A powerful account of how one family, grieving for the loss of their daughter, is hounded then haunted by gross media intrusion.
When teenager Cassie Mallion goes missing one hot summer's day in the Lake District her family find themselves in the midst of a media feeding frenzy. Years later as the extent of illegal media activity emerges they must face fresh grief.
This ebook short also includes an extended extract from Cath Staincliffe's acclaimed novel, The Kindest Thing.
Cover photograph: Valentino Sani/Trevillion
Cath Staincliffe was brought up in Bradford and went to university in Birmingham, after which she moved to Manchester. She started writing whilst on maternity leave with her first child, attending writers' workshops and publishing poetry and short stories in anthologies. Looking for Trouble, published by the Manchester publisher Crocus, was shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association Award for Best First Novel and serialised on BBC Radio Four's Woman's Hour.