God only knows what fate befell Vicky after, cold and alone at that bus stop, she accepted a lift home. I don't want to imagine what she went through. It's just too painful. To think of my beautiful Vicky lying alone, buried in a garden four hundred miles away from home just crushed me. In a strange way I think the fact she was found at the other end of the country made it worse. On her own for nearly seventeen years.' On 10 February 1991 schoolgirl Vicky Hamilton left her sister Sharon s flat to catch the bus home. Her family never saw her alive again. Almost seventeen years later her remains were discovered buried in a garden four hundred miles from home by police looking for another teenager. In the years after her disappearance, Vicky Hamilton s fate had captured the public s imagination. It was front page news for months, and a major publicity campaign resulted in a number of sightings in London. Her purse was found, discarded and empty, in an Edinburgh bus station, and hopes were raised and then da
Sharon Hamilton lives in Scotland with her partner and two young children. This is her first book.