|About the Book|
A perfect divorce. A new flame. And a deadly obsession.Nadine and Jake Saunders were married as teens. Tied to one another by a night of passion that resulted in a pregnancy neither could turn away from.Now, years later, their children have allMore A perfect divorce. A new flame. And a deadly obsession.Nadine and Jake Saunders were married as teens. Tied to one another by a night of passion that resulted in a pregnancy neither could turn away from.Now, years later, their children have all flown the nest and the pact they made as teenagers – to give one another the freedom to pursue their own dreams – has resurfaced.But freedom comes at a price …While Nadine and Jake begin to untangle their lives from one another, Jake embarks on a passionate affair with a beautiful woman, Karin Moylan. What he doesn’t know is the dark history Karin shares with Nadine.As lust spirals into dangerous obsession, Jake must break free from Karin. But he must also ask himself how well he ever really knew Nadine. What secret is she hiding? The truth, when it is revealed, could destroy them all.If you devoured Girl on the Train, The Husband’s Secret and Gone Girl then make sure THIS is the book you pick up next.Read what everyone is saying about Laura Elliots books:‘A gripping tale of adultery and illusion.’ Evening Herald‘My emotions were in overdrive…absolutely gripping – one of my best reads of the year so far.’ Literary Lightbox‘The storyline had me hooked from the start… breathtaking. My emotions were all over the place and even now writing this my heart is beating ten to the dozen. An absolute must read and I will certainly be reading more by this author.’ By the Letter Book Reviews‘Entertaining and highly thought-provoking.’ Closer Magazine‘A psychological thriller that will draw you in and won’t let you go until the end.’ A Novel Mama‘Dealing with passion, adultery, deception and tragedy, and how the past has a way of creeping up on you…a really intriguing page-turner with a surprising twist.’ Evening EchoThis was such a compelling read that had me hooked from the very first page, I consumed this book every spare second of the day. Afternoon Bookery‘The reader is immersed into a story that tells of decades of love, betrayal, deceit and frailty with a dark undertone, all of which makes for a truly riveting read…I was hooked into it and savoured the delicious twists and ending with relish and satisfaction’ Book Addicted Housewife‘Fragile Lies has a little bit of everything, love, tragedy, infidelity, lies and secrets… Excellent plot, interesting characters and plenty of intrigue.’ Dot Scribbles‘A wonderful story incredibly well told, full of secrets, love and illusion, lies and revenge, which will keep you gripped well into the early hours…’Being Anne‘This page-turner is gripping, all the more because it presents the dilemmas of betrayal with brutal honesty.’ Irish Independent‘This well-crafted and compelling story traces the deceits which begin unnoticed but end in the destruction of friendships and lives.