Policier & Thriller

  • Des lettres bouleversantes.
    Une jeune femme enfermée.
    Un mystère à résoudre.

    1956. Ivy Jenkins s'apprête à donner naissance à son premier enfant. Mais la société puritaine britannique des années 1950 ne lui permettra pas de profiter de ce bonheur. Abandonnée par son amant, répudiée par sa famille, elle est internée de force à St. Margaret, un couvent pour mères célibataires. Très rapidement, l'institution la sépare de son bébé. 2017. Samantha Harper, une jeune journaliste, tombe sur des lettres déchirantes qui révèlent les terribles conditions de détention d'Ivy Jenkins à St. Margaret. Au fil de ses recherches, elle découvre une série de morts suspectes. Alors que le couvent est sur le point d'être démoli, il ne lui reste plus que quelques heures pour faire éclater la vérité. Avant qu'elle ne soit ensevelie à jamais...

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  • THE LOST CHILD

    Emily Gunnis

    From the author of the runaway bestseller The Girl in the Letter comes a heartwrenching, twisting novel of betrayal, tragedy and a shocking family secret buried for decades. 1952. Thirteen-year-old Rebecca decides to become a doctor after watching her mother Harriet die on the steps of their clifftop home. Harriet was shot by her husband who then turned the gun upon himself. As Rebecca fled Seaview Cottage, she saw a stranger in the window watching her. But no one would believe her story and the tragic case was closed. Present day. Iris, a journalist at The Times , has always been close to her mother Rebecca, a retired senior paediatrician. But when her mother insists Iris reads the diaries of her late grandmother Harriet, who was murdered by her husband, Iris starts to realise there is more to the past than she has always believed. At the Times , Iris receives a lead on a troubled young woman who is on the run with her dangerously ill baby. To Iris's surprise, the search takes her to Seaview Cottage, the scene of her grandmother Harriet's murder. Iris is about to discover what really happened in the clifftop cottage that fateful night... and to lay bare a secret so shocking it will change everything she thought she knew about her family.

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