Samantha Jackson has been missing for eighteen years. Then, out of nowhere, she gets back in touch with her sister.
Sam needs Freya – now a grown woman with a family of her own – to take in her son.
But Dino is not a happy child, despite the warmth of Freya’s family he cannot settle. He startles at loud noises and he’s prone to angry, violent outbursts. He’s one of the family, Freya knows he is, but why doesn’t it feel like that?
In order to keep her daughters safe, Freya is forced to go in search of the truth. What is going on with Dino, and what really happened to her sister the night she left?
PRAISE FOR SADIE PEARSE
‘Excellent read, perfect for book clubs . . . An important and moving story’ CLARE MACKINTOSH
‘Both thought-provoking and emotional’ THE SUN ‘An incredibly accomplished novel’ CATHY BRAMLEY