On August 4 2012, Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman disappeared. For the next thirteen days, their families, the police and the local community searched for them, while the nation watched in horrified suspense.
In the terrible weeks that followed, Kevin Wells started to make notes, fearful that he might forget important details. Goodbye, Dearest Holly tells the story of the nightmare that began on August 4th, from the moment it became clear that Holly and Jessica were missing, through the long investigation and its aftermath. An unflinching tale of surviving tragedy, Kevin's diaries tell of battles with the media, police bureaucracy and the legal system.
Kevin Wells has been a bank clerk and postman. He runs a contract clearing company and is a keen cricketer.