The Mirror interviews Vanessa Nicolson

‘This was in December which was an unbearable time of year. Everyone else’s kids were coming home for Christmas and she was missing and forgotten about – at least that is how it felt. But in that split second I reacted in such an impulsive way. I felt upset and protective but most of all I felt an overwhelming sense of grief and anger. As soon as I’d posted the words, I sat there in the chair feeling sick – I was frozen.’

You can read Vanessa’s full interview with The Mirror hereThe Truth Game by Vanessa Nicolson is out now and you can get your copy of the book here.