Everything you need to understand or teach Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell .
Then She was Gone is a novel by Lisa Jewell. The story is set in modern-day London. The story follows Laurel Mack in the wake of her 15-year-old daughter's death by murder. The story is a heart-wrenching narrative about the lengths that people will go to in order to find peace in the wake of of tragedy. The author candidly explores themes of love, loss, family, and death, while teaching us that the possibility for healing always exists, even through the hardest times.