There's a killer among us.
That's all it takes.
She stabbed little Robbie Harris.
To change a life -
She's living under a new name.
She's reformed. So they say . . .
Joanna is going to regret the day she ever said a word.
It’s been 192 days, seven hours and fifteen minutes since her last drink. Now Astrid is trying to turn her life around.
Having reluctantly moved back in with her mother, in a quiet seaside town away from the temptations and painful memories of her life before, Astrid is focusing on her recovery. She's going to meetings. Confessing her misdeeds. Making amends to those she's wronged.
But someone knows exactly what Astrid is running from. And they won't stop until she learns that some mistakes can't be corrected.
Some mistakes, you have to pay for...
As a child, it was just a game. As an adult, it was a living nightmare.
'This time it's different. She's gone too far now.
She really has.'
When teenage friends Lizzie and Alice decide to head off for a walk in the countryside, they are blissfully unaware that this will be their final day together - and that only Lizzie will come back alive.
Lizzie has no memory of what happened in the moments before Alice died, she only knows that it must have been a tragic accident. But as she tries to cope with her grief, she is shocked to find herself alienated from Alice's friends and relatives. They are convinced she somehow had a part to play in her friend's death.
Twelve years later, unpacking boxes in the new home she shares with her fiancé, Lizzie is horrified to find long-buried memories suddenly surfacing. Is the trauma of the accident finally catching up with her, or could someone be trying to threaten her new-found happiness?
Twelve years is a long time to wait, when you're planning the perfect revenge . . .
PRAISE FOR LESLEY KARA
'Lesley Kara keeps you guessing until the final page.'
Paula Hawkins, No.1 bestselling author of The Girl on the Train
'Lesley Kara does an excellent job of making readers' heads spin as we are forced constantly to change our minds about who is ally and who enemy.'
'Instantly immersive, then intriguing, then insanely suspenseful, then ... the truth.
Believe me, Lesley Kara knows what she's doing'