Author(s): Mary Higgins Clark
Crime Fiction | No Category
Aged ten, she shot her mother dead. Known then as Liza Barton, she claimed she was protecting them both from her violent stepfather and was acquitted by the courts. Everyone else, however, believed it to be murder. Now, twenty-four years later, with a new name, new family and new life, Celia thinks the past is forgotten. But when her husband Alex buys her a house, she is horrified to find it is the exact same one in which she ended her mother's life.
Worse still, someone else knows; someone who is willing to kill to unleash the truth, beginning with the brutal murder of the estate agent who sold the house. Celia becomes prime suspect, putting Alex and her young son Jack in danger.
As the bodycount rises, she is thrust into a race against time to clear her name and prevent herself and her family from becoming the next victims of a vicious killer. A killer who believes some secrets should never stay buried...