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Summary

In a family built on lies, who can you trust?

Audrey Bailey will never forget the moment she met Ralph Templeton in the sweltering heat of a Bombay café. Her lonely life over, she was soon married with two small children. But things in the Templeton household were never quite what they seemed.

Now approaching 70, and increasingly a burden on the children she's always felt distanced from, Audrey plans a once-in-a-lifetime cruise around the Greek isles. Forcing twins Lexi and John along for the ride, the Templetons set sail as a party of three - but only two will return. On the night of her birthday, Audrey goes missing...hours after she breaks the news that the twins stand to inherit a fortune after her death.

As the search of the ship widens, so does the list of suspects - and with dark clues emerging about Audrey's early life, the twins begin to question if they can even trust one another....

©2016 Annabel Kantaria (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic reviews

"An utterly compelling story of loss and betrayal. I loved it." (Judy Finnigan)
"A clever, tense thriller." (Heat)
"A gripping debut. You won't be able to put this down." (Bella)
"Compelling...fans of Jodi Picoult and Liane Moriarty will enjoy this." (Candis)

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Couldn't put it down!!!!

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Would definitely recommend this book. A wonderful story well constructed and beautifully narrated

What did you like best about this story?

The flow of the story, and the complex lives of the characters woven smoothly together to achieve an intriguing and compelling book

What about Jessica Ball’s performance did you like?

Beautiful narration, subtle, yet bringing the characters to life perfectly

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

A love story

Any additional comments?

This book has the rare quality of maintaining the momentum throughout, believable and compelling!

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Wow just wow.

I was so sad when this book ended. I really wanted more. I am going to miss the characters who. Have grown very attached to. This book was brilliantly written and the narrator made the story come to life. It felt like I was there...