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The gripping new psychological suspense novel from the bestselling author of breakout hit HE SAID/SHE SAID

The men who built the asylums called them 'stone mothers': places of safety to hold troubled women and nurse them back to health. But no one wants a mother made of stone...

Nazareth mental hospital has been converted to luxury flats, but it still has its secrets.

Three women live in its shadow:
Marianne, who fled her home, her boyfriend and the body they buried. Now a successful academic, a loving mother and a loyal wife, she fears her secret being revealed, her world being ripped apart.
Honor, her daughter, who she will do anything to protect.
And Helen, her worst enemy - and the only person she can trust.

Marianne can't tell the truth. She can't keep the secret. And none of them can escape the past...

Moving back through time to reveal twists you'll never see coming, Stone Mothers is the gripping new suspense novel from the bestselling author of He Said/She Said.


'Addictively scary and thrillingly audacious.' Nicci French

'A genuinely surprising twist that turns assumptions neatly on their heads.' Observer

'The plot is so CLEVER... and the writing is perfection.' Marian Keyes

'A clever, nuanced psychological thriller from one of the best writers in the genre. Properly chilling, you'll be gripped.' Red

'Crime fiction at its most ingenious' Sunday Express

'Beautifully written, subtly impactful' Sunday Mirror

'A powerful and affecting psychological thriller' Heat

'A brooding, slow burning psychological thriller, with real depth and emotional punch' Best Magazine

'From the twist on the first page to the final gasp, this is a dazzling psychological thriller' Grazia

Crime & Thrillers
April 4
Hodder & Stoughton

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