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Six minutes
Six minutes
McGovern, Petronella, author.
Publication Information:
Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 2019.

Physical Description:
424 pages ; 24 cm
General Note:
"Time is running out to find the truth"--Cover.
How can a child disappear from under the care of five playgroup mums? Lexie and her husband, Marty, have moved to Merrigang, a small village on the edge of Canberra, with their three-year old daughter, Bella, to start a new life. One Thursday morning, Lexie pops out to the shop for biscuits, leaving Bella with the playgroup mums. Six minutes later, Bella is gone. As police investigate, online hate messages target Lexie and Marty, relationships fracture, and the community is engulfed by fear. What secrets are the parents hiding? Why does a local teacher keep a photo of Bella in his lounge-room? And how are the angry protests at Parliament House connected? What happened in those six minutes and where is Bella? The clock is ticking... This gripping novel will keep you guessing to the very last twist.