The explosive follow-up from Sarah Pinborough, author of the NUMBER ONE Sunday Times bestseller Behind Her Eyes.
SOMEONE IS LIVING A LIE… BUT WHO?
Is it Lisa?
Haunted by a tragic past, all Lisa wants is a quiet life with her daughter, Ava. And when she meets a new man, things seem to be falling into place. But Lisa is hiding a secret so momentous it could shatter her entire world…
Is it Ava?
When sixteen-year-old Ava saves a young boy’s life, she becomes a local hero. But never in a million years could she have anticipated the fallout of her actions…
Is it Marilyn?
Marilyn has the perfect life. Her husband, her job, her house—she seems to have it all. But she could never admit to her best friend Lisa the lies she tells herself to get through the day…
One moment will change these three women’s lives forever. And the secrets they’ve been keeping could destroy them all.
‘Cross Her Heart is dark, unflinching and disturbing and there was parts of it I wanted to read from between my fingers… Heart-breaking in places, twisty as hell. I'd like to claim that I guessed the ending but Sarah stayed one step ahead of me all the way through. Pacy, unnerving, addictive read with a dark, dark heart’ C. L. Taylor, bestselling author of The Accident
‘The author’s storytelling is as sure-footed as ever’ Guardian
‘A pacy, twisty thriller that will hook you with its first few pages’ Stylist
‘Once the first reveal hits you in the face, you’ll be lucky if you can put the book down to go to bed… and if you can get to sleep when you do’ Independent
‘A dark and compulsive read’ Woman and Home
‘Sarah Pinborough does it again with this disturbing descent into a heart of darkness. Highly recommended’ Cass Hunter, author of The After Wife
‘There are plenty of I-can’t-believe-she-just-did-that moments that will have you sitting straight up in your chair. What a terrific ride’ Meg Gardiner, author of Unsub
PRAISE FOR SARAH PINBOROUGH:
‘Bloody Brilliant' Stephen King
‘Piledriver domestic thriller with pull-the-rug-out ending’ Ian Rankin (on Twitter)
‘Original and compelling, the very definition of a page-turner’ Sun
‘This year’s biggest new thriller’ Metro
‘You'll never guess the ending … everyone will be talking about this book’ Stylist
‘This could be your thriller of the year’ Daily Mail
‘This year’s must-read thriller’ Evening Standard
‘Fantastically creepy, entirely unexpected. A total wrong-footer’ Guardian
‘Your next obsession’ Harlan Coben
‘The most unsettling thriller of the year’ John Connolly
‘Lean and mean, dark and disturbing’ Joe Hill
‘Masterful writing that crackles with tension’ Angela Clarke
‘Just when you think you’ve nailed it, Pinborough pulls the rug out from underneath you’ Sam Baker
‘BEHIND HER EYES will be one of the biggest thrillers of 2017. What a cunning and clever novel this is’ Red
About the author
Sunday Times No.1 bestseller SARAH PINBOROUGH is the critically acclaimed and award-winning, adult and YA author. Her previous novel, Behind Her Eyes, has sold in 25 territories, been shortlisted for the Crime and Thriller Book of the Year at the British Book Awards and was a Sunday Times No.1 bestseller in hardback and paperback. She is also a screenwriter who has written for the BBC and has several original television projects in development.