After She’d Gone

After She’d Gone

Unsettling, gripping and glamorous. A timely psychological thriller about the danger of beauty, the lure of power, and the fierce love of a mother for her son.

Liv keeps a low profile in Sandefjord, Norway: she’s just another tired single mother, trying to make ends meet. She has never told her son about the secrets she carries or the life she lived before he was born. She will do anything to keep him safe.

Anastasia’s life is transformed when she moves from Russia to Milan to work as a model. She’s rich. She’s desired. But there’s a dark side to the high-pressure catwalk shows; the sun-baked Italian palazzos; the drink-fuelled after-parties hosted by powerful men. Soon, she will do anything to escape.

Selma is a journalist in Oslo. She’s investigating scandals in the modelling industry, but can’t get her article published. Then a woman goes missing in Sandefjord. Now Selma is about to uncover the biggest story of her life…

“A twisty, addictive and glamorous psychological thriller. Alex Dahl is a master at portraying the clandestine, dark side of the upper class.”
Yrsa Sigurdardottir

Reviews

  • “Unsettling, gripping and glamourous. A timely psychological thriller about the danger of beauty, the lure of power, and the fierce love of a mother for her son.”

    Fantastic Fiction, UK

  • “An irresistible read… A truly revealing book about the disgusting side of the modelling world, but [Dahl’s] powerful messaging never bogs the plot down.”

    Daily Mail, UK

  • After She’d Gone is an adrenaline rush of a read; fast paced, thrilling, occasionally violent and always compelling! /…/ Alex Dahl’s plotting is scalpel sharp and flawless.”

    My Weekly, UK

Author
Alex Dahl
Published
2022
Genre
  • Thriller
Pages
416
Reading material

English edition

Rights sold

Bulgaria, Ciela

Croatia, Znanje

Czech Republic, Metafora/Grada

Estonia, Rahva Raamat

Hungary, Animus

Norway, Kagge

Poland, Filia

Slovakia, Slovensky Spisovatel

UK, Head of Zeus (World English)

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