Book Review – Finding Grace by KL Slater

Today it’s my turn to be on the blog tour for Finding Grace by KL Slater, who happens to be my favourite author at the moment. I reviewed Closer back in October and absolutely loved it! Finding Grace had a lot to live up to for me. Did KL Slater manage to meet my high expectations? Well you will have to read on to find out I’m afraid!

Finding-Grace by KL Slater

Book Description

This morning, my daughter sat right here, munching her breakfast, too excited to finish it. Now, she is missing.

The day after her ninth birthday, Lucie and Blake Sullivan agree, for the very first time, to let their daughter, Grace, make the four-minute walk back home alone from a friend’s house just down the street.

They joke with friends about hiding behind bushes to ensure she is safe. But the joke turns sour when Grace does not appear.

Despite the best efforts of the police and local community, Grace seems to have vanished into thin air. With hope fading fast, Lucie knows she can rely on her husband to support her through such dark times. That is until the day she makes a shocking discovery, hidden in Blake’s desk, and suddenly she begins to doubt everything she knew about the man she married. 

But Lucie harbours a terrible secret of her own. One that she has never shared with anyone, even Blake …

And as the search for Grace reaches fever pitch, Lucie receives a terrifying message. If she is ever to see Grace again, Lucie has no choice but to face the past she tried hard to bury forever. And she must do it alone.

The most gripping psychological thriller you’ll read this year from the bestselling author K.L. Slater. If you love The Wife Between Us or Gone Girl, you’ll be totally hooked on Finding Grace.

My Thoughts on Finding Grace

Finding Grace is every parents nightmare. You are reluctant to let your 9 year old walk a short distance to home, but then when do you start to let them have a little independence?

When Lucie and Blake make the decision to let their 9 year old daughter, Grace walk up the street to home from her friends house, their worst nightmare and every parents nightmare happens. She doesn’t reach home. She disappears in a blink of an eye.

Both parents have secrets to hide, and it all starts coming out in the wash while the hunt for Grace continues.

I do like the psychological side of this book. It’s what KL Slater does best. You are gripped from a few pages in, I know I was. In fact I read it in just a couple of evenings. It’s fast paced and will get you hooked.

Another grand slam of a book from KL Slater, and I can’t wait to read her next one!

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Finding Grace by KL Slater





About the author

Kim is the million-copy bestselling author of seven psychological crime thrillers. FINDING GRACE published 14th February 2019 is her eighth thriller.

Kim’s titles are also published in paperback by Sphere in the UK and Grand Central in the USA.

For many years, Kim sent her work out to literary agents and collected an impressive stack of rejection slips. At the age of 40 she went back to Nottingham Trent University and now has an MA in Creative Writing.

Before graduating in 2012, she gained literary agent representation and a book deal. As Kim says, ‘it was a fairytale … at the end of a very long road!’

Kim is a full-time writer. She has one daughter, two stepsons and lives with her husband in Nottingham and Yorkshire.

Publishers: Bookouture, Sphere, Grand Central, Audible
Agent: Camilla Bolton at Darley Anderson 

Author website:
Twitter: @KimLSlater
Facebook: KL Slater Author
Instagram: KLSlaterAuthor

Blog Tour

Here are the other blog on the Finding Grace tour, why not head over and check them out?

Finding Grace - Blog Tour

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10 thoughts on “Book Review – Finding Grace by KL Slater

  1. sounds like a really scary story the thought of that for your child, im sure it grips you

  2. A fine example of never giving up. She must have felt wonderful when her first book was finally published.

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