Published by Grand Central Publishing on February 3rd 2015
Genres: Fiction, Suspense, Thrillers
ARC provided by Grand Central Publishing
In a forest in Denmark, a ranger discovers the fresh corpse of an unidentified woman. A large scar on one side of her face should make the identification easy, but nobody has reported her missing. After four days, Louise Rick--the new commander of the Missing Persons Department--is still without answers. But when she releases a photo to the media, an older woman phones to say that she recognizes the woman as Lisemette, a child she once cared for in the state mental institution many years ago. Lisemette, like the other children in the institution, was abandoned by her family and branded a "forgotten girl." But Louise soon discovers something more disturbing: Lisemette had a twin, and both girls were issued death certificates over 30 years ago. As the investigation brings Louise closer to her childhood home, she uncovers more crimes that were committed-and hidden-in the forest, and finds a terrible link to her own past that has been carefully concealed.
This was an excellent thriller that drew me in right away. The characters were complex and very well written. The girls were heartbreaking. The Forgotten Girls was a mystery was set well and had me biting my nails until the revelation. I will be watching for more from this author. *This is a […]