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I am the star of screaming tabloid headlines and campfire ghost stories. I am one of the four Black-Eyed Susans. The lucky one.

I am the star of screaming tabloid headlines and campfire ghost stories. I am one of the four Black-Eyed Susans. The lucky one.

Left with three other girls in a grave shrouded by blacked-eyed Susans, Tessa alone survived, her testimony helping to put a killer behind bars.

Now, sixteen years later, he is about to be executed. But Tessa feels no relief.

Because someone is planting black-eyed Susans outside her window. Someone is sending her daughter sinister messages. And there’s a lawyer telling her the man about to be put to death is innocent.

Which can mean only one thing: the wrong man has been sentenced, the real killer is still out there and Tessa might not be the last Black-Eyed Susan . . .

Reviews

A terrific plot, matched by the quality of the writing and superbly paced tension

The Times

A dark, unsettling, sophisticated serial killer novel

Good Housekeeping

One of the classiest thrillers you’ll read this year

Sunday Express

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781405921275

    May 16, 2016

    Michael Joseph

    416 pages

    RRP $26.00

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  • Black-Eyed Susans
    Julia Heaberlin

    EBook

    9781405921299

    May 16, 2016

    Penguin eBooks

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