Fiction Ralph, Anna Before I Knew Him

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Before I Knew Him

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Leo Fisch is a young man with a brilliant future ahead of him. He is bright, sociable and on the verge of moving in with his beautiful girlfriend, Kathryn. Outwardly, at least, he seems happy.

Then when a sinister discovery is made in a forest near Leo's home town, a figure from childhood re-enters his life. David Caldwell is tough and aggressive; the very opposite of the company Leo now keeps. Unlikely friends, they are bound by a shared summer - and a shared secret - they had promised to forget.

As past and present begin to close in, the comfortable life Leo has created for himself starts to unravel. Their terrible truth begins to emerge and Leo must confront not only the awkward, fragile boy he once was, but the events of that summer which threaten to destroy them both...

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"Atmospheric, an excellent ear for dialogue, beautifully managed drama ... I liked it very much" (Margaret Forster)

"Strongly evocative of childhood ... Ralph draws wholly believable characters, tackling some painfully honest situations... This new novel adds to the reputation earned with her first work, The Floating Island, which won a Betty Trask Award" ( Newcastle-upon-Tyne Journal)

"A remarkably well crafted book ... Through an assortment of well drawn characters, the author displays her considerable knowledge of human nautre and her sensitive insight into the human condition" ( Living North)

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The stunning second novel from the author of The Floating Island - a portrait of love at its most powerful and obsessive, and of how it can forever change lives...

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