We are so excited that the gripping new novel Local Gone Missing by the Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author Fiona Barton is out today in UK hardback (Penguin Random House / Transworld). This must-read thriller follows Elise King, who moves into the sleepy seaside town of Ebbing hoping for some rest and relaxation, when one local man suddenly vanishes without a trace…

An award winning journalist and bestselling author, Fiona Barton’s The Widow was published in 36 countries to rave reviews, hitting the Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller lists and taking the world by storm. Her next book The Child was a Richard & Judy No. 1 bestseller, an NPR best book of the year and a Bustle best thriller novel of the year. Barton’s thrillers have captured the world’s attention and early readers of Local Gone Missing have given glowing reviews:

‘I absolutely loved this smart, twisty novel’ Shari Lapena

‘A dark and twisty read’
Nita Prose

Tense and full of reveals and twists. This compulsively dark mystery is a joy to read. Fiona Barton never disappoints!Lesley Kara

I was completely swept up in this story of a seaside town full of dark secrets – the pace was perfect, the characters so skilfully drawn and the ending was masterful. I loved it!’ Katherine Faulkner

We are in love with the cover of Local Gone Missing, and are so thrilled for UK readers to get their hands on this incredible novel!

Many congratulations on your publication, Fiona!