Only a Mother

Only a Mother

Elisabeth Carpenter

Mystery / Suspense

ONLY A MOTHER . . .

Erica Wright hasn't needed to scrub 'MURDERER' off her house in over a year. Life is almost quiet again. Then her son, Craig, is released from prison, and she knows the quiet is going to be broken.

COULD BELIEVE HIM

Erica has always believed Craig was innocent - despite the lies she told for him years ago - but when he arrives home, she notices the changes in him. She doesn't recognise her son anymore. 

COULD BURY THE TRUTH

So, when another girl goes missing, she starts to question everything. But how can a mother turn her back on her son? And, if she won't, then how far will she go to protect him?

COULD FORGIVE WHAT HE HAS DONE


What readers are saying about Elisabeth Carpenter's gripping debut 99 Red Balloons . . .

'An intense domestic thriller, twists and turns galore, and a host of family secrets. An absorbing read' Paul Finch, bestselling author of Strangers


'Libby Carpenter's beautiful writing draws you in immediately . . . 99 Red Balloons is an intelligent, taut and compelling thriller that manages to pack a punch - and still throws you right at the end. It's perfect - I loved every word' Sam Carrington, bestselling author of Saving Sophie


'I LOVED 99 Red Balloons. What a rollercoaster of a read! I swear, you could almost SEE the moment when everything clicked into place in my head! A brilliant, tense, pacy read' Lisa Hall, bestselling author of Between Me and You
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11 Missed Calls

11 Missed Calls

Elisabeth Carpenter

Mystery / Suspense

Here are two things I know about my mother: 1. She had dark hair, like mine. 2. She wasn't very happy at the end. Anna has always believed that her mother, Debbie, died 30 years ago on the night she disappeared. But when her father gets a strange note, she realises that she's never been told the full story of what happened that night on the cliff. Confused and upset, Anna turns to her husband Jack – but when she finds a love letter from another woman in his wallet, she realises there's no-one left to help her, least of all her family. And then a body is found...
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