The Girl You Gave Away

The Girl You Gave Away

An absolutely gripping psychological thriller

Jess Ryder


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All she wanted was the life they had…

It is the day of Erin’s fortieth birthday party. Pink and silver balloons drift through her garden, the platters of food are empty and the recycling is overflowing with empty wine bottles.

As Erin mingles with groups of family and friends, surrounded by love and laughter, she feels like the luckiest woman alive. She has no idea what fate has in store…

Then a little red envelope lands on the doormat and everything changes.

Inside is a birthday card from somebody she never dreamed would get in touch. Its message is a chilling reminder of the dark past that Erin has worked so hard to bury, a past that could put her precious family in terrible danger…

A gripping, spine-chilling read brimming with secrets and lies. If you loved The Girl on the Train or The Woman in the Window, then this dark, twisting psychological thriller from bestselling author Jess Ryder is guaranteed to have you gripped.

What readers are saying about The Girl You Gave Away:

‘Very well written. The storyline was so enticing that there is no surprise and the author sucks you in. I read this book in about two days. I cannot wait to read another story by this author.’ Goodreads Reviewer, ?????

Another gripping read from a talented author who has become, for me, a firm favourite. Ms Ryder deftly crafts a story that will keep you reading into the night, desperate to see how it all plays out… I am always thrilled to read the newest offering from a favourite author, and this one does not disappoint.’ Goodreads Reviewer, ?????

What a great book. Would definitely recommend to it others I know. Great work will look out for this author again.’ NetGalley Reviewer, ?????

Yet another superb psychological thriller from Jess RyderThe Girl You Gave Away is an excellent psychological thriller and something Jess Ryder seems to excel in. A real page-turner of a book and a certain 5 star read.’ Goodreads Reviewer, ?????

‘I was disappointed when the book ended. I was not ready to say goodbye yetI was captured by the writing style and the heartbreaking story that kept me up till 2 am.’ B for Book Review, ?????

Full of twists that make the reader glued to the pages, absorbing narrators, and entertaining and mysterious characters… another phenomenal thriller.’ Alina’s Reading Corner, ?????

Wow!! This is a gripping book that had me reading until the wee hours. From the first chapter I was pulled into the story and didn’t want to put it down… There is everything possible in this book, mystery, love, heartbreak, twists, blind alleys… The book is one of the best psychological suspense stories I have read…