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In this riveting psychological thriller, the international bestselling author of The Bones of You weaves a compulsive story about one woman’s death and the web of duplicity and fractured relationships that unravels around it . . .


Praise for the novels of Debbie Howells


“A terrific new talent.”

New York Times bestselling author Peter James


“An intriguing dark psychological thriller—truly brilliant!”

—Lisa Jackson


“Has been compared to Alice Sebold’s The Lovely Bones. Unusual and haunting.”

Library Journal


“Creepy-delicious…a super-quick read, good domestic suspense with a bit of woo-woo. The English village setting was an extra perk!”

—Liz French, Senior Editor, LJ Reviews


“Heartbreaking yet utterly compelling . . . a memorable debut.”

—Sam Hayes, author of Blood Ties


“A brilliantly twisty read that delves deep into the dark heart of the seemingly perfect family.”

—Tammy Cohen, author of First One Missing


“A combination of lyrical writing and smart mystery. It's a winner.”

—Sandra Block, author of The Girl Without a Name


“An intelligent thriller. . . . Written with heart and real depth, and with some real hand-over-mouth moments.” —Rachael Lucas, author of Coming Up Roses


“Compelling . . . Howells has a knack for conveying authentic emotion.”

Publishers Weekly