One woman's secret is her neighbour's opportunity. 'It's an accomplished and addictive addition to the great British tradition of spinster fiction, and Verity - perceptive about many things, blind to others - could well turn out to be as rich a portrait as in any novel this year' The Sunday Times'A masterly slow-burn gripper' Louise Candlish'Deliciously sly yet also profoundly moving - a twisty game of cat and mouse that keeps the reader guessing at every step' JP Delaney'Pitch-perfect.
I absolutely loved it' Lucy Dawson'Elegant and astute, Finders Keepers is truly gripping' Louise O'NeillAilsa Tilson moves with her husband and children to Trinity Fields in search of the new.
New project - a house to renovate. New people - no links to the past. New friends - especially her next-door neighbour, the lonely Verity, who needs her help.
Verity has lived in Trinity Fields all her life. She's always resisted change. Her home and belongings are a shield, a defence to keep the outside world at bay.
But something about the Tilsons piques her interest. Just as her ivy creeps through the shared garden fence, so Verity will work her way into the Tilson family. And once they realise how formidable she can be, it might well be too late. 'Seriously superior psychological thriller... the language is honed as sharp as a stiletto. The murder mystery is teased out to the very last compelling page' The Sunday Times Crime Club'A taut thriller with layer upon layer of suspense and twists right to the very last page' Red'Well-paced thriller...
Durrant builds a sense of menace and the ending is satisfying, with a believable twist' Good Housekeeping'A delicious study in dark psychology, a narrator to keep you guessing and a real emotional punch' Best Magazine