Hannah Riley and her musician husband, Will, hope that a move to the Suffolk countryside will promise a fresh start. Hannah, a human rights worker, is desperate for a child and she hopes that this new life will realise her dream. Yet when the snow comes, Will is working in London and Hannah is cut off in their remote village. Life in Tornley turns out to be far from idyllic, who are the threatening figures who lurk near their property at night? And why is her neighbour so keen to see them leave? Plus Will's behaviour is severely testing the bonds of trust. Hannah has spent her professional life doing the right thing for other people. But as she starts to unbury a terrible crime, she realises she can no longer do that without putting everything she's ever wanted at risk. But if she does nothing, the next victim could be her ...
Closing date: 06/09/2018
'Millar is a genius at capturing the complicated emotions of parenthood, and her taut, suspenseful plot makes this an unputdownable read'
'Like the best thrillers, it is quietly creepy and expertly crafted. Add it to your book club reading list now'
'A well-paced psychological thriller with more than a hint of Minette Walters about it'
'A thought provoking, taut and suspenseful thriller that you won't forget in a hurry'
Publication date: 22/05/2014
Publisher: Macmillan an imprint of Pan Macmillan
|Publication date:||22nd May 2014|
|Publisher:||Macmillan an imprint of Pan Macmillan|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites,|
Louise Millar was brought up in Scotland. She began her journalism career in mainly music and film magazines, working as a sub-editor for Kerrang!, Smash Hits, the NME and Empire. She later moved into features, working as a commissioning editor on women's magazines. She has written for Marie Claire, Red, Psychologies, Stella (Telegraph magazine), the Independent, the Observer, Glamour, Stylist and Eve. She lives in London with her husband and daughters. Author photo © Stephen MillarMore About Louise Millar