The Last Thing She Told Me

The Last Thing She Told Me : The Richard & Judy Book Club Bestseller

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'A chiller with a puzzling mystery that manages to be a tearjerker too. Prepare for sleepless nights' Grazia

Even the deepest-buried secrets can find their way to the surface...

Moments before she dies, Nicola's grandmother Betty whispers to her that there are babies at the bottom of the garden.

Nicola's mother claims she was talking nonsense. However, when Nicola's daughter finds a bone while playing in Betty's garden, it's clear that something sinister has taken place.

But will unearthing painful family secrets end up tearing Nicola's family apart?

The emotionally-charged suspense novel from Linda Green, the bestselling author of While My Eyes Were Closed and After I've Gone

'Emotionally moving. A thought-provoking page turner with a poignant three-generational link.' Jane Corry, author of The Dead Ex, The Sunday Times Bestseller.

What readers are saying about the 'unmissable' Richard & Judy pick:

'A heartbreaking story about loss and love'

'Fast-paced with in-depth characters and spooky surroundings, it ticked all my boxes'

'I sobbed my heart out. I'll definitely be looking out for more from this author'

'Dark, intriguing and heart-breaking. First book I've read by this author but certainly won't be the last'


'Beautifully written, deeply moving and highly recommended!'

'A heart-breaking story of secrets, loss and regret'

'A great tense read! Full of gripping moments and twists and turns'
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 30mm | 292g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1786483734
  • 9781786483737
  • 121,595

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Emotionally moving. A thought-provoking page turner with a poignant three-generational link -- Jane Corry * author of The Dead Ex, The Sunday Times Bestseller * Gripping & utterly heartbreaking -- Louise Jensen Linda Green gets better and better and this book is as absorbing as any a tale you will read this year. A masterclass in crime woven with authentic feeling and experience. We're in the hands of an expert. -- Jo Spain Stunning, such a unique premise and really well executed. I got papercuts trying to turn the pages faster! * Jenny Blackhurst on After I've Gone * A tale of love, loss and sacrifice with the cleverest twist. Poignant and intriguing, unusual and lovely. I genuinely didn't want to put it down * Milly Johnson on After I've Gone * Linda Green is bloody brilliant! * Amanda Prowse, #1 bestselling author * The story was authentic, absorbing and unputdownable . . . although I raced through the pages I didn't want the story to finish * Louise Jensen on After I've Gone * The Last Thing She Told Me is packed with searing insights into family bonds and the agonising secrets that can divide generations of women. A real page turner * Isabelle Grey, author of Wrong Way Home *
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About Linda Green

Linda Green is the bestselling author of ten novels, which have sold more than a million copies between them. Her latest novel, One Moment, was a Radio 2 Book Club selection, and her previous novel, The Last Thing She Told Me, was a Richard & Judy Book Club pick and a Top 20 Sunday Times bestseller. She lives in West Yorkshire with her husband and son.
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Rating details

6,312 ratings
4.14 out of 5 stars
5 41% (2,581)
4 38% (2,396)
3 17% (1,059)
2 3% (209)
1 1% (67)
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