A dark, compelling novel, the third in the D.I. Marnie Rome series, rich with psychological insight.
Intelligently and fluently written with a clever plot and an energetic pace, dealing with harrowing topics and shot through with humanity – Cath Staincliffe
The fragile young girl who causes the fatal car crash disappears from the scene. A runaway who doesn’t want to be found, she only wants to return to the man who understands her and offers her warmth, comfort, a home. He gives her shelter. Just as he gives shelter to the other lost girls who live in his house.
D.I. Rome thinks that she knows families, their secrets and their fault lines. But as she begins investigating the girl’s disappearance nothing can prepare her for what she’s about to face.
One of Britain’s best new crime writers – Daily Mail
A tense, terrifying tale of obsession and possession . . . a writer at the top of her game – Alison Graham, Radio Times
Marnie goes from strength to strength … this one drips with the gritty, dirty, danger of the urban wastelands around the river – Julia Crouch
Highly compelling and atmospheric … the storyline and characters involved me completely – Kate Rhodes