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The Day of the Accident

(2018)
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They say you killed...BUT WHAT IF THEY'RE WRONG? Sixty seconds after she wakes from a coma, Maggie's world is torn apart The police tell her that her daughter Elspeth is dead. That she drowned when the car Maggie had been driving plunged into the river. Maggie remembers nothing. When Maggie begs to see her husband Sean, the police tell her that he has disappeared. He was last seen on the day of her daughter's funeral. What really happened that day at the river? Where is Maggie's husband? And why can't she shake the suspicion that somewhere, somehow, her daughter is still alive? NUALA ELLWOOD - QUEEN OF THE HEART-POUNDING PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER: 'Rivals The Girl on the Train (and beats it for style)' The Guardian 'A clever, twisty plot that takes psychological mind games to a new level. Nuala Ellwood has done it again!' Jane Corry 'Compelling and intriguing, right from the very first page' - Sharon Bolton 'Brilliantly compulsive and with one hell of a twist! I was consumed until the final heartbreaking page' Claire Douglas 'A raw, shocking, and serpentine mystery that keeps you guessing until the very end' Nicolas Obregon, author of Blue Light Yokohama 'This book will take all your expectations and upend them, making you question everything you thought you knew' Emma Kavanagh 'An accomplished and page-turning thriller...it's impossible to guess where it's going next' - Nicholas Searle 'The Day of the Accident had me gasping for breath and on the verge of tears from the get-go. Twisty, haunting, and completely heart-wrenching, you won't breathe until you've turned the very last page.' Carolyn Jess-Cooke 'A stunning book. I was drawn in by Nuala Ellwood's hypnotic, haunting and elegant prose. Compelling, unsettling and powerful this is a book that will stay with me for a long time' - C. L. Taylor A gripping rollercoaster ride of a thriller. Keeps you in there right to the last page - Christobel Kent, author of The Loving Husband 'Ellwood's protagonist Kate is a female hero in the best sense, flawed but brave. Very quickly you are sucked into her fragile, damaged world, until you no longer know what is real or imaginary - Helen Callaghan, author of Dear Amy A twisty psychological thriller. I raced through it in one sitting! - Lucy Atkins, author of The Other Child A dark, intense, multi-layered thriller that twists and turns until the last page - Tammy Cohen Memorable, jaw-dropping ... harrowing fiction that skilfully draws parallels between the effects of civil war and domestic violence, Sunday Times 'Well-written ... an elegant, punchy thriller with a dark heart' Observer Thriller of the Month 'Full of really clever twists, this stylish thriller really grabs you' Sunday Mirror 'This clever, multi- layered novel is simply stunning' - Dinah Jefferies

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"A twisty psychological thriller. I raced through it in one sitting!" - Lucy Atkins

"Compelling and intriguing, right from the very first page." - Sharon Bolton

"Ellwood's protagonist Kate is a female hero in the best sense, flawed but brave. Very quickly you are sucked into her fragile, damaged world, until you no longer know what is real or imaginary." - Helen Callaghan

"A dark, intense, multi-layered thriller that twists and turns until the last page." - Tammy Cohen

"A clever, twisty plot that takes psychological mind games to a new level. Nuala Ellwood has done it again!" - Jane Corry

"Brilliantly compulsive and with one hell of a twist! I was consumed until the final heartbreaking page." - Claire Douglas

"This clever, multi- layered novel is simply stunning." - Dinah Jefferies

"The Day of the Accident had me gasping for breath and on the verge of tears from the get-go. Twisty, haunting, and completely heart-wrenching, you won't breathe until you've turned the very last page." - Carolyn Jess-Cooke

"This book will take all your expectations and upend them, making you question everything you thought you knew." - Emma Kavanagh

"A gripping rollercoaster ride of a thriller. Keeps you in there right to the last page." - Christobel Kent

"A raw, shocking, and serpentine mystery that keeps you guessing until the very end." - Nicolás Obregón

"An accomplished and page-turning thriller...it's impossible to guess where it's going next." - Nicholas Searle

"A stunning book. I was drawn in by Nuala Ellwood's hypnotic, haunting and elegant prose. Compelling, unsettling and powerful this is a book that will stay with me for a long time." - C L Taylor


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October 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Day of the Accident: The compelling and emotional thriller with a twist you won't believe
Author(s): Nuala Ellwood
ISBN: 0-241-97734-7 / 978-0-241-97734-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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September 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Day of the Accident The
Author(s): Nuala Ellwood
ISBN: 0-241-98284-7 / 978-0-241-98284-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Viking
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Title: Day of the Accident
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Title: Day of the Accident
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August 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Day of the Accident
Author(s): Nuala Ellwood
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Title: Day of the Accident: The compelling and emotional thriller with a twist you won't believe
Author(s): Nuala Ellwood
Publisher: Penguin
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