When I Was Ten by Fiona Cummins

9781509876969 Macmillan
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'GRIPS LIKE A VICE' - Val McDermid'Absorbing, tense and beautifully paced' - Daily MailTwenty-one years ago, Dr Richard Carter and his wife Pamela were killed in what has become the most infamous double murder of the modern age. Their ten year-old daughter - nicknamed the Angel of Death - spent eight years in a children's secure unit and is living quietly under an assumed name with a family of her own. Now, on the anniversary of the trial, a documentary team has tracked down her older sister, compelling her to break two decades of silence.

Her explosive interview sparks national headlines and journalist Brinley Booth, a childhood friend of the Carter sisters, is tasked with covering the news story. For the first time, the three women are forced to confront what really happened that night - with devastating consequences for them all. When I Was Ten is the highly anticipated, stay-up-all-night next book by acclaimed crime author Fiona Cummins.

'I finished it with my heart in my mouth. Highly recommended' - Louise Candlish'Dark, creepy and ultimately compassionate... a chilling look at the consequences of a childhood gone wrong' - JP Delaney'Utterly compelling; a true just-one-more-chapter thriller' - Clare Mackintosh'Pacy, dark and surprises to the bitter end.

Loved it' - Fiona Barton