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I Looked Away

by Jane Corry

Action / Adventure / Spy / Espionage Crime / Mystery Thriller and Suspense

I Looked Away Synopsis


Every Monday, 49-year-old Ellie looks after her grandson Josh. She loves him more than anyone else in the world. The only thing that can mar her happiness is her husband's affair. But he swears it's over now, and Ellie has decided to be thankful for what she's got.

Then one day, while she's looking after Josh, her husband gets a call from that woman. And just for a moment, Ellie takes her eyes off her grandson. What happens next will change her life forever.

Because Ellie is hiding something in her past. And what looks like an accident could start to look like murder... 

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I Looked Away Press Reviews

Compulsive, edgy and with some fabulous twists that I didn't see coming! -- B A Paris Beautifully written...The Dead Ex totally hooked me -- Peter James A fearsomely good thriller -- Nicci French Gripping from start to finish - Take a Break

Brilliantly plotted, deftly woven and heartbreakingly real -- Jane Shemilt Powerful, emotional . . . I couldn't put it down -- Liz Fenwick, author of 'The Path to the Sea' Beautifully written, complex and utterly gripping. I always feel safe in Jane Corry's hands -- Emma Curtis Jane Corry goes from strength to strength and I Looked Away is her boldest yet because it not only tackles tough situations but reminds us that it's love that redeems -- Elizabeth Buchan, author of 'Consider the Lily' A gripping story with all the twists, emotional resonance and clever layering that Jane Corry does so brilliantly. I raced through this - staying up FAR too late to finish. -- Teresa Driscoll I highly recommend to anyone -- Sarah Simpson, author of 'Her Greatest Mistake' Intriguing and thought-provoking - Woman and Home 'Best Books of Summer 2019'

As compellingly page-turning as it is emotionally tender. Jane Corry again has written a 'keep you up all night' thriller with a very big heart. I loved it. -- Kate Hamer Jane Corry portrays the best and worst in people with a warmth and acumen that draws the reader into their experience and makes it wholly believable -- Karen Byrom - My Weekly

A powerful portrait of the family ties that can both nurture and damage us. A compulsive read. -- Gilly MacMillan, author of 'The Nanny' An intelligent thriller, rich with emotion and compelling characters. -- Luana Lewis Sensitive and thought-provoking -- Adele Parks Thrilling, emotional and pacy with a clever twist I didn't expect -- Claire Douglas -

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ISBN: 9780241984635
Publication date: 27/06/2019
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241984635
Publication date: 27th June 2019
Author: Jane Corry
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 512 pages
Genres: Action Adventure / Spy, Crime / Mystery, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Crime & mystery, Thriller / suspense, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Jane Corry

Jane Corry is a writer and journalist, and teaches creative writing all over the world. Recently she spent three years working as the writer-in-residence at a high-security prison for men. In her own words: 'I had always thought prisons were terrifying places for people who had done terrible things. But after my first marriage ended, I found myself working in one, and discovered a world I could not have imagined without actually being there. A world in which no one was quite who they seemed. A world that I found strangely addictive - so much so that it wormed its ...

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