Psychological thriller


HarperCollins / Avon, April 2014


Sourcebooks, June 2014


C.L. Taylor


The person you trust may only be telling you half the story…


Sue Jackson seemingly has the perfect family but when her teenage daughter Charlotte deliberately steps in front of a bus and ends up in a  coma she is forced to question it all.


Sue can’t believe that Charlotte would deliberately try to kill herself but as she retraces her daughter’s steps she finds a horrifying entry in Charlotte’s diary ‘keeping this secret is killing me’.


Does someone want to harm Charlotte? Whose secret is she keeping?  In her hunt for evidence, Sue begins to mistrust everyone close to her daughter and she’s forced to look further, into the depths of her own past.  There is a lot that Sue doesn’t know about Charlotte’s life.  But then there’s a lot that Charlotte doesn’t know about Sue’s …


‘An enjoyable rollercoaster of a suspense novel with multiple twists’
Daily Mail


‘[A] gripping first novel … This psychological thriller will resonate long after the final page’
Publishers Weekly


‘This dark and creepy book is a must read’ 
The Sun, Fabulous Magazine


‘[A] thrilling crime debut’
WOMAN magazine


“An ominous atmosphere, a tense tale of past and present colliding, and a narrator whom no-one believes: this book is a delight”
Alex Marwood


UK & Commonwealth: HarperCollins/Avon
North American: Sourcebooks
Czech: Domino
French: Marabout/Hachette Livre
German: Piper
Hungarian: Alexandra Publishing
Italian: Longanesi
Polish: Proszynski Media
Portuguese (Brazil): Bertrand Brasil
Russian: Exmo
Spanish: Duomo Ediciones
Swedish: Lind&Co
Turkish: KRP