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The Missing Wife


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The best new gripping psychological thriller with a killer twist

About the Author

Sam Carrington lives in Devon with her husband and three children. She worked for the NHS for 15 years, during which time she qualified as a nurse. Following the completion of a Psychology degree she went to work for the prison service as an Offending Behaviour Facilitator. Her experiences within this field inspired her writing. She left the service to spend time with her family and to follow her dream of being a novelist.



'I devoured this story in one sitting' Louise Jensen

'A gripping exploration of twisted family secrets' Cass Green

'Expertly written ... with plentiful twists and unforgettable characters.' Caroline Mitchell

'Keeps you guessing right to the end' Sue Fortin

'I read One Little Lie in one greedy gulp. A compelling thriller about the dark side of maternal instinct and love - I couldn't put it down!' Isabel Ashdown

'A kick-ass page turner ... I was knocked senseless by the awesome twist.' John Marrs

'A gripping read which moved at a head-spinning pace ... I simply couldn't put this book down until I reached the dramatic and devastating conclusion.' Claire Allan

'Engrossing psychological suspense about the effect of a murder on the mother of a teenage killer. Sam Carrington had me hooked!' Emma Curtis

'Utterly original and thought provoking ... This cries out to be made into a TV series.' Amanda Robson

Psychologist Connie Summers is a fascinatingly flesh-and-blood guide through this twisty thriller.' Louise Candlish

'Tense, convincing ... kept me guessing' Caz Frear

'Unsettling, thought provoking and confronting. A chilling account of the mother-son bond and the lengths a mother will go to to protect her young.' Ingrid Alexandra

'An unsettling and disturbing tale of what it means to be a mother. When it comes to protecting your child, the lines between right and wrong get totally blurred. This book stays with you long after it's finished.' June Taylor

'A cleverly crafted plot with a chilling climax.' Sanjida Kay

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