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Sophie McKenzie

  • 5 stars across 49 books
Sophie McKenzie's debut was the multi-award winning Girl, Missing and she has since written numerous bestselling novels for teens including Split Second and Every Second Counts. She has clocked up numerous national and regional book awards such as the Red House Children's Book Award, has been a featured World Book Day author twice and has twice been longlisted for the Carnegie Medal.
14th July 2016

Girl, Missing: The top-ten bestselling thriller

What if everything you thought you knew about your life was a lie? Girl, Missing is the blockbuster bestselling title fr... MoreGirl, Missing: The top-ten bestselling thriller

(26 reviews) Review
24th August 2017


Get ready for a brand new edge-of-your-seat read from bestselling author Sophie McKenzie!  When everyone thinks you're a... MoreSweetFreak

(19 reviews) Review
18th April 2019

Sister, Missing

The gripping sequel to the bestselling, award-winning teen thriller Girl, Missing, by million-copy selling author Sophie... MoreSister, Missing

(9 reviews) Review
17th February 2022

Boy, Missing: World Book Day 2022

An adrenaline-fuelled race against time for World Book Day, from the Queen of teen thrillers and author of Girl, Mis... MoreBoy, Missing: World Book Day 2022

(6 reviews) Review
6th July 2009

The Medusa Project: The Set-Up

Fourteen years ago, scientist William Fox implanted four babies with the Medusa gene - a gene for psychic abilities. But... MoreThe Medusa Project: The Set-Up

(5 reviews) Review
28th February 2013

Missing Me

The third and final book in the bestselling, award-winning MISSING series. Six years have passed since the end ... MoreMissing Me

(5 reviews) Review
1st February 2009

Split Second

Becker Drane has still got the coolest job in the world, but being a Fixer in The Seems while trying to live a normal 13... MoreSplit Second

(2 reviews) Review
30th April 2010

Time Train to the Blitz

It all starts when a mysterious train appears in the park. Before they know what's happening, Joe and Scarlett are whisk... MoreTime Train to the Blitz

(2 reviews) Review
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  • Secret Sister

    Secret Sister

    I loved this so much but I’m not surprised given it’s Sophie McKenzie. It’s another addition to the Girl, Missing universe but can be read as a standa...

  • Girl, Missing: The top-ten bestselling thriller

    Girl, Missing: The top-ten bestselling thriller

    Girl Missing By Sophie Mckenzie.
    Series: Missing 
    Book:  1/4

       Lauren has a perfectly ordinary life with a best friend 'Jam', parents and an...

  • Sister, Missing

    Sister, Missing

    I really enjoyed the book, after reading the first one, I could NOT put it down! 

    It’s about 2 years after the first book, and Maddison goes missin...