No Place Like Home
They want the simple life. What they get is simply terrifying.
The Hendriksen family, Bram, Kirsty and their two kids, are living the dream. They have left the rat race of the big city and moved into a gorgeous, custom-built house in the Scottish Highlands. Bram has already planted up a vegetable plot and is planning to create a wildflower meadow and keep goats.
But then a dead crow appears on their washing line, their vegetables are weedkilled and someone shoots at Bertie, the gentle guide dog belonging to Kirsty’s mother.
The police say it’s nothing to worry about - it’s just bored local teenagers hanging out in the woods. But Bram is sure that more sinister forces are at work, that these events may be connected to a terrible secret in Kirsty’s past.
As the campaign against them escalates, the family is pulled down into a relentless spiral of terror and violence until the home they always dreamed of becomes a nightmare from which they may never escape.
The Child Who Never Was
Her child has been taken. But no one believes her.
Sarah’s beautiful baby son Oliver has gone missing. And she will do anything – anything – to get him back. But there’s a problem. Everyone around Sarah, even her beloved identical twin, Evie, tells her she never had a son, that he’s a figment of her imagination, that she’s not well, that she needs help.
And on one level, they’re right, Sarah does need support. She has suffered massive trauma in the past and now she’s severely agoraphobic, very rarely leaves the house and avoids all contact with people.
But fragile though she is, Sarah knows deep in her heart that Oliver is real, that the love she feels for him is true.
And that can only mean one thing – someone has been planning this. And now they’ve taken her baby.
The stunning psychological thriller with an ending you won’t see coming. Perfect for fans of K.L Slater, Mark Edwards, Alex Michaelides.
Watch Over Me
Flora always dreamed of the day she’d become a mother. But some dreams turn into nightmares.
Flora and Neil are happily married, but they can’t have children so decide to adopt. And when Flora meets little Beckie it’s love at first sight. Deep in her heart, she knows they’re meant for each other, destined to be mother and daughter.
When Flora officially becomes Beckie’s mum, it’s like a part of her that’s always been missing is finally in place. She is complete, every day filled with purpose and joy.
There’s only one problem. Beckie was taken from her birth family, the Johnsons, because they have a history of violence and criminal behaviour and so are judged to be unfit to care for a child.
But the Johnsons don’t agree. As far as they’re concerned, Flora has stolen their little girl and they are determined to get her back. They’re very smart, utterly ruthless – and they have a plan. One that will turn Flora’s life into a living hell and push her to the very edge of insanity.
Perfect for fans of K. L. Slater, Mark Edwards, and Teresa Driscol
(Please be aware that this novel contains strong language, courtesy of the family from hell!)
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A short story predating the events described in Watch Over Me. The Johnsons are off on a nice wee holiday to the idyllic Hebridean island of Tiree, attracted by the boast that Tiree is 'virtually crime-free' and there is no need to lock up your property.
The Johnsons' visit will necessitate the 'crime-free' boast being deleted from a host of websites.
But the full-scale murder investigation that ensues will have a very surprising focus...
This story is offered as a free download for readers of Watch Over Me.