British author Lisa Jewell's first book, Ralph's Party, came out in 1998. Since then, she's gone on to write a range of fiction including her so-called 'curry and flatmates' novels of the nineties and noughties such as: Thirtynothing, A Friend of the Family and Vince & Joy, as well as challenging contemporary fiction and thrillers including: After The Party, The Making of Us, The Third Wife, The Girls, I Found You, Before I Met You,Then She Was Gone and Watching You.
In a large house in London's fashionable Chelsea, a baby is awake in her cot. Well-fed and cared for, she is happily waiting for someone to pick her up. In the kitchen lie three decomposing corpses. Close to them is a hastily scrawled note. They've been dead for several days. Who has been looking after the baby? And where did they go? Two entangled families. A house with the darkest of secrets. A compulsive new thriller from Lisa Jewell.