You can run from a guilty conscience, but you can't hide . . . James wasn't much more than a child when he had an affair with Lily. And now, twenty-four years later, Lily confesses to James that their affair led to a daughter, Kate. And Kate desperately needs her father's help: she's wanted for murder. But there is no room for murder in James's life. He has a wife, a good job, a nice house in the country . . . As Kate comes crashing into his world, so she lights the fuse under his ordered life. Because James has also been keeping a secret - a very dark and deadly one...
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Andrew Taylor is the author of a number of critically acclaimed crime novels, including the Lydmouth series, the ground-breaking Roth Trilogy and The American Boy, his bestselling historical novel which was a Richard and Judy Book Club selection. He has won many awards, including the CWA John Creasey Award, an Edgar Scroll from the Mystery Writers of America and the CWA Ellis Peters Historical Daggers (the only author to win it twice). He lives in the Forest of Dean.Review:
"It's the high level of emotional literacy, coupled with Taylor's beautifully controlled style, that makes this book a page-turning, one-sitting read from a master of psychological suspense."―Laura Wilson, Time Out
"A beautifully constructed novel, one of Taylor's best."―Margaret Cannon, Toronto Globe and Mail
"The story displays Taylor's usual skilful plotting and characterization as it moves between past and present, gradually exposing long-hidden secrets."―Sunday Telegraph
"Taylor is brilliant at capturing teenage angst . . . he excels not only in narrative control, but in depth of characterization."―Jane Jakeman, Independent
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