About the Book
Charlie Gavin was abducted as a baby. He didn’t know who he was or where he came from. His mission was to find himself. And when he did, he decided to spend his life finding other lost souls by opening the Be Kindly Missing Persons Bureau.
Martha Walters, his assistant, has had her fifteen minutes of almost fame and failed. Now, dealing with her guilt and pain, she lives with her mum and dotes on her young daughter. Charlie appears to be a man who is a loser and dreamer, but, hey, his office is near her house, she can lie in of a morning, take her kid to school and the work isn’t too heart-breaking. Or is it . . . ?
Isla Dewar worked as a magazine journalist (it was all rock’n’roll and other delicious agonies) before writing her first novel, Keeping Up With Magda. Her books have been listed for various awards and translated into seventeen languages. One, Women Talking Dirty, was filmed. Isla lived for many years in Fife. She died in June 2021.