The tense and unsettling follow-up to the Sunday Times bestseller, THE CRAFTSMAN
She's killed before. She'll kill again.
Senior police officer Florence Lovelady returns to Sabden to honour a promise made to dying Larry Glassbrook, a serial killer she put away for murder. Four child skeletons have been uncovered near a children's home, and Larry insists these are not ancient remains.
Liberated by the news of her father Larry's death, Cassie Glassbrook is now free to revisit her hometown to win back the love of her childhood sweetheart. She'll stop at nothing to get him back.
As the two women return to the town that nearly took their lives thirty years ago, long-buried secrets are unearthed that could destroy them all.
Sharon (formerly S J) Bolton grew up in a cotton-mill town in Lancashire and had an eclectic early career in marketing and public relations. She gave it up in 2000 to become a mother and a writer.
Her first novel, Sacrifice, was voted Best New Read by Amazon.uk, whilst her second, Awakening, won the 2010 Mary Higgins Clark Award (part of the prestigious Edgars) in the US. She has been shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger, the Theakston's Prize for Best Thriller, the International Thriller Writers' Best First Novel award, the Prix Du Polar in France and the Martin Beck award in Sweden.