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‘Had me gripped throughout.’ IAN RANKIN
‘Satisfying on every level.’ ELLY GRIFFITHS

You trust your family. They love you. Don’t they?
When 17-year-old Eva Olsen awakes after a horrific accident that has left her bedbound, her parents are right by her side. Devoted, they watch over her night and day in the attic room of their family home in the forests of Norway.
But the accident has left Eva without her most recent memories, and not everything is as it seems. As secrets from the night of the accident begin to surface, Eva realises – she has to escape her parents’ house and discover the truth. But what if someone doesn’t want her to find it?
An edge-of-your-seat, atmospheric psychological thriller for fans of Lucy Clarke and Erin Kelly.
Praise for Isabel Ashdown:
‘Kept me up three nights in a row’ Holly Seddon
‘Twisted’ Katerina Diamond
‘A heart in your mouth read’ Red magazine

(p) 2019 Isis Publishing Ltd


A stylish, confident thriller which makes brilliant use of its ice-bound Nordic setting. The novel's razor-sharp dialogue and clever plotting make Lake Child hard to put down.
Kate Rhodes
Had me gripped throughout, with a heroine worth rooting for. Recommended for fans of The Dry.
Ian Rankin
Deeply unsettling with twists and flips that kept me guessing.
Lesley Thomson
There are twists upon twists in this exceptional crime novel, but what lingers most in the mind are the characters. A beautifully-written, and ultimately very moving, story about the families we have and the families we find. I loved it.
Steve Mosby
Beautifully written as always, with an original and compelling mystery at its heart, 'Lake Child' might just be Isabel Ashdown's best book yet.
Howard Linskey
A really thrilling read, satisfying on every level.
Elly Griffiths
Tense, edgy and nerve-wracking. I loved it!
Helen Fields, author of Perfect Crime
Lake Child is a clever, unpredictable psychological thriller where Eve Olsen isn't the only one unable to unravel the truth from the lies. Beautifully crafted and satisfying.
Mari Hannah
Fiendishly clever
Red Magazine, Best Crime & Thriller Novels Autumn 2019