Blame Game
C.J. Cooke, Read by Bea Holland, Thomas Judd and Eliot Smith

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Narrated By: Bea Holland, Thomas Judd, Eliot Smith

Duration: 10 hours and 11 minutes

What to expect


A horrific car crash in Belize has devastated Helen Pengilly’s family, leaving her daughter in a coma and her husband Michael missing.

Alone and terrified, Helen’s memory is dragged back to that day 22 years ago. To protect their family, Helen and Michael both said they would forget what happened. But now it seems that there is someone who will stop at nothing to make them remember…

Who is playing the blame game?

What readers are saying about The Blame Game:

addictive and powerful

‘A cleverly crafted thriller with a unique story’

‘a great read

‘A heart-wrenching story of grief, guilt and family, and the extreme lengths you’ll go to save those you love’

‘This is a book all psychological thriller lovers should read… addictive

‘A fantastic, edge of the seat family expedition turning into a gripping read’

‘A real page-turner


Grip-lit at its bestELLE

Stunning’ C.L. TAYLOR

Will keep you guessing the whole way through!’ C.J. TUDOR


Crime & mystery fiction, Thriller / suspense fiction

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Praise for C. J. Cooke:

‘An atmospheric, mysterious and intense read that resonates long after you turn the last page. It's a stunning psychological thriller, rich with mystery and full of heart’ C. L. Taylor

‘If you haven’t read it, you MUST! So, so good and very clever. Will keep you guessing the whole way through!’ C. J. Tudor

Chilling and intelligent’ Nuala Ellwood

Utterly compelling and unnervingly twisty’ Caroline Smailes

Intense, thrilling and layered with issues of modern life, this is grip-lit at its bestELLE

“This is an astonishing thriller…with gorgeous writing and a stunning conclusion, this novel has catapulted onto my shortlist of the best suspense novels I’ve read all year” Chevy Stevens, New York Times bestselling author of Still Missing

‘An intriguing and psychological thriller’ Sunday People

'Dark and emotionally compelling.’

'Beautifully complex yet simply told in a way that really digs deep into the themes that anchor the tale… Really terrific. Just excellent'

'So intriguing and well written that I was unable to prise myself from the book until I had read every word within' –

'I Know My Name is cleverly complex and thought provoking as well as being a compulsive page turner and comes thoroughly recommended'

‘This book has really left me speechless. I cannot begin to explain how utterly brilliant this book was and I have a feeling that it's going to stay with me for a long time'

'This is a thriller with more than just the usual twists and turns. It could well be described as dark and disturbing'