Crime novel

Ep. 134 The Accusation – Wendy James

After eighteen-year-old Ellie Canning is found shivering and barely conscious on a country road, her bizarre story of kidnap and escape enthrals the nation. Who would do such a thing? And why?

Local drama teacher Suzannah Wells, once a minor celebrity, is new to town. Suddenly she’s in the spotlight again, accused of being the monster who drugged and bound a teenager in her basement. As stories about her past emerge, even those closest to her begin to doubt her innocence.

And Ellie? The media can’t get enough of her. She’s a girl-power icon, a social-media star. But is she telling the truth?

A powerful exploration of the fragility of trust and the loss of innocence, from the author of The Golden Child and The Mistake.

Read more about Wendy on her featured author page here

Six word synopsis: Kidnapped girl, accused teacher, media frenzy

2 comments

  1. Hi Rose
    I am reading The Accusation at the moment and it is a very gripping & intriguing story. I’m about half way through and can’t wait to see how it develops. A great choice.

    cheers
    Glenda

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