Author Clare Whitfield
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The Gone and the Forgotten

Coming June 16, 2022

A missing girl.

Buried family secrets.

An absent father.

Is the truth worth searching for?

Praise for People of Abandoned Character

This impressive debut builds superbly, with plenty of twists and turns.
Woman & Home, November’s Book Club Choice
Colourful Victorian streetlife meets gaslit bride.
—Karen Robinson, The Sunday Times Crime Club
Compelling in its portrait of Susannah as she tries to free herself.
—Nick Rennison, The Sunday Times pick of the best historical fiction
I’d be amazed if it isn’t dominating the shortlists come next year’s award season.
—M.W. Craven, CWA Gold Dagger award-winning author
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