The Bones of You (Hardcover)

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An intriguing dark psychological thriller truly brilliant --Lisa Jackson

A stunning, wonderfully assured psychological thriller that evokes Gillian Flynn and Alice Sebold, ""The Bones of You" " revolves around a young girl's murder and one woman's obsession with uncovering the secrets in an idyllic English village.

"I have a gardener's inherent belief in the natural order of things. Soft petalled flowers that go to seed. The resolute passage of the seasons. Swallows that fly thousands of miles to follow the eternal summer."

"Children who don t die before their parents."

When Kate receives a phone call with news that Rosie Anderson is missing, she's stunned and disturbed. Rosie is eighteen, the same age as Kate's daughter, and a beautiful, quiet, and kind young woman. Though the locals are optimistic girls like Rosie don t get into real trouble Kate's sense of foreboding is confirmed when Rosie is found fatally beaten and stabbed.

Who would kill the perfect daughter, from the perfect family? Yet the more Kate entwines herself with the Andersons graceful mother Jo, renowned journalist father Neal, watchful younger sister Delphine the more she is convinced that not everything is as it seems. Anonymous notes arrive, urging Kate to unravel the tangled threads of Rosie's life and death, though she has no idea where they will lead.

Weaving flashbacks from Rosie's perspective into a tautly plotted narrative, ""The Bones of You" "is a gripping, haunting novel of sacrifices and lies, desperation and love.

About the Author


Debbie Howells is the author of THE BONES OF YOU, her debut thriller which sold internationally for six-figures in several countries. While in the past she has been a flying instructor, the owner of a flower shop, and a student of psychology, she currently writes full-time. Debbie lives in West Sussex with her family, please visit her online at DebbieHowells.com.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781617737664
ISBN-10: 1617737666
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation
Publication Date: June 30th, 2015
Pages: 320
Language: English