A dangerous secret. A suspicious death. A mother determined to find answers.
A gripping story of a mother's courage and devotion by the number one bestselling author of The Girlfriend Michelle Francis.
Getting pregnant as a teenager was never part of Kate's plan, but when it happens she's determined to do right by her daughter, showing her the love she never had as a child.
Life as a single mother is hard, sometimes impossible, but it only brings Kate and Becky closer together. By the time Becky is making her own way in the world as a tenacious trainee journalist, Kate couldn't be prouder. But when the unthinkable happens, Kate's life is changed forever. Desperately trying to understand, Kate stumbles across a story Becky was researching.
Is it possible that this cruel twist of fate wasn't an accident?
Praise for Michelle Frances:
‘I was blown away . . . Marvellous’ - Jilly Cooper
‘Sharp, sinister and addictive’ - Sunday Mirror
‘Taut and suspenseful’ - Heat
‘Abounding with mysteries, revelations and lies’ - Library Journal
Fans of BBC drama The Replacement will lap up this taut and suspenseful tale [The Temp]
I was blown away. The Girlfriend is the most marvellous psychological thriller . . . I couldn’t put it down and kept sneaking upstairs to read another few pages . . . Michelle Frances is a writer we’re going to hear a great deal about. Please read this genuinely exciting novel
Impressively compelling debut; the tension positively oozes from the pages . . . Keeps the reader on a knife-edge throughout [The Girlfriend]
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