We’re thrilled that Local Gone Missing, the gripping and addictive crime thriller by bestselling author Fiona Barton, is now available in paperback in the US (Penguin Random House / Berkley).

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Widow, Local Gone Missing follows Detective Elise King who investigates a man’s disappearance in a seaside town where the locals and weekenders are at odds with each other. A compulsive and thrilling seaside mystery, Elise begins to discover that the small town of Ebbing is full of secrets and hidden connections that run deeper and darker than she could have ever imagined.

Since its initial publication, Local Gone Missing has gone from strength to strength. It was an instant Canadian bestseller, an Apple Best of the Month (June 2022), and has received incredible reviews. We’re so excited for more US readers to discover the magic of Fiona Barton’s twisty plots and masterfully suspenseful novels. Get your copy here!

‘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