Credit: Jennie Miles

Credit: Jennie Miles

MARY TORJUSSEN

Agent: Kate Burke

Biography: Mary has an MA in Creative Writing from Liverpool John Moores University and worked for several years as a teacher. She is the author of two novels, GONE WITHOUT A TRACE and THE GIRL I USED TO BE, and her new novel will be published in 2020. She writes dark, gripping thrillers and her debut novel, published in several international territories, has been optioned for television by Ecosse Productions.

'Plays with all of your expectations. Not to be missed!' — Shari Lapena, THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR

'This fast-paced story kept me guessing - great twist at the end' — K.L. Slater, LIAR and BLINK

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THE GIRL I USED TO BE  Thriller, Headline, 352 pages, 2018  Gemma Brogan needs a break from her life.  A work event looks the ideal chance to get away. And a friendly new client seems like the perfect gentleman when he joins Gemma for an innocent dinner . . .  But the next morning she has no memory of how the night ended and he has vanished into thin air.  Suddenly, Gemma is plunged into a twisted nightmare she can't control. To protect her future, and her family, she will have to confront shocking secrets from her past - and the truth about the girl she used to be.

THE GIRL I USED TO BE
Thriller, Headline, 352 pages, 2018

Gemma Brogan needs a break from her life.

A work event looks the ideal chance to get away. And a friendly new client seems like the perfect gentleman when he joins Gemma for an innocent dinner . . .

But the next morning she has no memory of how the night ended and he has vanished into thin air.

Suddenly, Gemma is plunged into a twisted nightmare she can't control. To protect her future, and her family, she will have to confront shocking secrets from her past - and the truth about the girl she used to be.

GONE WITHOUT A TRACE Thriller, Headline, 352 pages, 2017  You come home from work and your boyfriend has vanished. It's as if he never existed.  Every one of his belongings has gone. He hasn't been at work. His phone number is dead.   It's like you never even knew him.  But that's not possible, is it?  And there is worse still to come.   Because just as you are searching for  him  someone is also watching  you .

GONE WITHOUT A TRACE
Thriller, Headline, 352 pages, 2017

You come home from work and your boyfriend has vanished. It's as if he never existed.

Every one of his belongings has gone. He hasn't been at work. His phone number is dead.

It's like you never even knew him.

But that's not possible, is it?

And there is worse still to come.

Because just as you are searching for him someone is also watching you.