Female Friendship. Betrayal. Suspense.
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Catherine Wheel

Liz Evans

Where did she come from? And how far will she go?

Five years ago, Kate’s partner, Max, abandoned her for his pregnant lover. The affair has long since crumbled, but Kate has become fixated with Vee, her ‘replacement’. In a bid to find out what compelled Max to leave, she moves to Bridgewell, which stands in the shadow of St Catherine's Chapel, where Vee is now raising her four-year-old daughter, Iona. 
 
Warm and trusting, Vee is juggling work, single parenthood and a controlling ex-partner, Max, with whom she is still secretly sexually involved. Glad of Kate’s friendship, she nevertheless wonders what has brought this glamorous, but brittle woman to such a quiet corner of middle England.
 
When Vee meets charismatic artist, Tom, she is hopeful of establishing her first meaningful attachment since Max. But Kate has her own plans...
 
Against a backdrop of ancient ghosts, mystical forces and long-buried tragedy, Vee unwittingly yields to Kate’s cruel agenda, until the past and present collide with devastating consequences. 

About the Author

Liz Evans Liz Evans is a British journalist, author, former psychotherapist and academic with a PhD in Creative Writing. Currently based on unceded Melukerdee land in Lutruwita/Tasmania, she has written for the NME, The Guardian, New Statesman, Elle, Dumbo Feather, Lunch Lady, Island Magazine, Womankind and The Conversation, among many others. She has been awarded two Varuna Residential Fellowships and the Katharine Susannah Prichard Fellowship, as well as an Arts Tasmania grant for an Education Residency. 


Praise

 

‘a taut, multi-layered psychological thriller’ –Melanie Joosten, author of Berlin Syndrome and Like Fire-Hearted Suns

ISBN
9781761153228

Format
Paperback

Cost
$34.99

Pub Date
August 2024

Extent
336pp

Rights
ANZ

Category
Fiction

Themes
Motherhood. Obsession. Rivalry. Female Friendship.