Narrated By: Sian Brooke, Georgia Maguire
Duration: 9 hours and 32 minutes
What to expect
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Every town has its secrets. Lesley Kara knows them all . . .
From the author of 2019's biggest crime thriller debut, The Rumour, comes an addictive new novel . . .
It’s been 192 days, seven hours and fifteen minutes since her last drink. Now Astrid is trying to turn her life around.
Having reluctantly moved back in with her mother, in a quiet seaside town away from the temptations and painful memories of her life before, Astrid is focusing on her recovery. She's going to meetings. Confessing her misdeeds. Making amends to those she's wronged.
But someone knows exactly what Astrid is running from. And they won't stop until she learns that some mistakes can't be corrected.
Some mistakes, you have to pay for . . .
Psychological thriller, Thriller / suspense fiction, Crime & mystery: women sleuths, Family life fiction, Crime & mystery: private investigator / amateur detectives, Fiction: general & literary, Narrative theme: Sense of place, Narrative theme: Love & relationships, Narrative theme: Interior life
Listen to a sample
A fast, pacey and gripping read – a brilliant sucker-punch ending.
An inventive and compelling psychological thriller. Kara skilfully builds tension through a series of twists before delivering a finale certain to leave you reeling.
Lesley Kara does an excellent job of making readers’ heads spin as we are forced constantly to change our minds about who is ally and who enemy.
The twisty new novel we’ve been waiting for.
Instantly immersive, then intriguing, then insanely suspenseful, then ... the truth.
Believe me, Lesley Kara knows what she's doing