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  • Published: 5 March 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241977347
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $19.99

Day of the Accident

The compelling and emotional thriller with a twist you won't believe




What did you see?
What did you do?

Sixty seconds after she wakes from a coma, Maggie's world is torn apart.

The police tell her that her daughter Elspeth is dead. That she drowned when the car Maggie had been driving plunged into the river. Maggie remembers nothing.

When Maggie begs to see her husband, Sean, the police tell her that he has disappeared. He was last seen on the day of their daughter's funeral.

What really happened that day at the river?

Where is Maggie's husband?

And why can't she shake the suspicion that somewhere, somehow...her daughter is still alive?

  • Published: 5 March 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241977347
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $19.99

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Praise for Day of the Accident

A stunning book. Compelling, unsettling and powerful

C. L. Taylor

Memorable, jaw-dropping

Sunday Times

Compelling and intriguing, right from the very first page

Sharon Bolton

Grabbed me on the first page and didn't let go

Woman and Home

Gripping, engrossing and surprising at every turn

Rowan Coleman

The Day of the Accident had me gasping for breath and on the verge of tears from the get-go. Twisty, haunting, and completely heart-wrenching, you won't breathe until you've turned the very last page.

Carolyn Jess-Cooke

A clever, twisty plot that takes psychological mind games to a new level. Nuala Ellwood has done it again!

Jane Corry

A raw, shocking, and serpentine mystery that keeps you guessing until the very end

Nicolas Obregon, author of 'Blue Light Yokohama'

This book will take all your expectations and upend them, making you question everything you thought you knew

Emma Kavanagh

Twisty and unpredictable. Kept me guessing until the end

Karen Cleveland, author of 'Need to Know'

Absolutely brilliant - exciting, clever, it deserves to be a bestseller

Priscilla Masters

You won't see the big twist coming in this haunting thriller. A worthy successor to My Sister's Bones

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