Precious Thing – Colette McBeth

Remember the person you sat next to on your first day at school?

Still your best friend? Or disappeared from your life for good?

Some friendships fizzle out. Rachel and Clara promised theirs would last for ever.

They met when Rachel was the new girl in class and Clara was the friend everyone wanted. Now in their late twenties Rachel has everything while Clara’s life is spiralling further out of control. Then Clara vanishes.

Imagine discovering something about your oldest friend that forces you to question everything you’ve shared together. The truth is always there. But only if you choose to see it.

My Review: This is a fantastic book which completely floored me. I do love a book with an unreliable narrative and this is certainly one of the best so far. Highly recommend and look forward to reading more from Ms Mcbeth

About The Author: Colette McBeth had the idea for her first novel Precious Thing in 1998. Instead of writing it she went to work for the BBC where she spent 10 years as TV reporter. In 2011 she enrolled on the Faber Academy Novel Writing course and completed Precious Thing in 2012. She lives in West London with her husband and three children.

Genre – Psychological Thriller – Read May 2015

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