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Some moments burn in the mind for ever. The landing is dark. Light comes from a window at the far end, enough to run by. Breath comes hard. From the stairs sound heavy footfalls in pursuit. The landing ends in a last doorway. There is no more running, only the need to hide....

Imagine not knowing the father of your child. Not knowing his name. What he looks like. Or what sort of person he is. Although she is desperate for a baby, that is something that Kate Powell cannot accept. Single, independent, she likes to be in control of her own life - even if it has, somehow, become strangely shallow and meaningless.

Then Kate meets a man who seems to be the answer to all her problems. But we all know appearances can be dangerously deceptive. And Kate should, too. Soon her life is out her hands. And out of control....

©2015 Simon Beckett (P)2015 Random House AudioBooks

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  • Andrew
  • 07-30-17

Smoke was very dense!!

This book is not a patch on Simon's regular novels.
i was bored with its slowness and poor story line. i nearly gave up many times it did not motivate me to listen at every opportunity like a good book should.
I will be returning it forthwith.