Book 4.5 in the DCI Tom Douglas series, published 2015
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
A short novel featuring the same characters as Rachel Abbott’s bestselling novel Stranger Child
Someone is looking for Tasha. But does she want to be found?
Eight months ago Tasha Joseph ran away, and her stepmother, Emma, has been searching for her ever since. She is desperate to give Tasha the home and security she deserves. In Nowhere Child, we learn what happens to Tasha, where’s she’s been living since her disappearance on the tragic night her father was murdered, and her baby brother, Ollie, was finally returned to her stepmother, Emma.
The problem is, Emma isn’t the only one looking for Tasha. The police are keen to find her too. She could be a vital witness in a criminal trial, and DCI Tom Douglas has a team constantly on the lookout for her. But Tasha remains hidden, and nobody appears to have seen her.
Suddenly, the stakes are raised. Somebody is offering money – a lot of money – for information about Tasha’s whereabouts.
Tom and Emma know they have never been closer to finding the young girl. But they also recognise that she has never been closer to danger. Can they find her first?
She can run – but for how long can she hide?