The Child (Paperback)Fiona Barton (author)
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When a paragraph in an evening newspaper reveals a decades-old tragedy, most readers barely give it a glance.
But for three strangers it's impossible to ignore.
For one woman, it's a reminder of the worst thing that ever happened to her. For another, it reveals the dangerous possibility that her darkest secret is about to be discovered.
And for the third, a journalist, it's the first clue in a hunt to uncover the truth.
The Child's story will be told.
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 304 g
Dimensions: 198 x 127 x 28 mm
"Clever and compelling. You'll love The Child." - Clare Mackintosh
"I loved this gripping story that kept me guessing to the end. Barton treats her broken characters with such compassion that I wanted to reach into the pages and hug them." - Liz Nugent, author of Lying in Wait
"Fiona Barton has outdone herself with The Child. An engrossing, irresistible story about the coming to light of a long-buried secret. An absolutely fabulous read - I loved it!" - Shari Lapena, author of The Couple Next Door
"Tense, tantalising and ultimately very satisfying . . . definitely one of the year's must-reads." - Lee Child
"This expertly executed thriller, full of gritty authentic detail, is made even better by a killer twist that will catch you off guard." - Sunday Mirror
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