WHO WILL BELIEVE YOUR STORY IF THE ONLY WITNESS IS DEAD?
Cleo knows she should be happy for her brother Mark. He's managed to find someone new after the sudden death of his first wife - but something about Evie just doesn't feel right...
When Evie starts having accidents at home, her friends grow concerned. Could Mark be causing her injuries? Called out to their cliff-top house one night, Sergeant Stephanie King finds two bodies entangled on blood-drenched sheets.
Where does murder begin? When the knife is raised to strike, or before, at the first thought of violence? As the accused stands trial, the jury is forced to consider - is there ever a proper defence for murder?
Praise for Rachel Abbott:
'A properly addictive, leave-the-light-on thriller' Red Magazine
'Masterly and compelling. I couldn't put it down until its heart-stopping conclusion' Robert Bryndza
'Unbearably tense, with a killer twist' Good Housekeeping
APPLE BOOKS REVIEW
We loved Rachel Abbott’s novel because it kept us guessing until the very end. The story follows photographer Mark, his partner Evie and his sister Cleo. When Mark is found brutally murdered, Evie is the immediate suspect and Cleo wants swift and harsh justice. But as this domestic thriller begins to play out in the courtroom, well-executed twists make it increasingly difficult to be sure of what (and who) to believe. We certainly didn’t see the astounding finale coming.
Customer ReviewsSee All
Rachel writes well.
Plot felt extended but I was compelled to finish the book.
Unconvinced by the overriding motive of the main protagonist.
But worth reading. Recommend it.
Surprised me for sure
Well. Well. It’s not often that I am completely flummoxed by a plot line but this one certainly had me guessing right up until the last page. Simply brilliant.
And so it Begins
Very run of the mill and formulaic and the writing is mediocre. Could forgive that, but for the really confused and confusing plot/narrative. Tries too hard to shock and intrigue and does neither.