Author(s): Helen Callaghan
Sophia's parents lead quiet, unremarkable lives. At least that is what she's always believed. Until the day she arrives at her childhood home to find her mother hanging from a tree. Her father is lying in a pool of his own blood, near to death. The police are convinced it is an attempted murder-suicide. But Sophia is sure that the woman who brought her up isn't a killer. As her father is too ill to talk it is up to Sophia to clear her mother's name. And to do this she needs to delve deep into her family's past - a past full of dark secrets . . .
Praise for Dear Amy * - * Dear Amy sets up a terrific, tricky premise and then delivers the suspense thriller readers hope for-a tense plot, imaginative twists, and smart writing -- Julia Heaberlin, author of bestselling * Black-Eyed Susans * An accomplished psychological twister * Daily Mail * Wow - this one's a roller coaster! * Woman Magazine * Well written and pacey * Sunday Mirror * I knew from the first page that this was going to be a brilliant book, and I wasn't wrong. A superb debut psychological thriller with an unusual and original premise which keeps the reader hooked until the last page -- Rachel Abbott, author of * Kill Me Again * Dear Amy is accomplished, engaging and utterly thrilling; beautifully written, with a narrator who manages to be both vulnerable and fierce at the same time. I found myself cheering her on at every gut-wrenching turn. The breathtaking finale is the most exciting and terrifying thing I have read in a very long time -- Elizabeth Haynes, bestselling author of * Into the Darkest Corner *
Helen Callaghan was born in Los Angeles, California, to British parents, and her early years were spent in both the US and UK. After several early false starts as a nurse, barmaid and actor, she settled into bookselling, working as a fiction specialist and buyer for a variety of bookshops. Eventually, she studied for her A-levels at night school and achieved a place at Cambridge University as a mature student. Helen's debut novel, Dear Amy, was a Sunday Times bestseller.