Amanda Jennings adds a whole new twist to the missing child plotline in this finely crafted example of domestic noir, set on the rugged Cornish coast. Bella Campbell is sent reeling when her mother dies, closely followed by her father’s suicide – but the emotional turmoil of this double tragedy is nothing compared to how she feels when a letter reveals her life to be a complete sham.
Until now, Bella has lived a life in the shadows, happy to be led – can she find the courage to confront her lost past and construct a brave new future? Prepare for a reading all-nighter – this book is destined for great things. Read the review here.