Dodie Blackstock, child of a multimillionaire, was only eight when her mother was kidnapped. The rescue attempt went disastrously wrong, and no body was ever found. Now Dodie is twenty-nine, and her mother’s body has just been discovered – but she has only been dead for forty-eight hours.

Dodie returns to the family home and begins to piece together the fragments of her mother’s life, whilst trying to come to terms with her own troubled past. But someone is watching her every move…


Like her stunning debut, A Little Death, Laura Wilson’s Dying Voices takes the reader back and forth between a menacing present and a terrible past… The writing is graceful and intelligent, and one puts the book down eager for the next.’
Sunday Times

‘Compulsive reading. The author has an ear for dialogue and a gift for creating believable characters.’
Sunday Telegraph

‘The suspense is maintained to the last gasp.’
Cambridge Evening News

High quality thrills… And a narrative relayed in the perfect pitch of a writer with pedigree goods to deliver.’
Literary Review