• Holland: Meulenhoff
  • Poland: Albatros
  • Sweden: Modernista
  • UK & BC: Sphere
  • US: Penguin
  • Published: 7th January 2016
  • Agent: Laetitia Rutherford

The Darkest Secret

Alex Marwood

Apologies for the general email, but I desperately need your help.

My goddaughter, Coco Jackson, disappeared from her family’s holiday home in Bournemouth on the night of Sunday/Monday August 29/30th, the bank holiday weekend just gone. Coco is three years old.

When identical twin Coco goes missing during a family celebration, there is a media frenzy. Her parents are rich and influential, as are the friends they were with at their holiday home by the sea.

But what really happened to Coco?

Over two intense weekends – the first when Coco goes missing and the second twelve years later at the funeral of her father – the darkest of secrets will gradually be revealed…