From the international No.1 bestselling author Lesley Pearse, comes Charlie the compulsive page-turner. She has to protect her parents . . . even if they are keeping secrets.
Her family is threatened and only she can save it . . .
When sixteen-year-old Charlie witnesses a brutal attack on her mother by two strangers she is shocked and terrified. But after talking to the police she realises that her father's business dealings can't be so innocent.
With her father away it is left to Charlie to protect her mother. And somehow she must find out who wants to hurt her family - and why - without losing faith in her beloved parents.
Can she unravel the mysteries of the past that haunt her family? Or will the truth wreck everything she loves?
Santa Montefiore and Penny Vincenzi fans will swiftly fall for Lesley Pearse's spellbinding novels - you'll want to read them again and again . . .
'With characters it is impossible not to care about ... this is storytelling at its very best' Daily Mail
'Evocative, compelling' Sunday Express
'Lose yourself in this epic saga' Bella
'An emotional and moving epic you won't forget in a hurry' Woman's Weekly
Lesley Pearse was told as a child that she had too much imagination for her own good. When she grew up she worked her way through a number of jobs, including nanny, bunny girl, dressmaker and full-time mother, before, at the age of forty-nine, settling upon a career that would allow her gifts to blossom: she became a published writer. Lesley lives in Devon and has three daughters and four grandchildren. Find out more about Lesley and keep up to date with what she's been doing: Follow her on Twitter @LesleyPearse Follow her on Facebook @LesleyPearseAuthor Sign up for her newsletter www.lesleypearse.com