Présentation de l'éditeur
From the author of #1 bestseller – Only the Innocent
A girl lies close to death in a dark, deserted lane.
A driver drags her body to the side of the road.
A shadowy figure hides in the trees, watching and waiting.
The small community of Little Melham is in shock.
For Ellie Saunders, last night’s hit and run on the back road could destroy everything she has. She was out that night, but if she reveals where she was and why, her family will be torn apart. She is living on a knife-edge, knowing that her every move is being observed.
Ellie’s new neighbour, former Detective Chief Inspector Tom Douglas has moved to the village for some well-deserved peace and quiet, but as he is drawn into the web of deceit his every instinct tells him that what happened that night was more than a tragic accident.
As past and present collide, best-kept secrets are revealed and lives are devastated. Only one person knows the whole story. And that person will protect the truth no matter what the cost.The Back Road
is an electrifying thriller that will keep you guessing to the very end.REVIEWS
There are red herrings galore in this well scripted plot and even when you think you have the story sussed, Abbott throws a spanner into the works … a refreshingly original read. Crime Fiction Lover blog
Not only is it tightly plotted, with intricate twists and turns, the writing is also of the highest standard. What am I reading blog
This is a tightly written psychological thriller. Amazon top 500 reviewer
Biographie de l'auteur
Rachel Abbott was born and raised in Manchester, England, and trained as a systems analyst before launching her own interactive media company in the early 1980s. She sold her company in 2000 and in 2005 moved to the Le Marche region of Italy. She now divides her time between the home she shares with her husband in Italy and their home in Alderney, one of the Channel Islands where she is now writing her next book. Rachel Abbott’s first novel – Only the Innocent – became an international bestseller, reaching the number one position in the Amazon charts and staying there for over four weeks. The Back Road is her second novel.