- 334 Ratings
- 15H 45Min
The stunning new thriller from international No.1 bestseller Karin Slaughter, author of Pieces of Her, now a major Netflix series
A girl with a secret…
Longbill Beach, 1982. Emily Vaughn gets ready for prom night, the highlight of any high school experience. But Emily has a secret. And by the end of the evening, she will be dead.
A murder that remains a mystery…
Forty years later, Emily’s murder remains unsolved. Her friends closed ranks, her family retreated inwards, the community moved on. But all that’s about to change.
One final chance to uncover a killer…
Andrea Oliver arrives in town with a simple assignment: to protect a judge receiving death threats. But her assignment is a cover. Because, in reality, Andrea is here to find justice for Emily – and to uncover the truth before the killer decides to silence her too…
A Sunday Times No.1 bestseller for w/c 20/05/2018, 23/06/2019, 28/06/2020, and 04/07/2021
‘This thriller delivers. It’s twisty, touching and intense. I find it totally absorbing’ Adele Parks, author of One Last Secret
‘This first-class detective thriller is a dark, sophisticated gem of a read’ Janice Hallett, author of The Appeal
‘An effortlessly accomplished thriller’ The Times