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‘A cracking debut from a talented author.’ J.P. Carter, author of In Safe Hands

‘A chilling concept, excellently done. And a brand-new procedural character to lead the fight against crime.’ Paul Finch

Someone is watching them…

When a missing teenage girl reappears unharmed but pregnant, the case falls to DI Edina Ogborne, the newest recruit of Canterbury Police. But Ed’s already got her hands full with a team who don’t want her, an ex who won’t quit, and terrible guilt over a secret from her past.

As Ed investigates the case, she discovers Canterbury has seen this crime not once, but several times before. And when Ed and her detectives encounter missing historic police files, falsified school records, and Ed’s new lover as a prime suspect, it becomes clear that the system has been corrupted.

Can Ed find the kidnapper behind these depraved crimes before he strikes again? Or has time already run out?

What others are saying about THE TAKEN GIRLS

“So captivating, addictive and full of suspense” Reader review

“Had me hooked from the start. I was literally on the edge of my seat reading this book.” Reader review

“Omg this book had me gripped from start to finish! A proper page turner full of suspense and twists. Haven't read a book like this for ages” Reader review

“A gripping thriller with a twist. I didn’t want the book to end!” Reader review

“An absolutely cracking debut thriller from G.D.Sanders” Reader review

“A gritty book with lots of twists and turns. I loved it!” Reader review

“A fast-paced police procedural, with an ambitious female detective” Reader review

“Fantastic. A real head-spinning thriller “ Reader review


‘Clever and wonderfully chilling with dark secrets, mystery and intrigue! Masterfully done.’ NetGalley reviewer

‘The Taken Girls is a tense thriller. A missing girl comes back pregnant & when the investigation ensue,s there are so many questions, and so many twists and turns. A really well written thriller – looking forward to more books from this author.’ NetGalley reviewer

‘A great police procedural’ NetGalley reviewer

‘A fast paced thriller about dark secrets. I enjoyed reading this and think the plot and characters were well developed.’ NetGalley reviewer

‘An absolute cracker of a police procedural crime story, driven by superbly diverse and interesting characters.’ NetGalley reviewer

About the author

G.D. Sanders has previously worked in academia. He is now retired and enjoys writing contemporary crime fiction, as it allows much more creativity than writing scientific research articles. He is based in London. The Taken Girls is his first novel.

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