'Gripping . . . Just brilliant' Clare Mackintosh
'Emotionally compelling' Chris Brookmyre
THERE'S A FINE LINE BETWEEN GOOD AND BAD . . .
'Big George' McLaughlin is a bad person. He's snatched a little girl from her family, and he's not planning on giving her back.
But George is also inherently good. He loves this little girl and has kidnapped her with pure intentions. She's his daughter and he wouldn't do a thing to hurt her.
So when being together feels so right, why is it so terribly wrong?
Is there such a thing as good bad love?
From the Richard & Judy Book Club and international bestselling author of The Guilty One comes a suspenseful, gritty and emotionally charged journey of an estranged father and daughter, exploring the strength of family ties and our huge capacity for forgiveness.
Praise for Lisa Ballantyne:
'Thought-provoking, brave, challenging, compulsive' Rosamund Lupton
'A page-turner with real emotional depth' Daily Express
'Sophisticated, suspenseful, unsettling' Lee Child
'Moving, insightful' Guardian
'Will touch your heart, even as it leaves you unsettled' Hallie Ephron
'Grips like a vice' Daily Mail
'Thought-provoking and clever' Gilly Macmillan
'Tense' Sunday Times
'A tense and moving story that I will remember for a long time' Rachel Abbott
'I couldn't get this book out of my head. It kept me up all night and guessing the whole way through. I loved it' Jenny Colgan
The crash is the unravelling of Margaret Holloway. Trapped inside a car about to explode, she is rescued by a scarred stranger who then disappears. Margaret remembers little, but she's spent her life remembering little - her childhood is full of holes and forgotten memories. Now she has a burning desire to discover who she is and why her life has been shrouded in secrets. What really happened to her when she was a child? Could it have anything to do with the mysterious man who saved her life?
Flitting effortlessly between past and present, this is a suspenseful, gritty and emotionally charged journey of an estranged father and daughter, exploring the strength of family ties and our huge capacity for forgiveness.