Keep Her Close

Erik Therme

Someone took your daughter. And nobody believes you…


Three-year-old Ally was found alone in a parking lot.

She was barefoot and dressed only in a yellow sundress. In the middle of winter.

What kind of person would abandon their daughter?


Fifteen years later and Ally has a new family.

But her real father has sent her a letter.

And now Ally is missing.

A gripping twist-filled thriller that will have you looking over your shoulder. Perfect for fans of Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train and Teresa Driscoll.

What everyone’s saying about Keep Her Close:

‘A fast-paced thriller that kept me on the edge of my seat. I read it in one day as I did not want to put it down.’ Goodreads Reviewer

‘The author had me totally engrossed… There are so many twists and turns throughout that had me totally glued to what was happening within the pages… The author very cleverly messes with your head… Without a doubt, my favourite novel by this author. There was tons of suspense that builds up to a more than satisfying climax. An absolute page turner of a read!’ bytheletterbookreviews, 5 stars

Had my heart pounding with anticipation!… A fast-paced action-packed journey that homes in on parental love and the depths you’d resort to finding your daughter… An intense story… One of those novels that by the time you get to the end, it really makes you think about what you thought you knew about the beginning. It’s very clever and certainly ends with a satisfactory bang!NowFiction, 5 stars

It’s been a while since a book was able to hook me as quickly as this one did. Two pages in and I knew I needed to keep going… You feel for every member of this family from one chapter to the next. I would highly recommend this story… intriguing.’ Goodreads Reviewer

I really enjoyed this read. It’s a fabulous page-turner… A fast-moving tale of relationships and secrets. It’s well-written and the style reminded me of early Harlan Coben / Linwood Barclay… A fun, well-told drama and I’m looking forward to reading more from this author.’ Goodreads Reviewer

‘The tension ramps up as the narrative unfolds in this quick-read, fast-paced tale of a family in crisis… The suspense builds as the story unfolds with some interesting reveals and plot twists that keep the pages turning… Recommended.’ Goodreads Reviewer

A gripping thriller with an unexpected twist. Keeps one interested until the very end. A great read, recommended.’ Goodreads Reviewer

‘The book has a great premise and an interesting start. It then moves into a fast almost frenetic pace where everyone is running somewhere… I love Judy. Her character unfolds with the story and I understand her motivation… A good story.’ Goodreads Reviewer

‘Delivers a real punch at the end!’ Goodreads Reviewer

Addictive… kept guessing as to what had happened.’ Goodreads Reviewer

‘I really liked this book! I liked it a lot… A good book! It sure gets your heart rate up! I think it could make a great movie…’ Goodreads Reviewer

‘Trust no one. Anxiety for miles in this book. Where is the girl? Who is lying? It’s more like who is telling the truth. The answer is totally left field. I was so confident I figured it out right off, then maybe at the middle. Nope, rug pulled totally from under me…’ Goodreads Reviewer

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