When Meg Nichols is found brutally bludgeoned in her bed and her chronically ill daughter, Grace, missing, their community in Cornwall is rocked. Meg had lived in terror that her ex would kidnap Grace, something he'd tried before. Now it appears her fear was justified. But the investigation reveals secrets beneath a carefully constructed façade. Through multiple viewpoints and diary entries, the truth about Grace emerges, revealing a tragedy more twisted than anyone could have imagined.
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.
Murder -- Fiction.