When I Was Ten

Fiona Cummins

Format: Hardback

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Published: 15th Apr '21


An unimaginable crime has devastating consequences twenty-one years on, in this thrilling novel by rising star of crime fiction Fiona Cummins.

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‘GRIPS LIKE A VICE’ – Val McDermid’Absorbing, tense and beautifully paced’ – Daily MailTwenty-one years ago, Dr Richard Carter and his wife Pamela were killed in what has become the most infamous double murder of the modern age.Their ten year-old daughter – nicknamed the Angel of Death – spent eight years in a children’s secure unit and is living quietly under an assumed name with a family of her own.Now, on the anniversary of the trial, a documentary team has tracked down her older sister, compelling her to break two decades of silence.Her explosive interview sparks national headlines and journalist Brinley Booth, a childhood friend of the Carter sisters, is tasked with covering the news story.For the first time, the three women are forced to confront what really happened that night – with devastating consequences for them all.When I Was Ten is the highly anticipated, stay-up-all-night next book by acclaimed crime author Fiona Cummins.’I finished it with my heart in my mouth. Highly recommended’ – Louise Candlish’Dark, creepy and ultimately compassionate… a chilling look at the consequences of a childhood gone wrong’ – JP Delaney’Utterly compelling; a true just-one-more-chapter thriller’ – Clare Mackintosh’Pacy, dark and surprises to the bitter end. Loved it’ – Fiona Barton

Additional information

Weight 0.604 kg
Dimensions 39 × 163 × 242 mm
Page Count 384