A gritty, dark and devastating psychological thriller centring around three troubled girls in a children's home, by the bestselling author of Exquisite 'I was immediately ensnared into the devastating and dark world of The Home and devoured it in one day ...
A triumph' Holly Seddon 'Gripping, sinister and utterly heartbreaking ...
I absolutely loved it' Lisa Hall _________________One more little secret ... one more little lie... When the body of a pregnant fifteen-year-old is discovered in a churchyard on Christmas morning, the community is shocked, but unsurprised.
For Hope lived in The Home, the residence of three young girls, whose violent and disturbing pasts have seen them cloistered away... As a police investigation gets underway, the lives of Hope, Lara and Annie are examined, and the staff who work at the home are interviewed, leading to shocking and distressing revelations ... and clear evidence that someone is seeking revenge. A gritty, dark and devastating psychological thriller, The Home is also an emotive drama and a piercing look at the underbelly of society, where children learn what they live ... if they are allowed to live at all. ________________ 'So beautiful and haunting and ghostly and addictive and intense and sad and shocking.
Just wow' Louise Beech 'A vividly disturbing, eloquent and enthralling tale ... striking, thought-provoking, compulsive storytelling' LoveReading
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 276 pages
- Publisher: Orenda Books
- Publication Date: 23/01/2020
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9781912374731
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