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The Long Weekend

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A remote lighthouse. A chilling secret.

One mother. Two daughters. One of them has killed before. One of them will kill again.

Hazel Ladd has spent her life hiding the love she feels for one of her daughters and disguising the hatred she feels for the other. The guilt alone should have her crawling, with bloody knees, on the sand, but Hazel is no ordinary mother.

After fifteen years apart, Hazel meets up with her estranged daughters for a long weekend, but her guilty secret is torn from her and the reunion ends in disaster.

All she'd ever tried to do was protect her daughters from the truth...

It then becomes clear that Hazel has more than one secret. Set against the haunting backdrop of a wintry Norfolk coastline and a remote lighthouse that overlooks the bleak North Sea, this is a disturbing portrayal of a woman with a secretive past, whose longed-for reunion with her two daughters is not all it seems.

The Long Weekend is a truly chilling and atmospheric read that will appeal to fans of Susan Hill and Diane Setterfield.

What readers are saying about The Long Weekend:

"A dark and disturbing read with an eerie setting."

"This book completely took hold of my mind the whole time I was reading it."

"A haunting book, that will like the cold, seep into your bones, chilling you, making you look around for where the fear of dread is coming from."

"The story twists this way and that before leading you to a conclusion that I would never have guessed at, which has the shock quality of Sarah Waters' Fingersmith."

"The author leads you down the written path allowing you to believe as you wish, and then lets you know that you are mistaken, before taking you down another avenue that leads you astounded. It keeps you saying 'No that cannot be' and yet turning to another chapter."

Genre: Mystery

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