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Ghost Girl
10 Apr 2014 * EBOOK * £4.99 * 9781781857663

When detective's daughter Stella Darnell discovers some old photos in her fathers darkroom, an old case is reopened. The oldest photo dates back to 1966 when a ten year-old girl witnesses something that will haunt her forever.

Fiction / FF (Crime Fiction)
Extent: 480 pages
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The Runaway
The Detective's Daughter Series Boxset
The Detective's Daughter
The Detective's Secret
The House With No Rooms
The Dog Walker
The Death Chamber
The Playground Murders
The Distant Dead
The Mystery of Yew Tree House
Also in The Detective's Daughter series
Ghost GirlThe Detective's Daughter, 2by Lesley Thomson


Seven cryptic photographs. A decades-old case. Can one woman find a killer?

Before his death, Terry Darnell was a famous detective. His daughter Stella, a cleaner, has inherited his methodical mind. She has also inherited a strange case file: seven photographs of empty streets. Why did her father keep them for so many years?

One photo dates from 1966, to a day when a young girl witnessed something that would haunt her forever.

As Stella scrubs away at the truth, the events of that day begin to haunt her too...

Ghost Girl.
The Detective's Secret.
The House With No Rooms.
The Dog Walker.

Lesley Thomson grew up in west London. Her first novel, A Kind of Vanishing, won the People's Book Prize in 2010. Her second novel, The Detective's Daughter, was a #1 bestseller and the resulting series has sold over 750,000 copies. Lesley divides her time between Sussex and Gloucestershire. She lives with her partner and her dog. Visit her website at

Thomson's previous book sold 500,000 Ebooks and spent 2 months at #1 in the Kindle charts.

Gripping and unusual series: two eccentric outsiders solve cold cases in London.

MARKET: Kate Atkinson; Belinda Bauer.

'This is a haunting novel about loss and reconciliation, driven by a simple but clever plot' The Sunday Times

A clever mystery plot... its excellence is in the characters, all credible and memorable' Literary Review

'A terrific crime novel [with] compelling characters and brilliant central premise' Elly Griffiths

'A well crafted, spooky mystery' DIVA

'A really intelligent book with a multi-layered plot and brilliant real characters' Brighton and Hove Independent

A gripping crime novel with several twists... Lesley Thomson has a satisfying and winning formula' The Good Book Guide

'One of my favourite books of the year. There is a depth to the characters and a compassion for them which stays with you long after you've read the last page' Jane Lythell

'Fans of slow and steady suspense will feel they've received their money's worth' Karne Keefe

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