A mother. A wife. Neve Connolly is all these things.
She has also made mistakes; some small, some unconsciously done, some large, some deliberate. She is only human, after all. But now one mistake is spiralling out of control and Neve is bringing those around her into immense danger.
She can't tell the truth. So how far is she prepared to go to protect those she loves? And who does she really know? And who can she trust?A liar. A cheat.
A threat. Neve Connolly is all these things. Could she be a murderer?Praise for Nicci French: 'Too few novelists can combine this level of page-turning suspense with character care and pin-sharp prose' Erin Kelly, bestselling author of He Said/She Said 'Nicci French's sophisticated, compassionate and gripping crime novels stand head and shoulders above the competition' Sophie Hannah 'Stunning' Clare Mackintosh `A multi-layered plot that keeps you guessing until the final page' Jane Corry `Fabulous, unsettling and riveting' Louise Penny on Blue Monday `Masterful' Sabine Durrant `The best crime novels combine great writing, compelling storylines, and memorable characters.