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  • Published: 1 November 2016
  • ISBN: 9780241977286
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 400

My Sister's Bones

'Rivals The Girl on the Train as a compulsive read' Guardian

'Compelling and intriguing, right from the very first page' Sharon Bolton


Kate Rafter is a successful war reporter. She's the strong one. The one who escaped Herne Bay and the memories it holds. Her sister Sally didn't. Instead, she drinks.

But when their mother dies, Kate is forced to return to the old family home. And on her first night she is woken by a terrifying scream.

At first Kate tells herself it's just a nightmare. But then she hears it again. And this time she knows she's not imagining it.

What secret has Kate stumbled upon?
Is she strong enough to uncover the truth . . . and make it out alive?

  • Published: 1 November 2016
  • ISBN: 9780241977286
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 400

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Praise for My Sister's Bones

An accomplished and page-turning thriller...it's impossible to guess where it's going next

Nicholas Searle

Gripping and beautifully written, My Sister's Bones is a tense, atmospheric, deliciously dark story

Amanda Jennings

A stunning book. I was drawn in by Nuala Ellwood's hypnotic, haunting and elegant prose. Compelling, unsettling and powerful this is a book that will stay with me for a long time'

C. L. Taylor

Loved I Let You Go and Behind Closed Doors? My Sister's Bones is guaranteed to be this year's most twisty and twisted read - you'll never see what's coming!

Ava Marsh, author of UNTOUCHABLE

Ellwood's protagonist Kate is a female hero in the best sense, flawed but brave. Very quickly you are sucked into her fragile, damaged world, until you no longer know what is real or imaginary

Helen Callaghan, author of DEAR AMY

This book is amazing - harrowing and compelling...a clever plot that twists right to the very end

Luana Lewis

A twisty psychological thriller. I raced through it in one sitting!

Lucy Atkins, author of The Other Child

A gripping rollercoaster ride of a thriller. Keeps you in there right to the last page

Christobel Kent, author of The Loving Husband

A dark, intense, multi-layered thriller that twists and turns until the last page

Tammy Cohen

With an elegant and deft touch Nuala Ellwood has created a tale that is gripping, engrossing and surprising at every turn. I loved it

Rowan Coleman

A beautifully written, spine-tingling thriller that had me on the edge of my seat. My Sister's Bones is a compelling tale about the evil unleashed by war and the evil that can lurk in the very heart of our homes. Heart-wrenching and compelling

Sanjida Kay, author of Bone by Bone

'Compelling and intriguing, right from the very first page'

Sharon Bolton

'RIVALS THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN (and beats it for style)' (The Guardian) The 'shocking' 'haunting' and 'riveting' thriller about the secrets even those closest to us keep, this book will keep you turning the pages late into the night. For fans of Clare Mackintosh, C L Taylor and Erin Kelly.

Penguin Books

'This clever, multi- layered novel is simply stunning'

Dinah Jefferies

'For lovers of The Girl on the Train ...a tense story with multiple twists and turns'


Compelling ... Brimful of tension, twists and darkness, this one grabbed me on the first page and didn't let go

Woman and Home

Full of really clever twists, this stylish thriller really grabs you

Sunday Mirror

Memorable, jaw-dropping ... harrowing fiction that skilfully draws parallels between the effects of civil war and domestic violence

Sunday Times

Well-written ... an elegant, punchy thriller with a dark heart

Observer Thriller of the Month

If you loved The Girl on the Train, then this debut psychological thriller is for you ... dark, thrilling and full of unexpected twists and turns

Take A Break

'Compelling and convincing'


Couldn't put the lights out until I'd finished it! Gripping, emotional and very well-written

Emma Curtis, author of One Little Mistake

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