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Bad Seed

Bad Seed

A tragic death. A dark family secret. A past you can’t escape. How well do you really know those closest to you?

Sarah’s world has descended into a nightmare. Her only hope of moving on is to find out the truth of what happened, and make sure the guilty are brought to justice. She is haunted by her dad’s death, consumed by her grief and the memories of a cruel day that changed her life forever… she doesn’t even know who she is anymore. But the future holds some hope for Sarah, as she tries to move forward.

Nicola’s future is not looking so hopeful. Since her husband died, the secret she’s been keeping from her family – especially her daughter, Sarah – is eating away at her. The past is catching up with her, and the consequences will be devastating.

A story about family, and of obsession, revenge and identity.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Thriller / Suspense

On Sale: 31st October 2019

Price: £19.99

ISBN-13: 9781409189787

Reviews

A brilliantly twisty tale of family secrets and betrayals which kept me guessing at every turn. Clever and creepy and difficult to put down.
Phoebe Locke, author of The Tall Man
I LOVED Bad Seed. Twisty, wonderfully written, original, genuinely gripping, shocking and compelling. Impossible to put down!
Karen Hamilton, bestselling author of The Perfect Girlfriend
Deceptively clever... Bad Seed is a chilling portrayal of how family can go terribly wrong.
Shari Lapena
Full of such promise that I wouldn't bet against Eames's career in domestic suspense lasting as long as Nicci French's.
Charlotte Heathcote, Sunday Express, S Magazine
This suspenseful story will keep you guessing right up to the last page.
My Weekly
Shocking and compelling.
Sunday Post (Dundee)
Twisty, clever and completely compulsive, this domestic thriller will have you questioning if you can trust even those closest to you.
The Sun, Fabulous Magazine
Just because you're related, doesn't mean you'll have an unbreakable bond - something thrown into sharp relief by the distinctive characters, tight plotting and spine-tingling reveal that comes at the end of Jessica Eames' compelling debut.
Woman's Weekly
This is a cleverly compelling modern gothic, a creepy and twisty story of family implosion.
Morning Star