First One Missing

  • by Tammy Cohen
  • Narrated by Karen Cass
  • 9 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

There are things no-one can prepare you for when your daughter goes missing - you are haunted by her memory. Even close friends can't understand what you are going through, and only in a group with mothers of other lost children can you find real comfort.
But as the parents gather to support each other in the wake of another disappearance, a crack appears in the group that threatens to rock their lives all over again. Welcome to the club no one wants to join.

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What the Critics Say

"Astonishingly good." (C. L. Taylor)
"A taut, psychologically gripping, gut-wrenching thriller from one of my favourite writers." (Lisa Jewell)

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Customer Reviews

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Did not see that coming

Different from the usual whodunit book. The story focusses on the families and characters surrounding murdered children. Some of the characters invoke sympathy but some are downright unlikable. I thou get I had the story figured out about half way through then realised there was a twist, thought I'd guessed the twist and was totally wrong! Fab book, fab ending. This is the second book by Tammy Cohen that I've listened to and I will now be seeking out more.
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- Caron

Weird and wonderful...

I expected a story of murder and mystery, which in effect it was, with its dark and evil context of missing and abused children, but at the same time, the story was one of love, intrigue, drama and comedy. I'm still not sure if the "slap stick" humour fits this genre, but I guess it made it a little easier to listen to, psychologically. I felt that the narration was a little forced at times. But all in all, it was a good story, with a nicely resolved ending.
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- Adele

Book Details

  • Release Date: 16-06-2016
  • Publisher: Wholestory Audiobooks