The picture-perfect O'Neill family is both admired and envied, near and far. But in the week leading up to Andrea O'Neill's high-profile society wedding, life-changing trouble is suddenly brewing and sinister cracks begin to show in the previously solid foundations of the O'Neill household.
When the bride's angelic sister Jessie disappears from the wedding reception and is still not found days later, the finger of blame switches from person to person as the hours before her vanishing are scrambled together in a jigsaw full of missing pieces.
Could Jessie have been living a double life, unknown to those who love her? And could anyone hate her so much that they would make her suffer the ultimate punishment for her dreadful secret sin?
BEYOND SIN is now available for pre-order on amazon.co.uk. In all good book stores from June 25th. Selected as 'Hughes and Hughes' Irish Book of the Month for July 2009.
dark, twisted love mystery
A Dark, Twisted Love Mystery - The Irish Independent
Saturday July 25 2009
Once again, Poolbeg's new Crimson imprint for popular fiction with a darker edge comes up trumps. A wealthy, close family seem to have it all, in a sleepy village in Northern Ireland. Stunning eldest daughter, Jessie, is a successful lawyer, seemingly happily married for a year. The second daughter Andrea is about to marry a radio star whose career is on the rise. With the well-organised wedding-of-the-year just a week away, what could possibly go wrong?
Just about everything. A series of sinister events in the week leading up to the big day strikes terror into the heart of the family and when Jessie disappears from the wedding reception, a Pandora's box of secrets is unleashed, pitting family members against each other and putting everyone under suspicion, including Ryan, the youngest son and Andrea's new husband.
As detectives try to put the pieces together, it seems Jessie has been living a double life. But is she alive or dead and who is to blame? Impossible to put down, Beyond Sin keeps you guessing right up to the twist at the end.