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The Vanished Child is going on tour with Rachel's Random Resources, if you wish to participate please contact me on with your name, blog name, preferred post type and availability. 

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The Vanished Child by M J Lee


Genre: Genealogical Mystery

Tour Dates: 17th - 26th July 2018

Publication Date: 23rd February 2018

Formats available: Mobi

Fourth book in the Jayne Sinclair Genealogical Mystery Series but can be read as a stand alone novel

Estimated Page Count - 250

Potential Trigger Warnings - Deals with the Child Migrants from the UK to Australia in the 1950s. The children were both physically and sexually abused but hopefully the treatment of the subject matter is tasteful.

Types of post available: Reviews and basic promo/spotlight posts

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What would you do if you discovered you had a brother you never knew existed?

On her deathbed, Freda Duckworth confesses to giving birth to an illegitimate child in 1944 and temporarily placing him in a children's home. She returned later but he had vanished. 

What happened to the child? Why did he disappear? Where did he go? 

Jayne Sinclair, genealogical investigator, is faced with lies, secrets, and one of the most shameful episodes in recent history as she attempts to uncover the truth.

Can she find the vanished child?

This book is the fourth in the Jayne Sincalir Genealogical Mystery series, but can be read as a stand alone novel.


Every childhood lasts a lifetime.

About M J Lee

Martin has spent most of his adult life writing in one form or another. As a University researcher in history, he wrote pages of notes on reams of obscure topics. As a social worker with Vietnamese refugees, he wrote memoranda. And, as the creative director of an advertising agency, he has written print and press ads, tv commercials, short films and innumerable backs of cornflake packets and hotel websites.

He has spent 25 years of his life working outside the North of England. In London, Hong Kong, Taipei, Singapore, Bangkok and Shanghai, winning awards from Cannes, One Show, D&AD, New York and London Festivals, and the United Nations.

When he's not writing, he splits his time between the UK and Asia, taking pleasure in playing with his daughter, researching his family history, single-handedly solving the problem of the French wine lake and wishing he were George Clooney.

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Blog Tour Schedule

Maximum 3 stops per day.  Confirmed blogs will appear here. 

17th July

  1. A Ticket to Everywhere - Review

  2. B-Gina Review - Promo

  3. Based on a True Story - Review

18th July

  1. 27 Book Street - Review

  2. BookLoverWorm - Guest Post

  3. Over The Rainbow Book Blog - Review

19th July

  1. Ali - The Dragon Slayer - Review

  2. Ellesea Loves Reading -Promo

  3. Lacy ace Book Reviews -Review

20th July

  1. Bound 2 Escape - Promo

  2. Duvet Dwellers Books - Review

  3. Books Are Cool -Review

21st July

  1. Turn The Page - Review

  2. Nemesis Book Blog - Promo

  3. The Poetry Hub - Promo

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