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The Secret Within

(2021)
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Addictive, electrifying and heart-poundingThe nail-biting suspense kept me hanging on to every word, gasping in surprise and clinging to the edge of my seat!... WOW!!Book Lover’s Best, 5 stars

It was supposed to be my family’s promising new start, but then everything went very, very wrong…

When Julia Blythe moves to a small, sleepy town on the south coast with her husband Ewan and their two children, they all agree to put their past behind them. She’s offered her dream job at the local hospital, and the kids get a place at the friendly, red-brick village school – it’s perfect. No more threatening letters, no more twisted lies.

And how nice to meet her new colleague Nathan Sloan and his wife Storm, when picking up her children on their first day. Gracious and good-looking, the Sloans have a son in the same year and a close-knit circle of friends who welcome Julia and Ewan as if they’ve always known them.

But just as Julia is starting to relax into their new life, the unthinkable happens. A day trip to the coast ends in tragedy when her youngest child is reported missing. Her new friends crowd around to help – searching the desolate clifftops for a sign. But Julia can’t help but wonder if she’s once again placed her trust in someone deadly…

In a town this small, how could nobody see what happened? And who can she turn to when anyone around her could be telling lies? In running away to this new beginning, has Julia unknowingly put her family in even more terrible danger?

Utterly twisty and completely unputdownable. This insanely gripping page-turner from bestselling author Lucy Dawson is perfect for anyone who tore through Friend Request, Gone Girl and My Lovely Wife.

What readers are saying about The Secret Within:


‘Totally addictive, twisty and unputdownable.’ Erin Kelly, bestselling author of He Said, She Said

‘This book was fabulous. I was glued to the story, unable to stop turning page after page… Spectacular story!’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars

Wow just wow!... full of edge-of-the-seat drama… the ending will just blow you away.’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars

The nail-biting suspense kept me hanging on to every word impossible to put down!... Filled with jaw-dropping twists… a mind-blowing experience that kept me spellbound and captivated, and the explosive ending left my mind reeling! WOW! Lucy Dawson NAILED IT!’ Book Lover’s Best, 5 stars

‘A tense rollercoaster of a read… An addictive, chilling, twisty thriller of a read that keeps you guessing until the end!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

'I flew through this and absolutely loved it.' SJI Holliday, bestselling author of The Last Resort

Twists and turns to keep you hooked... Loved it!' Amanda Jennings, bestselling author of The Storm

Fantastic!!Deliciously dark, twisted and dangerous. Filled with lies, deceit and jaw-droppingly shocking behaviour…This book had me gripped and the epilogue sent shivers down my spine!! Would definitely recommend!!’ Stardust Book Reviews, 5 stars

Genre: Mystery

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January 2021 : Paperback
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Title: The Secret Within: A totally gripping psychological thriller with a jaw-dropping twist
Author(s): Lucy Dawson
ISBN: 1-80019-254-1 / 978-1-80019-254-6
Publisher: Bookouture
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

April 2021 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: The Secret Within
Author(s): Lucy Dawson
ISBN: 1-86752-322-1 / 978-1-86752-322-2 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
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April 2021 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: The Secret Within
Author(s): Lucy Dawson
ISBN: 1-86752-292-6 / 978-1-86752-292-8 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


February 2021 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Secret Within
Author(s): Lucy Dawson
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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February 2021 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Secret Within
Author(s): Lucy Dawson
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon AU   


February 2021 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Secret Within
Author(s): Lucy Dawson
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon CA   


February 2021 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Secret Within
Author(s): Lucy Dawson
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


January 2021 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: The Secret Within
Author(s): Lucy Dawson
ISBN: 1-86751-122-3 / 978-1-86751-122-9 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

January 2021 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Secret Within: A totally gripping psychological thriller with a jaw-dropping twist
Author(s): Lucy Dawson
Publisher: Bookouture
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU