Clair Sharpe’s review of this debut novel.
The Rumour by Lesley Kara
Originally published: 27 December 2018
Author: Lesley Kara
Published by: Bantam Press
Genre: Crime Thriller
Reading dates: 18-21 December 2018
When single mum, Joanna hears a rumour at the school gates about notorious child killer Sally McGowan, living in her small seaside town under a new identity, although curious, she doesn’t really take much notice. Sally McGowan was just 10 years old when she stabbed 5 year old Robbie Harris to death in the late 1960s. After spending time in a childhood detention centre, she was released back into the community into witness protection where she was given a new identity.
Joanna has recently moved back to Flinstead-on-Sea from London with her 5 year old son Alfie, to be nearer her mum and is still finding her feet, trying to make friends and get Alfie settled into school. Joanna finds herself passing…
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