When I Was Ten

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An unimaginable crime has devastating consequences twenty-one years on, in this thrilling novel by rising star of crime fiction Fiona Cummins.

ISBN: 9781509876969 Author: Fiona, Cummins Publisher: Macmillan Publication Date: 15th April 2021 Imprint: Macmillan Cover: Hardback Dewey: 823.92 (edition:23) Pages: 384 Language: English Edition: Hardback original Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: ,

‘GRIPS LIKE A VICE’ – Val McDermid

Twenty-one years ago, Dr Richard Carter and his wife Pamela were killed in what has become the most infamous double murder of the modern age.

Their ten year-old daughter – nicknamed the Angel of Death – spent eight years in a children’s secure unit and is living quietly under an assumed name with a family of her own.

Now, on the anniversary of the trial, a documentary team has tracked down her older sister, compelling her to break two decades of silence.

Her explosive interview sparks national headlines and journalist Brinley Booth, a childhood friend of the Carter sisters, is tasked with covering the news story.

For the first time, the three women are forced to confront what really happened that night – with devastating consequences for them all.

When I Was Ten is the highly anticipated, stay-up-all-night next book by acclaimed crime author Fiona Cummins.

‘I finished it with my heart in my mouth. Highly recommended’ – Louise Candlish

‘Dark, creepy and ultimately compassionate? a chilling look at the consequences of a childhood gone wrong’ – JP Delaney

‘Utterly compelling; a true just-one-more-chapter thriller’ – Clare Mackintosh

‘Pacy, dark and surprises to the bitter end. Loved it’ – Fiona Barton

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