When I Was Ten (Hardback)Fiona Cummins (author)
Deliciously sinister and genuinely disturbing, Cummins’s twisted thriller of a killer child and a double murder under re-investigation draws the reader into a darkly compelling world of secrets and betrayal.
Twenty-one years ago, Dr Richard Carter and his wife Pamela were killed in what has become the most infamous double murder of the modern age.
Their ten year-old daughter - nicknamed the Angel of Death - spent eight years in a children's secure unit and is living quietly under an assumed name with a family of her own.
Now, on the anniversary of the trial, a documentary team has tracked down her older sister, compelling her to break two decades of silence.
Her explosive interview sparks national headlines and journalist Brinley Booth, a childhood friend of the Carter sisters, is tasked with covering the news story.
For the first time, the three women are forced to confront what really happened that night - with devastating consequences for them all.
When I Was Ten is the highly anticipated, stay-up-all-night next book by acclaimed crime author Fiona Cummins.
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 604 g
Dimensions: 242 x 163 x 39 mm
'Grips like a vice' - Val McDermid
'Dark, creepy and ultimately compassionate... a chilling look at the consequences of a childhood gone wrong' - JP Delaney
'Utterly compelling; a true just-one-more-chapter thriller' - Clare Mackintosh
'Pacy, dark and surprises to the bitter end. Loved it' - Fiona BartonFiona Cummins evokes the dark arts of journalism and politics with an insider's relish in this rich, intricately woven novel of childhood crime and adult redemption. I finished it with my heart in my mouth. Highly recommended' - Louise Candlish
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