Girl, Missing by Sophie McKenzie – a mini-review

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Title: Girl, Missing

Author: Sophie Mckenzie

Published: 2006

Age Rating: 12+

Star Rating: ☆☆☆☆

Who Am I? It’s a question which appears so blatanty simple to us, but for Lauren, who features as the main character in this excellent page-turning thriller, it is more complex to answer than you would have thought. This is because she was adopted when she was young and doesn’t know anything about her ‘real parents’. The family she lives with is a typical household: a working dad, a concerned mother and an annoying younger brother, and whilst Lauren is completing her homework, one day, she comes to face this question: which gets her thinking; who actually is she?

It is made clear from the beginning that the option of asking her adoption parents for information about her childhood is useless. Lauren’s mother refuses to speak to her about the matter and anyway… “it was a…

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Girl, Missing by Sophie McKenzie – a mini-review

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