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Book Review | The Lost Hours by Susan Lewis

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The Lost Hours by Susan Lewis

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ HarperCollins (5 Aug. 2021)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 464 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0008286973
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0008286972

A loving marriage…

Golden couple Annie and David Crayce have it all. A perfect marriage, three beautiful children and a thriving family business. Life couldn’t be better. Until the unthinkable happens…   

A long-buried crime…

Suddenly, David is the prime suspect of a murder committed twenty years ago. As the police investigate the cold case, so does Annie. But it all comes down to a few lost hours she can’t solve.

Now Annie must prove the man she loves is innocent.

The clock is ticking…

Book Review

The Crayce family live a charmed and happy life.

Parents Annie and David want for nothing and with three children, a beautiful home and thriving business, life is perfect.

But one day, something happens that links the family to an unsolved murder from 20 years ago. 

Karen Lomax was a teenager when she went missing all those years ago and as David is arrested on suspicion of murder, the family’s perfect facade comes crumbling down.

Annie begins to doubt David’s innocence. As the story progresses, we are left guessing and wondering how on earth the family is connected and why. 

The Lost Hours is absolutely riveting and had me in its grip all the way through.

The twists and turns throughout kept me guessing and every time I thought I had it sussed, a curveball would be thrown and I had to rethink everything!

I found it fascinating how a family’s ‘perfect’ life can be called into question in the blink of an eye and I read along discovering things about David at the same time as Annie which gave the story a sense of urgency and intrigue. 

The element of surprise made The Lost Hours so entertaining.

The characters are all believable and well depicted and Susan Lewis’ writing is intelligent and addictive.

I honestly could not put this down and I was desperate to solve the mystery of Karen’s murder. 

The Lost Hours is a fantastic book which will leave you utterly hooked. 

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Susan Lewis is the internationally bestselling author of over forty books across the genres of family drama, thriller, suspense and crime, including One Minute Later, My Lies, Your Lies and Forgive Me.

Susan Lewis books have sold nearly three million copies in the UK alone.

She is also the author of Just One More Day and One Day at a Time, the moving memoirs of her childhood in Bristol during the 1960s.

Susan has previously worked as a secretary in news and current affairs before training as a production assistant working on light entertainment and drama. She’s lived in Hollywood and the South of France, but now resides in Gloucestershire with husband James, two stepsons and dogs.

Twitter @susanlewisbooks

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