This is a story that draws you into its web of reality and unreality subtly but inexorably, until you really do need to know the truth of their lives.
So there was this car accident and a little girl was drowned. Her mother, Maggie, who wasn’t in the car at the time, tried to save her and nearly drowned herself.
As the story starts, the mother wakes up in hospital from a coma, in ICU, and very confused. She has amnesia and doesn’t remember the accident. Her life has changed dramatically whilst she has lain there very ill, in more ways than just the death of her child.
And then long buried secrets begin to spill out of Maggie’s life.
Compelling story telling. I didn’t want to go to sleep – just keep on reading….
Great twisty ending – very unexpected.