Some wounds need more than time. They crave revenge.
Claire's father is a privileged man: handsome, brilliant, the product of an aristocratic lineage and an expensive education, surrounded by a group of devoted friends who would do anything for him.
But when he becomes the prime suspect in a horrific attack on Claire's mother - a pretty little thing who married into the elite ranks of society and dared escape her gilded cage - fate and privilege collide, and a scandal erupts.
Claire's father disappears overnight, his car abandoned, blood on the front seat.
Thirty years after that hellish night, Claire is obsessed with uncovering the truth, and she knows that the answer is held behind the closed doors of beautiful townhouses and country estates, safeguarded by the same friends who all those years before had answered the call to protect one of their own.
Because they know where Claire's father is.
They helped him escape.
And it's time their pristine lives met her fury.
A razor-sharp take on privilege, wealth and class- The Secret History meets Big Little Lies and Leïla Slimani's Lullaby - A Double Life is a masterclass in psychological suspense
Praise for Flynn Berry and her first novel Under the Harrow:
'Thrilling' NEW YORK TIMES
'Berry transfixes the reader' GUARDIAN
'The book's triumph is Nora's voice' THE SUNDAY TIMES
'An exquisitely taut and intense debut' WASHINGTON POST
'Like Broadchurch written by Elena Ferrante' CLAIRE MESSUD, AUTHOR OF THE WOMAN UPSTAIRS
'Compulsively readable' ROSAMUND LUPTON, AUTHOR OF SISTER