When I Was Ten
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An unimaginable crime has devastating consequences twenty-one years on, in this thrilling novel by rising star of crime fiction Fiona Cummins.
'GRIPS LIKE A VICE' - Val McDermid'Absorbing, tense and beautifully paced' - Daily MailTwenty-one years ago, Dr Richard Carter and his wife Pamela were killed in what has become the most infamous double murder of the modern age.Their ten year-old daughter - nicknamed the Angel of Death - spent eight years in a children's secure unit and is living quietly under an assumed name with a family of her own.Now, on the anniversary of the trial, a documentary team has tracked down her older sister, compelling her to break two decades of silence.Her explosive interview sparks national headlines and journalist Brinley Booth, a childhood friend of the Carter sisters, is tasked with covering the news story.For the first time, the three women are forced to confront what really happened that night - with devastating consequences for them all.When I Was Ten is the highly anticipated, stay-up-all-night next book by acclaimed crime author Fiona Cummins.'I finished it with my heart in my mouth. Highly recommended' - Louise Candlish'Dark, creepy and ultimately compassionate... a chilling look at the consequences of a childhood gone wrong' - JP Delaney'Utterly compelling; a true just-one-more-chapter thriller' - Clare Mackintosh'Pacy, dark and surprises to the bitter end. Loved it' - Fiona Barton