A specially priced promotional edition of the sensational international bestseller: a potent, intense and simply unputdownable psychological thriller from an exciting voice. Includes sneak preview of Sweet Damage .
'Truth or dare?' she asks.
I hesitate. I have so many secrets, so many things I don't want to reveal, but this is only a game, only a bit of fun. 'Truth,' I say finally. 'I can imagine one of your dares, and I don't fancy running down Oxford Street naked tonight.'
'Truth,' Alice says slowly, drawing out the vowel sound as if she's savouring the word. 'Are you sure? Are you sure you can be completely honest?'
'I think so. Try me.'
'Okay.' And then she looks at me curiously. 'So. Were you glad, deep down? Were you glad to be rid of her? Your perfect sister? Were you secretly glad when she was killed?'
Katherine has moved away from her shattered once-perfect family to start a new life in Sydney. There she keeps her head down until she is befriended by the charismatic Alice, and her life takes her in new directions. But there is a dark side to Alice, and as we learn the truth of Katherine's sister's death and Alice's background their story spirals to an explosive finale.
About The Author
Rebecca James was born in Sydney in 1970. She spent her early twenties working as a waitress, her late twenties teaching English in Indonesia and Japan, and most of her thirties having babies and working as a kitchen designer. Her first novel, Beautiful Malice , was an international publishing sensation, selling in 52 countries. This was followed by Sweet Damage , published in Australia in 2013. Rebecca now lives in Canberra with her partner and their four sons.
"This novel delivers in spades with its masterful plot." - Australian Women's Weekly. "A fast-paced, sexy thriller" - The Sun Herald. "A hypnotic exploration of a toxic friendship." - Who Weekly.
Audience: Teenager / Young Adult
For Ages: 15 - 18 years old
Number Of Pages: 300
Published: 1st June 2011
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.8 x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.28
Edition Number: 1