‘Once I had cleared the bottles away and washed the blood off the floor, I needed to get out of the flat.’
Cordelia Russell has been living on the Côte d’Azur for ten years, posing as a posh English woman fallen on hard times. But her luck is running out. Desperate to escape her grotty flat and grim reality, Cordelia spends a night at a glittering party. Surrounded by the young, beautiful and privileged she feels her age and her poverty. As dawn breaks, she stumbles home through the back streets. Even before she opens her door, she can hear the flies buzzing. It hasn’t taken long for the corpse in her bedroom to commence decomposing…
About the Author
Liz Nugent worked in Irish film, theatre and television prior to becoming a full-time author. Her three novels – Unravelling Oliver, Lying in Wait and Skin Deep have each been the number one bestseller in Ireland and she has won four Irish Book Awards. She lives in Dublin with her husband.
A clever and dark, psychological thriller moving from a small Irish island to high society in Monaco, in the company of a sociopathic central character. A gripping read. Waterford City and County Libraries