A ticking-clock thriller that braids together the stories of a girl raised in a terrifying cult, and of an overprotective single mother whose greatest fears are about to come true.
“Thrilling, atmospheric, and with twists abounding, this book held me in its spell long after the final page.” — Sally Hepworth, author of The Mother-in-Law
Four days to go
Amy has only ever known life in the Clearing, amidst her brothers and sisters–until a newcomer, a younger girl, joins the “family” and offers a glimpse of the outside world.
Three days to go
Freya is going to great lengths to seem like an “everyday mum,” even as she maintains her isolated lifestyle, hoping to protect her young son and her dog.
Two days to go
When news breaks of a missing girl–a child the same age as Freya’s son, Billy–Amy and Freya find themselves headed for a shocking collision.
One day to go