Ellen is asked to look after a stranger’s baby on a train – only for the mother to vanish. When she looks in the baby’s things, she finds a note that says: ‘Please protect Mia. Don’t trust the police. Don’t trust anyone.’
Why would a mother abandon her baby? Ellen is about to discover that the baby in her arms might hold the key to an unspeakable crime and doing the right thing might just cost her everything…. 432pp
The author was formerly a national newspaper journalist, but now writes full time and lives in Nottinghamshire.