Reviews

  • "

    A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER AND RICHARD & JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK

    Read the novel that kept Tess Gerritsen transfixed and entertained until the very last page.

    You’ve been hold captive in one room.

    You’ve been mentally and physically abused every day since you were sixteen years old.

    Then, one night, you realise your captor has left the door to your cell unlocked.

    For the first time in eight years you’re free.

    This is what happens next.

    "

    from the publisher's description
  • "What a compulsive read! A brilliant first novel that kept me transfixed and entertained until the very last page."

    Tess Gerritsen
  • "an incredibly powerful debut"

    Sunday Mirror
  • "Compelling psychological thriller"

    Daily Express
  • "With a narrative that can only be described as 'nuclear', the story of newly freed Lily and her daughter Sky moves at breakneck speed ... It's a really good read."

    Stylist
  • "If Overton’s debut is anything to go by, she’ll soon be up there with the best of them!"

    Peterborough Evening Telegraph
  • "Riveting from the first line."

    Woman's Own
  • "Gritty, captivating thriller."

    Love Reading
  • "It's a refreshingly brisk and efficient read."

    Irish Independent
  • "a gripping page-turner that will make you think about what it means to be free."

    Glamour South Africa