The Taken Child

Maria Frankland

As I race towards the lake, Toby’s life unfolds before me, from the day he entered this world to his first day at school. Please let me find him. I’ll do anything. But my sweet little boy is nowhere to be seen.

It kills me that the only way I can spend proper time with my son Toby is by helping out at his school camp. I sit under the emerald green pine trees and Toby’s little face lights up as he runs past me, joining the other chattering, happy children around us. Then I see my ex, David, glaring at me and my heart sinks. He may have full custody, but he’d love nothing more than for me to disappear. Forever.

As the excitement of the first day at this isolated camp dies down, I cherish the long goodnight hug I get to give to my beautiful little boy. I’d do anything to get Toby back.

But my dreams for us are shattered when the next morning ends in shock and chaos. A body has been found. There’s a killer in the camp. We can’t trust anyone. And then my worst nightmares come true: Toby disappears.

Does the killer have my child? I’ve already come so far to protect Toby. How much further will I have to go, to get him back safe and sound?

Perfect for fans of Mark Edwards, T.M. Logan and Freida McFadden, this is a totally gripping and page-turning psychological thriller packed with incredible twists.

What readers are saying about Maria Frankland:

Absolutely gripping psychological thriller with completely unexpected twists!And I mean it! WOW! It’s WOW! I LOVED IT! And the twists! Oh well, they were totally unexpected!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Gripping, spine-chilling psychological thriller!… I was instantaneously drawn into the tangled web of love and hateOn the edge of my seat as the suspense intensifiedI turned the pages, holding my breath until the end!Superb.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Electrifyingfilled with unexpected twists and turnsGripping tale of deception, trust, and the lengths one goes to protect their family is a must-readBrace yourself for a rollercoaster of emotions and a finale that will leave you questioning everything.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Amazing domestic thriller and if you love authors like Shari Lapena and Freida McFadden, you will love I Let Her In!… This was a PAGE TURNER! I absolutely lovedWonderful.’ @whatchelseaisreading

I loved this book! The twists, the turns, and the unexpected! I couldn’t put this book down!@emily_readsalot, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

WOWBrilliantAmazingGrips you right from the start with all the twists and you think you have figured it out and then another twist appears…’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Gripped me from the very first page Kept me on the edge of my seat!Highly addictive I was dying to know what would happen… A rollercoaster of a book that takes you on a ride you won’t want to forget!@arcreviews_by_m, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

A taut and twisty thriller that left me gasping! I loved it!’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

This had me hooked from the beginning – it was full of twists and turns from all the characters… a wild ride.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Chilling, fast paced and twisty psychological thriller…! It’s dark and deliciously creepy and will keep you guessing til the very end!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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