Elizabeth is Missing

Apologies for the lateness of this post. We’ve picked, unanimously, Elizabeth is Missing, recent New Fiction category winner of the Costa Book Awards 2015.

All reserved copies have been put aside or let Leilah know if you’d like order a copy. Just tell the Waterstones Doncaster staff member that you’re with the book club, and they should know to take off the extra pound, disclaimer.

We’re discussing them on Wednesday 18th February, 5.30pm for 5.45pm at the Cast Theatre Cafe Bar, directions and map.

Elizabeth is Missing, Emma Healey

Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey

Sunday Times Bestseller ‘Elizabeth is Missing’ is the stunning, smash-hit debut novel from new author Emma Healey.

This book was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2014. It was shortlisted for the National Book Awards Popular Fiction Book of the Year 2014. It was also shortlisted for the National Book Awards New Writer of the Year 2014. This is Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller.

Meet Maud. Maud is forgetful. She makes a cup of tea and doesn’t remember to drink it. She goes to the shops and forgets why she went. Sometimes her home is unrecognizable – or her daughter Helen seems a total stranger.

But there’s one thing Maud is sure of: her friend Elizabeth is missing. The note in her pocket tells her so. And no matter who tells her to stop going on about it, to leave it alone, to shut up, Maud will get to the bottom of it. Because somewhere in Maud’s damaged mind lies the answer to an unsolved seventy-year-old mystery. One everyone has forgotten about. Everyone, except Maud…

Published: 01/01/2015

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

ISBN: 9780241968185