You need to know who your husband really was... When Paula Gadd's husband of almost thirty years dies, just days away from the seventh anniversary of their son, Christopher's death, her world falls apart.
Grieving and bereft, she is stunned when a young woman approaches her at the funeral service, and slips something into her pocket.
A note suggesting that Paula's husband was not all that he seemed... When the two women eventually meet, a series of revelations challenges everything Paula thought they knew, and it becomes immediately clear that both women's lives are in very real danger. Both a dark, twisty slice of domestic noir and taut, explosive psychological thriller, After He Died is also a chilling reminder that the people we trust the most can harbour the deadliest secrets... `A stark, gripping storyline' Scots `An expert plotter; twists and turns feel properly embedded in the story.
It's a tough high-wire act, balancing believability with surprise, but the author pulls it off with aplomb' Doug Johnstone, Big Issue `A fine, page-turning thriller' Daily Mail `Vivid, visceral and compulsive' Ian Rankin `A terrific read ...
I read it in one sitting' Martina Cole