The Shadow Child By Rachel Hancox

The Shadow Child By Rachel Hancox


Eighteen-year-old Emma has loving parents and a promising future ahead of her.

So why, one morning, does she leave home without a trace?

Her parents, Cath and Jim, are devastated. They have no idea why Emma left, where she is – or even whether she is still alive.

A year later, Cath and Jim are still tormented by the unanswered questions Emma left behind, and clinging desperately to the hope of finding her.

Meanwhile, tantalisingly close to home, Emma is also struggling with her new existence – and with the trauma that shattered her life.

For all of them, reconciliation seems an impossible dream. Does the way forward lie in facing up to the secrets of the past – secrets that have been hidden for years?

Secrets that have the power to heal them, or to destroy their family forever …

My Thoughts:

This was a great read that was captivating and engaging and didn’t disappoint. Parents Cath and Jim have a daughter who one day leaves but no one knows why? we see the story unfold as we hear from each of the parents side of the story. The story is all about love, loss, grief and relationships and the story is well told and I was not sure what each chapter would unfold but was pleasantly surprised. When you find out the secret you will be shocked. I look forward to reading more of Rachel’s books.

I received an ARC copy of this book for an honest review.

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