Belinda Brand becomes an overnight sensation when Hollywood offers to make a film of her runaway bestseller. A confident, modern woman, she has the world at her feet – and a secret she is convinced no one will ever discover. Leah, her gentle and long-suffering stepmother will guess, but she would never betray her, or would she? When menacing notes appear after the Awards ceremony in London and then follow her across the Atlantic, Belinda realizes someone is threatening to expose her.As she struggles to stay calm, her best friend disappears, Belinda’s celebrity life turns into a nightmare and there is no one she can trust.If the Brand family thought they could lead a quiet, normal life, they were wrong. Danger continues to lurk in the shadows. A fast-paced, page-turning psychological thriller, full of surprises, twists, and turns. For fans of Karin Slaughter, Claire McGowan, Valerie Keogh, and Liane Moriarty.
— If I were fortunate enough to be able to interview award-winning TV producer Lucinda E Clarke about her latest psychological thriller, A Year in the Life of Belinda Brand, my first questions would be, “How do you do it? How do you so consistently and expertly manage to weave interesting new characters into the lives of your previous characters in exciting and new plots?” I suppose that skill might come from years of writing TV and film scripts, but Lucinda’s ability is mind-blowing Viga Boland Readers Favorite