Discover the story of a good woman with a terrible, haunting secret

Eve should never have married Don Hathaway . . .

The man is a bully – but, after one drunken rage too many, Eve takes their children and leaves him. Don, however, is bitter. And getting away from him entirely proves impossible. Until the day Eve decides to teach Don a lesson – and it all goes horribly, hideously wrong.

And this poor mother fears she’s lost everything.

Eve loves her children so much, but now she bears a terrible burden that she cannot ever share. And she knows it won’t be long before her past catches up with her.

Eve desperately wants to hide from the truth.
But is she risking everything?


'Storytelling at its very best' Daily Mail

'Gripping and suspenseful' Daily Express


  • An engrossing read
    Woman's Weekly

About the author

Lesley Pearse

International bestselling author Lesley Pearse has lived a life as rich with incidents, setbacks and joys as any found in her novels.

Resourceful, determined and willing to have a go at almost anything, Lesley left home at sixteen. By the mid sixties she was living in London, sharing flats, partying hard and married to a trumpet player in a jazz-rock band. She has also worked as a nanny and a Playboy bunny, and designed and made clothes to sell to boutiques.

It was only after having three daughters that Lesley began to write. The hardships, traumas, close friends and lovers from those early years were inspiration for her beloved novels. She published her first book at forty-nine and has not looked back since.

Lesley is still a party girl.
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