'Full of intrigue and incident and keeps us guessing until the very last tragic page' Liz Nugent, bestselling author of Richard & Judy book club pick Lying in Wait **Preorder Shoot the Crows, the next novel from Karen Perry, today** 'I think you might be my father ...' When first-year student Zoe Barry walks into Professor David Connolly's office and tentatively says these words, he is left reeling.
But it is the lives of his family - particularly his wife Caroline - which are turned upside down by the arrival of this stranger. A daughter, a sister, a friend ...an enemy? Though no one knows quite who Zoe is, she is soon entangled in their lives.
Yet her stories don't ring true and Caroline is determined to learn if the girl is the unlucky innocent she claims to be or someone with a far darker agenda. A deadly cuckoo in the nest ...Because by letting Zoe in, David and Caroline aren't just leaving themselves vulnerable.
They're risking the most precious thing in the world - the lives of their children ...Praise for Girl Unknown 'Karen Perry writes intense psychological thrillers that explore emotional danger with relentless, surgical accuracy, and this may be their best yet' Tana French, bestselling author of The Trespasser 'This story of psychological attrition builds to an incredibly tense finale - before delivering an amazing final twist, Riveting stuff' Sunday Mirror 'One of the most richly satisfying psychological thrillers of 2016, a book that hooks the reader from the first page' Irish Independent 'A taut, tense psycho-gripper' Sunday Sport
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 400 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/12/2016
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781405920308