Day of the accident by Nuala Ellwood

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Penguin is giving reading groups the chance to read and review this haunting new thriller by the author of My Sister’s Bones that asks the question: how far would you go to prove you didn’t kill your daughter?

About the book

Sixty seconds after she wakes from a coma, Maggie’s world is torn apart.

The police tell her that her daughter Elspeth is dead. That she drowned when the car Maggie had been driving plunged into the river. Maggie remembers nothing.

When Maggie begs to see her husband, Sean, the police tell her that he has disappeared. He was last seen on the day of their daughter’s funeral.

What really happened that day at the river?

Where is Maggie’s husband?

About the author

Nuala Ellwood was chosen as one of the Observer’s ‘New Faces of Fiction 2017’ for her first thriller, the bestselling My Sister’s Bones. Nuala teaches Creative Writing at York St John University, and lives in York with her son.

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