Once, Megan loved her sister Chloe. But not now. When a long-held secret is revealed, Megan realises something’s gone badly wrong with Chloe. Amid cruel jibes and shocking behaviour, is a jumbled web of lies and deceit that Megan is determined to expose. But with even their mentally ill mother seeming to fall under Chloe’s spell, it looks like the young woman will get everything she wants. Can Megan discover the truth before someone else gets hurt?
Maggie James turns her usual insightful gaze to sibling rivalry in all its tragic glory. With more twisty turns than a twisty-turny thing, her plotting kept me guessing all the way to the end. The multi-layered relationships are well-drawn, with a nicely unsettling ring of truth. My only criticism (and it’s a small one), is the changing point of view, which I always find a mite irritating.
A thoughtful and clever story with plenty to get your psychotic teeth into.