Publisher's Summary

London, 2014. Adopted when just a few months old, Holly Smith has never fitted in. But then she finds a biscuit tin full of yellowing papers under the floorboards of the flat she was born in. Could these papers be the key to her past?
Liverpool, 1981. Fifteen-year-old Darren is negotiating life with his errant mother and younger brother. When the Toxteth Riots begin, Darren finds himself with a moral dilemma.
©2014 Jonathan Harvey (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd
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"The Girl Who Just Appeared is a wonderful book - gripping and twisty and tender and touching." (Marian Keyes)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Aimee on 02-02-2017

The girl who just appeared

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes I would and I have already. I could not stop listening to this story!!

Which character – as performed by Julie Maisey and Scot Williams – was your favourite?

I really enjoyed Scot performing Darren.

Any additional comments?

This was a fantastic story! I have never read Johnathan Harvey before. I picked this book because I love Julie Maisy as a narrator. I really enjoyed the two different stories going on and the couple of twists and turns that went along with it.

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5 out of 5 stars
By lindsey on 13-05-2015

Enjoyed

Took a while to get into but once I did it was brilliant, the twist at the end I didn't see coming xx really good listen although a slow start keep with it as it's worth it xx

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4 out of 5 stars
By Karen on 02-05-2015

Enjoyable

Holly is adopted. She is on a quest to find her identity and who she truely is. Her struggle. as the story shows is not the preserve of those looking for their birth mothers... but a journey many of take as we try and find out who we are...... If you lived through the eighties, especially if you were in a minority, marching against Thatchers Britain you may particularly enjoy this. It may not be great literature, & may never find itself added to the GCSE study list, BUT it is a very enjoyable, absorbing story, with my kind of hero's. The best audible book I have listened to for quite a while.

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