When a fire destroys the Empress Theatre, a devastating tragedy unfolds.
Amelia’s mother lost her piece of mind forever when she left her daughter alone for a few life-changing moments.
The dance school lost their beloved teacher, Hilary, who died saving the lives of her young pupils.
Karin lost her memory, and the answers she desperately craves.
Claudia lost the one thing that would have made her perfect life complete.
As local reporter Leanne picks over the embers of that night, what seemed like a straightforward case of negligence becomes something else entirely: somebody is lying ― each person has lost something, but one of them has sold their soul…
Praise for Amanda Brooke:
‘A tense and torrid family drama’ SUNDAY MIRROR
‘Intriguingly plotted and with relatable characters’ SUNDAY MIRROR
‘Full of twists, this is a deeply emotional, poignant tale that will remain with you long after it ends’ Ella Harper
‘A haunting and heartbreaking story that stayed with me long after I’d finished’ Fern Britton
‘An extraordinary novel’ Daily Express