Rebecca Bundy's disappearance in 1984 shakes her family to the core.
Amidst the growing uncertainty of her whereabouts, a shocking murder-suicide at a local farm diverts police attention, pushing Rebecca's disappearance into the shadows.
But one person refuses to let her memory fade - her younger sister, Eliza.
For 40 years Eliza relentlessly pursues answers in the face of such a heart-breaking, personal mystery.
Gone (Bantam Australia, $34.99, February 6) is a spellbinding narrative that delves deep into the complexities of grief, resilience, and the enduring bonds of family.
A captivating story set in the highlands of rural Victoria, Glenna Thomson has crafted a mystery that will keep you guessing until the final page.
- Glenna's research led her to Loren O'Keeffe, the founder of The Missed Foundation and the producer of What's Missing podcast. She used this information to understand the complexities of 'ambigous loss'.
- Glenna grew up on an apple orchard and later lived on a large cattle property in rural Victoria, allowing her to write authentically about rural life.
- Gone is Glenna's first crime novel after publishing two family dramas.
About the author
After a successful career in overseas aid, and as a senior executive with a global food company, Glenna and her husband spent almost 20 years living and working on their cattle property in rural Victoria.
During that time they also owned and operated a commercial blueberry orchard. Glenna's time in the country enables her to write authentically about life in the city as well as in remote locations.
She now lives in inner Melbourne with her husband. She is also the author of Blueberry and Stella and Margie.