If you're looking for nail-biting suspense, characters you really care about, and dark, exotic locations, you'll love Emily Barr...
A girl flees to Venice to escape her dangerous past in this electrifying novel of intrigue, psychological tension and suspense.
For Lucy Riddick, Venice has always been the dream destination. A dream inspired by the pretty picture pinned to her mother s kitchen wall. To Lucy, Venice seems the ideal place to lose herself. And now she needs to do just that. The secret she s been keeping from her boyfriend and her friends has finally caught up with her and Lucy needs to disappear and fast. There s no better time to pack her bags and head for Italy. But what if, when she sets foot in Venice, Lucy finds that the one thing she has been running from, the one thing she has been trying to escape, is already there, lying in wait for her? Time to run away again? Or time to end the chase, once and for all?
Emily Barr is the well-loved and bestselling author of Backpack, the original backpacking novel, and many other highly acclaimed novels. A former journalist, she has travelled around the world and written columns and travel pieces for the Observer and the Guardian. After living in France, Emily and her husband (whom she met backpacking) have settled in Cornwall with their three children. You can learn more about Emily and her novels by visiting her website www.emilybarr.com.