Everything she touches breaks . . .
Nell Ballard is a runaway. A former foster child with a dark secret she is desperate to keep, all Nell wants is to find a place she can belong.
So when a job comes up at Starling Villas, home to the enigmatic Robin Wilder, she seizes the opportunity with both hands.
But her new lodgings may not be the safe haven that she was hoping for. Her employer lives by a set of rigid rules and she soon sees that he is hiding secrets of his own.
But is Nell’s arrival at the Villas really the coincidence it seems? After all, she knows more than most how fragile people can be – and how easy they can be to break . . .
Nell craves finding somewhere she can belong, when she was young she was a foster child and always use to runaway, now she is older she just wants to settle, when a job comes up, she jumps at the chance of looking after Robin, but is everything as it seems, she knows how people can be, will she find peace or will she become fragile once again? I found this a hauntingly and dark thriller that leads the reader through a house that is full of secrets and crushed lives. You can feel the atmosphere through the pages and the writing is beautiful yet fragile.
I received an ARC copy of this book for an honest review.
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