Kate Rafter is a high-flying war reporter. She's the strong one. The one who escaped Herne Bay and their father. Her sister Sally didn't. Instead, she drinks.
But when their mother dies, Kate is forced to return to the old family home. And on her first night she is woken by a terrifying scream.
What secret has Kate stumbled upon?
And is she strong enough to uncover the truth . . . and make it out alive?
'Memorable, jaw-dropping ... harrowing fiction that skilfully draws parallels between the effects of civil war and domestic violence' Sunday Times
'Well-written ... an elegant, punchy thriller with a dark heart' Observer Thriller of the Month
'An exciting, shocking, fast-paced read ... a clever, compelling tale full of surprises' Daily Express