*Shortlisted for Best Debut Crime Novel of the Year*
‘Fans of Apple Tree Yard and The Girl on the Train will love this’ Guardian
‘Twists that keep you frantically turning the pages’ Sunday Mirror ‘What a twist at the end!’ LISA JEWELL Alison has it all. A doting husband, adorable daughter, and a career on the rise – she’s just been given her first murder case to defend. But all is never as it seems…
Just one more night. Then I’ll end it. Alison drinks too much. She’s neglecting her family. And she’s having an affair with a colleague whose taste for pushing boundaries may be more than she can handle.
I did it. I killed him. I should be locked up. Alison’s client doesn’t deny that she stabbed her husband – she wants to plead guilty. And yet something about her story is deeply amiss. Saving this woman may be the first step to Alison saving herself.
I’m watching you. I know what you’re doing. But someone knows Alison’s secrets. Someone who wants to make her pay for what she’s done, and who won’t stop until she’s lost everything….
BLOOD ORANGE IS:
‘Gripping’ Daily Mail ‘Sizzlingly addictive’ Heat ‘Glittering and fierce . . . a glorious bonfire of a marriage thriller’ Irish Times
‘A smash hit’ Best ‘A very impressive debut’ Observer
‘Complex and compelling’ Clare Mackintosh ‘Dark and disturbing’ Louise Jensen ‘A superb, compulsive read’ Tess Gerritsen ‘Gloriously twisted’ Emma Flint