Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010, c2009.
500 p. ; 24 cm.
Originally published: London : William Heinemann, 2009.
"An Otto Penzler book."
Ruth and Simon reluctantly agree to let their teenage daughter, Heather, go on a camping holiday in Cornwall with her best friend, Kelly, and her family. Then they get the news that both girls have gone missing. Kelly is found alive, but Heather's body is eventually found in an old mine, her death ruled an accident. The tragedy ends Ruth and Simon's marriage. Ruth remarries and has another daughter, but when Beatrice reaches Heather's age, she too disappears.