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The Black Sheep by Sophie McKenzie
  

The Black Sheep

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A tensely dramatic tale, highlighting secrets, lies, and trust. A year after her husband was murdered in an unprovoked attack, Fran is told her family may actually know something about his death. We are introduced to Fran’s family members in the first chapter, and then the sledgehammer hits, can Fran trust her family? Fran can on occasion cause frustration as she makes a number of ill advised decisions, however this is balanced by her determination and integrity. Sophie McKenzie allows three characters direct access to the page, diverting thoughts and creating additional tension. ‘The Black Sheep’ allows suspicion to rise and fall, as the suspense increases, the ending has some surprises in store, creating a captivating and thrilling tale.

If you like Sophie McKenzie you might also like to read books by Sophie Hannah, Nicci French and A S A Harrison.

Synopsis

The Black Sheep by Sophie McKenzie

Francesca was widowed a year ago. Since then she has focused on her children, trying to soothe their grief as well as her own. Her husband and father never quite saw eye to eye but no one could have cared more for her in the past year than her close-knit family. Finally, she feels she might be ready to move on with life. Until she is contacted out of the blue by someone who says he must get information to her. That her husband's death wasn't what it seemed. And that her family know more than they say ...Who can Francesca trust? And what will happen to her if she puts her faith in the wrong person?

About the Author

Sophie McKenzie

Sophie McKenzie is the award-winning author of a range of teen thrillers, including the Missing series (Girl, Missing, Sister, Missing and Missing Me), Blood Ties and Blood Ransom and the Medusa Project series. She has also written two romance series: the Luke and Eve books and the Flynn series, which starts with the novel Falling Fast. Split Second is her first teen stand-alone novel in seven years. Sophie's first novel for adults was the psychological thriller Close My Eyes.

Sophie gives her writing tips in this video - click here.

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Book Info

Publication date

9th February 2017

Author

Sophie McKenzie

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www.sophiemckenziebooks.com

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Publisher

Simon & Schuster Ltd

Format

Paperback
512 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Crime / Mystery
Family Drama
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Thriller / suspense

ISBN

9781471133220

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