The Night She Disappeared: A Novel

The Night She Disappeared: A Novel

by Lisa Jewell (Author)


“Utterly gripping with richly drawn, hugely compelling characters, this is a first-class thriller with heart.” —Lucy Foley, New York Times bestselling author

“Insane suspense.” —Lee Child, New York Times bestselling author

“Her best thriller yet.” —Harlan Coben, New York Times bestselling author

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Then She Was Gone comes another riveting work of psychological suspense about a beautiful young couple’s disappearance on a gorgeous summer night, and the mother who will never give up trying to find them...

On a beautiful summer night in a charming English suburb, a young woman and her boyfriend disappear after partying at the massive country estate of a new college friend.

One year later, a writer moves into a cottage on the edge of the woods that border the same estate. Known locally as the Dark Place, the dense forest is the writer’s favorite area for long walks and it’s on one such walk that she stumbles upon a mysterious note that simply reads, “DIG HERE.”

Could this be a clue towards what has happened to the missing young couple? And what exactly is buried in this haunted ground?

With her signature “rich, dark, and intricately twisted” (Ruth Ware, New York Times bestselling author) prose, Lisa Jewell has crafted a dazzling work of suspense that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the final page.

In the captivating pages of Lisa Jewell's "The Night She Disappeared," delve into a world of mystery and suspense as you follow the gripping tale of Tallulah Hart, a young journalist whose life takes a sinister turn on a cold winter night.

One fateful evening, Tallulah stumbles upon a disturbing scene while jogging in the woods near her home. She discovers an abandoned car with a baby inside, and the baby's mother nowhere to be found. As she reports the incident to the authorities, Tallulah finds herself drawn into a complex web of secrets, lies, and dark connections.

Driven by an insatiable need for the truth, Tallulah embarks on a dangerous quest to uncover the secrets surrounding the disappearance of the young mother. She soon realizes that the idyllic community she calls home hides a sinister underbelly of buried truths and hidden motives.

As Tallulah digs deeper, she finds herself caught in a deadly game of cat and mouse with a cunning adversary who will stop at nothing to protect their secrets. With her own life now in jeopardy, Tallulah must race against time to expose the truth and bring justice for the missing mother and her abandoned child.

In "The Night She Disappeared," Lisa Jewell masterfully weaves a tapestry of suspense, intrigue, and psychological depth. With her signature flair for storytelling, she creates a riveting narrative that keeps readers on the edge of their seats until the very last page.


403 pages