Tendrils of the Past
by Anthea Fraser

Some secrets won’t let go . . . Is the truth about a devastating family tragedy about to be unveiled?

“Stellar . . . Fraser is in top form” – Publishers Weekly Starred Review

Tragedy strikes a quiet Dorset town when the bodies of Sarah and Charles Drummond are discovered in their home one morning while their two young children, Abby and Mia, sleep upstairs. The police seem certain that Charles killed his wife before taking his own life, and the girls’ grandmother, Cicely Fairfax, makes sure that they are shielded from the horrific truth.

Until now. Sixteen years later, an accident at work leads Mia to have disturbing flashbacks to the night her parents met their untimely deaths. What did she see? What really happened that fateful evening? When Mia and Abby eventually share painful memories from the night that changed their lives forever, they get closer to uncovering the truth, and a dark secret from the past is finally revealed . . .


“Stellar . . . Fraser is in top form”

Publishers Weekly Starred Review

“A captivating tale”

Kirkus Reviews

“A meaty family saga combined with a suspenseful murder mystery make for an enjoyable read from the always-reliable Fraser ... Relatable characters, authentically depicted family interactions, skillful writing, and a satisfying conclusion make this an appealing read for fans of multiple genres”

Booklist on The Ties That Bind

“A page-turner showcasing how lies from the past can create turmoil and peril in the present”

Kirkus Reviews on The Ties That Bind

“Red herrings and subtle clues ... [the] well-crafted plot builds to a surprising conclusion”

Publishers Weekly on A Tangled Thread

“A taut, moving story of love, loss, hate, and redemption that will keep readers enthralled from the first page until the devastating climax, when all of the disparate pieces fall tragically into place. Fine popular fiction for mystery and romance readers”

Booklist on A Tangled Thread

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Tendrils of the Past by Anthea Fraser is available in the following formats

Paperback978144830991724th September 2024138 X 216mm192$18.99
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