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The Runaway
01 Jul 2015 * EBOOK * £0.99 * 9781784970710

Stella Darnell understands that her mum and dad don't want to live together anymore. Her mum says she'll have special weekends just to see her dad – but Stella knows that when her dad is solving crimes, there's no time for her. And so, aged seven and a half, the detective's daughter decides to run away...

Fiction / FF (Crime Fiction)
Extent: 37 pages
Exclusive: GB CA AU NZ IN ZA SG US
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Ghost Girl
The Detective's Secret
The House With No Rooms
The Dog Walker
The Death Chamber
The Playground Murders
The Distant Dead
Also in The Detective's Daughter series
The Runaway: A Detective's Daughter Short StoryThe Detective's DaughterLesley Thomson

An exclusive short story from the bestselling author of The Detective's Daughter.

Stella Darnell understands that her mum and dad don't want to live together anymore. But she wishes she didn't have to say goodbye to her bedroom, or pack her hateful pink suitcase that bangs against her legs. Her mum says she'll have special weekends just to see her dad – but Stella knows that when her dad is solving crimes, there's no time for her.

And so, aged seven and a half, the detective's daughter decides to run away...

Lesley Thomson is the author of the Detective's Daughter series of West London-set mysteries featuring private investigators Stella, a cleaner, and Jack, a tube driver. The first novel, The Detective's Daughter, became an ebook phenomenon in 2013, staying at number 1 in the digital charts for 3 months. Since then, the series has gone on to sell 800,000 copies worldwide. Lesley is an active member of the UK crimewriting community, and appeared at several crime festivals in 2019, including CrimeFest, Harrogate, Morecambe & Vice and Capital Crime. She lives in Lewes with her partner and her dog. visit her website at lesleythomson.co.uk

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