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Real, compulsive and intense: Cat Clarke is the queen of emotional suspense. For fans of E Lockhart, Paula Hawkins and Gillian Flynn.

They didn’t mean to kill her…now the guilt will tear them apart

Alice King isn’t expecting the holiday of her dreams when she sets off on a trip to the wilderness with her mates. But when her best friend Cass decides to teach mean girl Tara a lesson, Alice finds herself in a nightmare she can’t escape.

Now Alice is the guardian of a secret too horrific to tell; and a secret too terrible to keep. A secret that will change all of their lives for ever…

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A blisteringly fast tale told with heart and integrity that quite simply won't let you go until you've reached the end
Books 4 Teens
Gripping, thought-provoking and disturbing
Heart-stoppingly tense and palpably taut ... 'Torn' is breathless
Did You Ever Stop to Think
One of the best books I have read
It was gripping, thrilling ... There are plenty of twists to keep you guessing and wanting to read as fast as possible
Heaven, Hell and Purgatory
Cat Clarke is undoubtedly one of the most exciting and talented YA writers we have in Britain... The story is fast-paced, the writing snappy and in the right tone
One of the most striking and unforgettable books I have ever read
Page Turner
A real page-turner ... the home-grown horror of a real world thriller is what makes this story stand out
We Love This Book
Haunting, emotional and beautiful
Blabbing Books
Incredible - pure and simple
Writing from the Tub on Cat Clarke
Undoubtedly one of the most exciting and talented YA writers in Britain
Library Mice on Cat Clarke
I wholly, unabashedly and completely recommend this book
Inis Magazine on Cat Clarke
Clarke...succeeds brilliantly, thanks to the reality of the characters and the depth of the emotion
The Scotsman on Cat Clarke
Moving, thought provoking and utterly gripping from start to finish
Mizz on Cat Clarke
Clarke excels at genuine page-turners and I read this in one greedy sitting
The Bookseller on Cat Clarke