Who do you turn to when you're not sure if you love your child? And when they're taken, will anyone believe you're innocent?
Ren Richards is the pen name for New York Times and USA Today Bestselling YA author Lauren DeStefano. DeStefano has published seven YA novels, four middle-grade novels and has an impending picture book but has always dreamed of breaking in to the adult suspense category.
'Dark and lyrical' * Sunday Times Crime Club *
'A chilling psychological thriller with layers of deceit peeling back one by one right up to the final few pages. A disturbing yet ultimately satisfying read' * My Weekly *
'Atmospheric and dramatic, this dark thriller is full of believable and complex characters. A killer first line and a satisfying ending; I loved it' -- Julia Barrett, author of My Sister is Missing
'Darkly atmospheric and haunting, it had me hooked from page one. A brilliant ending that I'm still thinking about...' -- Vanessa Savage, author of The Woman in the Dark
'Masterfully plotted, incredibly twisted, with compelling characters and an ending that left me awestruck. Put this one on your 2020 list!' -- Sunday Times bestselling author Samantha Downing
'I loved the mystery... cleverly written, intriguing and twisty' -- Karen Hamilton, bestselling author of The Perfect Girlfriend
'A spellbinding, beautifully written mystery' -- Alice Blanchard, award-winning author of The Breathtaker
'An engrossing tale of secrets, regret and redemption. An emotional rollercoaster right up until the final page. I devoured this book' -- Sherri Smith, author of The Captives
'Creepy and compelling, a compulsive and very human thriller. I couldn't put it down' -- Fran Dorricott, author of After the Eclipse