'Totally amazing. I love Diane's writing, just love it . . . she is so skilled' - Cathy KellyWhat if your child was accused of mass murder?When the local church is razed to the ground, dozens of trapped children manage to escape - many helped by fifteen-year-old Andy Lockwood.
Born with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Andy is more like a little boy that a teenager, but in the eyes of the people he saved, he's a hero.Laurel lost her son once through neglect and has spent the rest of her life determined to make up for her mistakes.
Yet when suspicion of arson is cast upon Andy, Laurel must ask herself how well she really knows her son - and how far she'll go to protect him.Praise for Diane Chamberlain 'An incredibly moving story very sensitively told, rich in character and atmosphere.
I truly couldn't put it down' - Susan Lewis on Necessary Lies`Fans of Jodi Picoult will delight in this finely tuned family drama, with beautifully drawn characters and a string of twists that will keep you guessing right up to the end.' - Stylist`A marvellously gifted author.
Every book she writes is a gem' - Literary Times'Essential reading for Jodi Picoult fans' Daily Mail'So full of unexpected twists you'll find yourself wanting to finish it in one sitting.
Fans of Jodi Picoult's style will love how Diane Chamberlain writes.' - Candis
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 496 pages
- Publisher: Mira Books
- Publication Date: 21/05/2010
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780778303381