'Skilfully evokes the era and slow-moving childhood summers ... A study of memory and guilt with several twists' Guardian.
'This is a haunting novel about loss and reconciliation, driven by a simple but clever plot.' The Sunday Times.
'This book has a clever mystery plot - but its excellence is in the characters, all credible and memorable…' Literary Review.
About the Author
LESLEY THOMSON was born in 1958 and grew up in London. She went to Holland Park Comprehensive and the Universities of Brighton and Sussex. Her first novel, A Kind of Vanishing, won the People's Book Prize in 2010. Her second novel, The Detective's Daughter, was published in 2013 and sold over 300,000 copies.