My Sister’s Bones – Nuala Ellwood

Kate Rafter is a successful war reporter. She’s the strong one. The one who escaped Herne Bayand the memories it holds. Her sister Sally didn’t. Instead, she drinks.

But when their mother dies, Kate is forced to return to the old family home. And on her first night she is woken by a terrifying scream.

What secret has Kate stumbled upon?
And is she strong enough to uncover the truth . . . and make it out alive?

My Review:  Firstly any book that I read in a day and keeps me up past my bedtime is obviously one I would recommend. My Sister’s Bones is so much more than your average psychological thriller. The main character Kate, a wartime journalist who has just returned from Aleppo and is battling her own demons and her sister Sally an alcoholic with major issues are brought together after years apart to deal with the sale of their mother’s home after her death. There is so much more to this story and you need to read it to find out what! I found this debut novel gripping and heartbreaking in equal measures.

About The Author: Nuala Ellwood is the daughter of an award-winning journalist. She was inspired by his experiences and those of foreign correspondents such as Marie Colvin and Martha Gellhorn to secure Arts Council funding for her research into PTSD for her debut psychological thriller MY SISTER’S BONES.

Genre – Thriller / Mystery / Suspense – Read 13th February 2017

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