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The Richard and Judy Bestseller.

‘Outstandingly good. Part-thriller, part-love story, I guarantee you will not be able to put it down’ Sun

They were identical in every way
Until the unthinkable tore them apart

Isolte and Viola are twins. Inseparable as children, they’ve grown into very different adults: Isolte, a successful features writer for a fashion magazine with a photographer boyfriend and a flat in London, and Viola, desperately unhappy and struggling with a lifelong eating disorder.

What happened all those years ago to set the twins on such different paths to adulthood? As both women start to unravel the escalating tragedies of a half-remembered summer, terrifying secrets from the past come rushing back – and threaten to overwhelm their adult lives…

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‘Convincing and compelling . . . building tension that resonates even after the novel ends’ Stylist

‘This book got its hooks into us and wouldn’t let go. Hypnotic, with real emotional punch’ Star

‘Gripping’ Marie Claire

‘Stunning in its insight and beautifully written’ Judy Finnigan

‘Touching and extremely readable’ Sunday Mirror

Reviews

Intense... dark
Daily Mail
An excellent debut and you are sure to have a hard time putting it down
Candis
Timeless and riveting
RT Book Reviews
Thumpingly good
Good Housekeeping
A Perfect R & J read. Highly compulsive
Bookseller
Clever, and full of suspense
Richard Madeley
An absorbing account of unbreakable and uncanny bonds
Heat