Kathryn Croft

You thought you knew what happened to your son. But you were wrong.

Three years ago, Zoe’s fourteen-year-old son Ethan, and his best friend Josh, were found drowned in the river by their home. With no witnesses, the police rule their deaths a tragic accident.

Heartbroken by the loss of her child, Zoe and her husband Jake move away with their older son Harley to try and rebuild their lives.

Just as the family inch towards normality, Zoe receives an anonymous email. The message tells Zoe that the police are wrong about how her son died. Shaken by the accusation, Zoe starts an obsessive hunt to uncover the truth.

But why is Josh’s mother Roberta determined not to believe her? And will her search bring her peace – or just tear her life apart?

A gripping psychological thriller for fans of The Girl on the Train and Gone Girl.

Discover what readers are saying about Kathryn Croft:

‘I honestly didn’t see that twist coming but my shock at that twist was nothing compared to how I felt when I got to the final chapter, I was so shocked I nearly dropped my kindle!’ Nicki’s Life of Crime

‘A thriller full of suspense…If you like a book that hooks you and keeps you on the edge of your seat this one is for you.’ Wit & Wonder Books

‘The twists and turns that follow will make you giddy. And the outcome is totally unexpected.’ Ali The Dragon Slayer

‘A jaw-dropping ending that left me spinning!…Its gripping and compelling plot had me hooked from the very first page.’ Novel Deelights

‘It is one of those books that you just want to tell everyone about…Brilliant!’ Books from Dusk till Dawn

‘The twists and turns kept me guessing, and the conclusion was shocking and completely unexpected.’ Goodreads reviewer

‘This book had me on the edge of my seat the whole time! I didn’t know which way to think or what was going to happen next.’ Touch My Spine Book Reviews

‘Another excellent psychological thriller from the queen of this genre.’ Goodreads reviewer



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