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Author McGovern, Petronella. author

Title Six minutes / Petronella McGovern
Published London : Allen & Unwin, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (424 pages)
Contents Cover; About the author; Title page; Copyright; Dedication; THURSDAY; 1 Lexie Parker; 2 Marty Parker; 3 Lexie; 4 Marty; 5 Brendan Parrish; 6 Lexie; 7 Detective Sergeant Caruso; 8 Lexie; 9 Marty; 10 Caruso; 11 Lexie; 12 Tara Murphy; 13 Lexie; 14 Marty; FRIDAY; 15 Lexie; 16 Brendan; 17 Marty; 18 Tara; 19 Caruso; 20 Lexie; 21 Brendan; 22 Caruso; 23 Marty; 24 Brendan; 25 Lexie; 26 Tara; SATURDAY; 27 Lexie; 28 Caruso; 29 Marty; 30 Tara; 31 Lexie; 32 Brendan; SUNDAY; 33 Caruso; 34 Lexie; 35 Caruso; 36 Marty; 37 Tara; 38 Lexie; 39 Brendan; 40 Marty; 41 Lexie
MONDAY42 Caruso; 43 Lexie; 44 Marty; 45 Lexie; 46 Brendan; 47 Lexie; 48 Tara; 49 Caruso; 50 Marty; 51 Lexie; 52 Lexie; 53 Caruso; 54 Lexie; Acknowledgements
Summary "How can a child disappear from under the care of four playgroup mums? One Thursday morning, Lexie Parker dashes to the shop for biscuits, leaving Bella in the safe care of the other mums in the playgroup.Six minutes later, Bella is gone. Police and media descend on the tiny village of Merrigang on the edge of Canberra. Locals unite to search the dense bushland. But as the investigation continues, relationships start to fracture, online hate messages target Lexie, and the community is engulfed by fear. Is Bella's disappearance connected to the angry protests at Parliament House? What secrets are the parents hiding? And why does a local teacher keep a photo of Bella in his lounge-room?What happened in those six minutes and where is Bella? The clock is ticking..."--Publisher description
Notes Print version record
Subject Family secrets -- Fiction
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
Missing children -- Fiction
Family secrets.
Interpersonal relations.
Missing children.
Canberra (A.C.T.) -- Fiction
Australian Capital Territory -- Canberra.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Thrillers (Fiction)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1760871648 (electronic bk.)
9781760871642 (electronic bk.)