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Have you ever told a lie you couldn't take back? This is the debut thriller that will take your breath away.

Naomi always wanted to be a mother. But three years ago, her husband left, taking their child with him. Now, her daughter has come to stay, and Naomi knows it's her one chance to re-build her family.

But the night ends in a terrible accident.

And Naomi has no memory of what happened.

Panicking, desperate, Naomi finds herself telling a lie:

'My daughter is missing.'

Now she can never take it back. 

©2021 Lia Middleton (P)2021 Penguin Audio

Critic reviews

"I'll be recommending it to everyone I know." (Sarah Pearse, author of The Sanatorium)

 "A stand out psychological thriller with heart." (Ashley Audrain, author of The Push)  

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  • 05-04-21

Absolutely riveting

This is the first time I've felt compelled to write a review. It's an absolutely fascinating read. Beautifully paced. Artfully unfolded. The third act really does bring the house down!

Charlotte Ritchie's narration is pure perfection.

Highly recommend!

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A brilliant plot which keeps you guessing!

A thoroughly enjoyable listen, this book is full of twists and turns and plays with the reader right until the end.
Each of the characters have complex facets, and the emotions, realities and relationships that they experience left me feeling torn about who to feel empathy for - it’s an emotional rollercoaster ride!
The storyline and characters really draw the reader in - you’ll be hooked!
A fantastic debut from this author and I’m sure this book would make a fantastic film!

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Great performance

Charlottes reading was wonderful kept me fully engaged and look forward to more books read by her

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Different

I was a bit hesitant about buying this book. I avoid missing children stories (too many) so not sure why I went ahead. Aside from the mother obsessing about her child - the rest was a surprisingly good, and the suspense part makes me look forward to more books from this author.

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You won't be able to stop

It is beautifully written and the timeline structure is quite clever. From the beginning you want to find out more and more. Also, Charlotte's voice makes the book come alive.

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absolutely gripping

fantastic, found I couldn't stop listening. that's how to do a psychological thriller! unputdownable , narration brilliant as well.

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the best book I have read for ages.

this is a really well written book. lots of surprises & heartfelt twists & turns.

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Drawn out but engaging

I can’t decide what I think of this. It kept you guessing although you knew Freya’s fate. I still can’t decide what the main character did so wrong that everyone turned against her apart from have severe mental illness. It kind of didn’t quite all add up.

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A good story but a bit long

I did really enjoy this and Charlotte Ritchie was a brilliant narrator but I also think there were a lot of superfluous parts which could have been condensed. saying that, it kept me guessing and I loved the twist!

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Great read when is her next book.

Twist and turns all the way through.really enjoyed this boot Charlotte Ritchie is one of the best narrator I’ve heard.