The Cry

Author(s): Helen FitzGerald


He's gone. And telling the truth won't bring him back...When a baby goes missing on a lonely roadside in Australia, it sets off a police investigation that will become a media sensation and dinner-table talk across the world. Lies, rumours and guilt snowball, causing the parents, Joanna and Alistair, to slowly turn against each other. Finally Joanna starts thinking the unthinkable: could the truth be even more terrible than she suspected? And what will it take to make things right? The Cry is a dark psychological thriller with a gripping moral dilemma at its heart and characters who will keep you guessing on every page. "Fitzgerald is dark, clever, highly inventive". ( "FitzGerald excels at twisting the reader's expectations and turning our assumptions on their heads". (The List).

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He's gone. And telling the truth won't bring him back...

Exceptional ... this powerful noir tale is by turns devastating and uplifting. Chris Ewan, author of Safe House An incredible read. I couldn't put it down. A beautifully crafted, heartbreaking story. Lisa O'Donnell

Helen FitzGerald is one of thirteen children and grew up in Victoria, Australia. She now lives in Glasgow with her husband and two children. Helen has worked as a social worker for over ten years. She has published three previous novels with Faber: Dead Lovely(2007), My Last Confession (2009) and The Donor (2011).

General Fields

  • : 9780571287703
  • : Faber and Faber
  • : Faber and Faber Crime
  • : July 2013
  • : 198mm X 126mm X 20mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Helen FitzGerald
  • : Paperback
  • : 823.92
  • : 320