Fiona Barton 2017 Bantam Press
The Blurb –
When a paragraph in an evening newspaper reveals a decades-old tragedy, most readers barely give it a glance. But for three strangers, it’s impossible to ignore.
For one woman, it’s a reminder of the worse thing that ever happened to her.
For another, it reveals the dangerous possibility that her darkest secret is about to be discovered.
And for the third, a journalist, it’s the first clue in a hunt to uncover the truth.
The child’s story will be told.
To say I loved this book would be an understatement, read over a couple of days I thought the plot was excellent, with a moving storyline that I, for one, did not work out until the reveal.
Told predominantly in the narratives of the three women, the stories unfold as journalist Kate Waters ( who we met in Barton’s debut novel – The Widow), tenacious and determined pursues the story of the child. Written similarly to The Widow fans of that book will, I have no doubt enjoy this one also.
Difficult to review any further, without giving away any spoilers, so suffice to say this comes highly recommended from me – 5 star fiction.
‘Engrossing, Suspenseful.’ Stephen King
Tense, Tantalising and ultimately very satisfying.