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THE GRIPPING NEW NOVEL BY THE NATION’S FAVOURITE STORYTELLER, LESLEY PEARSE
What happens when the person closest to you has led a life of deception?
After the funeral of her mother, Sally, Alice Kent is approached by a man named Angus Tweedy. He claims to be her father and tells her that he served time in prison for marrying Sally bigamously.
What does he hope to gain telling her this now, thirty years on? How can her adored dad Ralph not be her true father? And why did her mother betray her so badly?
She had accepted Sally’s many faults, and her reluctance to never speak of the past. But faced with this staggering deception, Alice knows she must uncover the whole truth about her mother.
Whatever the cost.
Alice’s journey into her mother’s past is one of incredulity as she discovers a woman shaped by a truly traumatic childhood . . .
Praise for Lesley Pearse
‘Storytelling at its very best’ Daily Mail
‘Gripping and suspenseful’ Daily Express
‘A twisting and intense read’ Woman’s Own
© Lesley Pearse 2022 (P) Penguin Audio 2022
This is a heart-wrenching journey as dark secrets are exposed and we understand the decisions Sally was forced to makeCandis
A complex and gripping relationship dramaDevon Life
Unpredictable and full of unexpected twists, this is a compelling readMy Weekly Special
This book brilliantly builds intrigue as Alice her mum’s life of deception, lies and loveWoman & Home
Full of suspense and intriguing charactersMy Weekly
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