the mother of three great teenagers, married to a celebrated neurosurgeon. But when her youngest child, 15-year-old Naomi, doesn't come home after her school play, Jenny's seemingly ideal life begins to crumble. The authorities launch a nationwide search with no success. Naomi has vanished, and her family is broken.
Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Daughter by Jane Shemilt, read by Sophie Aldred. I still don't know why we had to check. Did we really think you would be there, curled up and sleeping on the stage? That we would put our arms round you, and take you home? Naomi has vanished, leaving her family broken and her mother Jenny desperately searching for answers. But the traces fifteen-year-old Naomi left behind reveal a very different girl to the one Jenny thought she'd raised.
Emma e Adam Jordan sono due medici all'apice della carriera, così quando viene loro offerta l'opportunità di trascorrere un anno in Africa, con i tre figli, per collaborare a un progetto di ricerca, accettano con entusiasmo, convinti sia l'occasione che aspettano da sempre. E sarà di certo un'esperienza che non dimenticheranno, ma non per le ragioni che i Jordan immaginano. Quando una sera Emma torna a casa e trova vuota la culla del piccolo Sam, la famiglia capisce che il sogno si è trasformato nel peggiore degli incubi.
The haunting new novel from the author of 2014's stunning Richard and Judy Book Club best seller Daughter. Emma and Adam are doctors at the top of their fields, and so when they are offered the chance to take their three children to Africa for a year for a research placement it seems like the opportunity of a lifetime. It's going to be an experience they'll never forget. But for all the wrong reasons.