I know her inside out. I know what she’s thinking, I know what she wants. So I can’t give up on her, she knows I never will. Some friendships fizzle out. Rachel and Clara promised theirs would last forever. They met in high school when Rachel was the shy, awkward new girl and Clara was the friend everyone wanted. Instantly, they fell under each other’s spell, and nothing would be the same again. Now they are in their late twenties, and Rachel has the television career, the apartment, and the boyfriend, while Clara’s life is spiraling out of control.
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Everyone tells her she's a survivor. No one knows she's dead inside. Six years ago Melody Pieterson was attacked and left for dead. She coped by locking away her memories, burying herself. The man responsible was caught and convicted. Even his release from jail won't derail her new life. She's a survivor after all. Then the body of another woman is discovered in identical circumstances. Like Melody, she has blond hair and green eyes. Like Melody she is found holding a gold bird cage chain.
A startling psychological thriller debut for any fan of Gone Girl or Before I go to Sleep. Menacing, suspenseful and utterly compelling, this is a stunning debut novel that throws the spotlight on the fine line between love and hate, and leaves you wondering just who you trust. Remember the person you sat next to on your first day at school? Still your best friend? Or disappeared from your life for good? Some friendships fizzle out. Rachel and Clara promised theirs would last for ever.
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Rachel Walsh, Kriminalreporterin des Nachrichtensenders National News Network, wird zu einer Pressekonferenz der Polizei in Brighton entsandt. Als sie den Konferenzraum betritt, sieht sie auf einem Poster neben dem Podium das Bild ihrer ältesten, besten Freundin vor sich: Clara O'Connor. Clara, mit der Rachel drei Tage zuvor in einer Bar verabredet war, die dort jedoch nie aufgetaucht ist.