A searing portrayal of a vivid bond of love - and hate - between friends. PRECIOUS THING is the perfect psychological thriller debut for any fan of GONE GIRL
Remember the person you sat next to on your first day at school? Still your best friend? Or disappeared from your life for good? In PRECIOUS THING, Rachel and Clara promised theirs would last for ever.
They met when Rachel was the new girl in class and Clara was the friend everyone wanted. Now in their late twenties Rachel has everything while Clara's life is spiralling further out of control. Then Clara vanishes.
Imagine discovering something about your oldest friend that forces you to question everything you've shared together. The truth is always there. But only if you choose to see it.
'Colette McBeth delivers twists and shocks with superb timing. An impressive debut' — The Times
'An excellent storyteller... Precious Thing is more than deserving of a place on the modern thriller bookshelf' — Sunday Express
'An interesting and original page-turner' — Literary Review
'Precious Thing is one of my top five books of 2013. Truthfully, I would go on for hours about what I loved about this psychologically disturbing, thoroughly readable, cleverly written book' — Fabulousmag.co.uk
'A cleverly crafted tale... If you're a fan of Gone Girl, you'll love this' — Sunday Mirror
'A great debut, menacing, gripping and full of twists and surprises... This is one of those incredibly compelling stories that simply drags you along, whether you like it or not. Highly recommended' — Lovereading.co.uk