Title: Girl Last Seen
Author: Nina Laurin
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication Date: 2017
Special Features: None
Summarization: A decade after escaping from a kidnapper who held her prisoner for three years, a young woman must face the reality that he’s taken another little girl. Thirteen years ago, Ella Santos existed. Now that girl is gone, replaced by Lainey Moreno, an acerbic woman who subsists on cigarettes and whatever pills she can find, trying desperately to forget the years she spent locked in a basement with the man who raped her. Until she sees a missing poster for 10-year-old Olivia Shaw, privileged where Lainey was poor, loved where Lainey was neglected.
Review: Two girls kidnapped. Thirteen years apart. A thriller/horror with a taste of romance that will leave you breathless. Each move the character makes you feel like she’s making three steps forward and one step back each time. You start to try the solve the kidnapping yourself and try to piece the clues together.
If you like a story that has a thrilling beginning, middle, and end this is the book for you.