The Taken Girls


A medical thriller from Harvard-trained infectious diseases physician, Glenn Cooper, where two abducted girls are returned years later, at the exact age they were taken…

ISBN: 9781800246348 Author: Cooper, Glenn Publisher: Head of Zeus -- an Aries book Publication Date: 2nd September 2021 Imprint: Head of Zeus -- an Aries book Cover: Paperback Dewey: 813.6 (edition:23) Pages: 393 Language: English Edition: Paperback original Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

They were taken. They returned. They never aged.

A family is abducted.
There are no signs of a struggle. Their Italian holiday villa is untouched. There are no ransom demands. The parents and two little girls, Victoria and Elizabeth, have simply vanished.

The daughters are returned.
Four years later, the girls appear back at the family’s holiday home. But they are the exact same ages they were at the time of their abduction. Their parents are still nowhere to be seen.

Only one man can solve the mystery.
Marcus Handler, a retired CIA officer, is hired to investigate. He wants Victoria and Elizabeth’s disappearance explained. But his hunt for answers leads Marcus to a disturbing truth and a reckoning with his own troubled past…

What everyone’s saying about Glenn Cooper:

‘As Cooper builds the layers of intrigue it becomes clear that he is no ordinary thriller writer, but one who asks big questions’ SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

‘Fast paced and original, Cooper delivers’ SUN

‘Outstanding style and tense, gripping storylines’ EUROCRIME

‘Dynamic, inspirational … You will not be disappointed’ FRESH FICTION

‘Incandescent and explosive’ JAMES ROLLINS

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