A compelling new stand-alone novel from the internationally bestselling author.
Abigail Lowery has a dark and terrifying secret. Aged just sixteen, she witnessed a shocking mafia murder. Narrowly escaping with her life, she was forced to leave her old identity even her real name behind for good.
Fifteen years later Abigail is still hiding from the world a semi-recluse in the quiet, rural town of Bickford, Arkansas. She has convinced herself that this is all she needs: peace, safety and her faithful guard dog Bert. Perhaps now, at last, she can stop running.
But Brooks Gleason, the local chief of police, has other ideas. Abigail intrigues him and he d like nothing better than to break through the walls she has built around herself. His persistence and determination to uncover the truth is unsettling, exciting and dangerous. One way or another, it will change both their lives for ever.