By Fionnuala Kearney
Published by Harper (22 September 2016)
THE DAY I LOST YOU WAS THE DAY I DISCOVERED I NEVER REALLY KNEW YOU
When Jess’s daughter, Anna, is reported lost in an avalanche, everything changes.
Jess’s first instinct is to protect Rose, Anna’s five-year-old daughter. But then she starts to uncover Anna’s other life - unearthing a secret that alters their whole world irrevocably . . .
THE DAY I LOST YOU WAS THE DAY YOU TORE OUR FAMILY APART
The Day I Lost You is a well-written, moving and emotional story of loss, family secrets and heartbreak - definitely a book to be read with tissues close at hand.
When Anna goes missing after an avalanche, her mother Jess struggles to control her grief, believing Anna will be found. Jess puts her efforts into looking after her grand-daughter Rose, keeping her safe until Anna comes home. But as Jess begins to delve into her daughter's life, she realises her daughter had secrets - what was Anna keeping from her family, and why?
The Day I Lost You is perfect cold weather reading, snuggled under a blanket. It has a whole host of believable characters, an intriguing story and provides an emotional rollercoaster read.
I received an Advance Reader Copy.