NOWHERE GIRL RUTH DUGDALL
Published 31st October 2015 by Legend Press
When Ellie goes missing on the first day of Schueberfouer, the police are dismissive, keen not to attract negative attention on one of Luxembourg’s most important events.
Probation officer Cate Austin has moved for a fresh start, along with her daughter Amelia, to live with her police detective boyfriend, Olivier Massard. But when she realizes just how casually he is taking the disappearance of Ellie, Cate decides to investigate matters for herself.
She discovers Luxembourg has a dark heart. With its geographical position, could it be the center of a child trafficking ring? As Cate comes closer to discovering Ellie’s whereabouts she uncovers a hidden world, placing herself in danger, not just from traffickers, but from a source much closer to home.
With a shocking twist. In the chilling psychological thriller Nowhere Girl seventeen year old Ellie goes missing.Ellie head hurt, even opening her eyes made her wince. She must have drunk a lot, because her limbs felt heavy and she didn’t know where she was. This had happened before, waking with black holes in her memory. Last time she had been with her boyfriend Joe, she passed out in his bedroom after too much vodka. In the dark room where Ellie had woken she called out to Joe. She inched her hand along to feel the other side of the bed, expecting to find Joe, but instead there was a wall.
Ellie was locked in a caravan the door didn’t open it remained stubbornly closed and the windows were solid and didn’t open.
The question is why was she locked in a caravan and who locked her inside it ?
Ruth Dugdall has an established reputation for stylish psychological crime.