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Further praise for
Sister :
    ‘This superb debut novel has so many twists and turns as to cause dizziness – it’s the literary equivalent of “scream if you want to go faster” – and, just when you think things are slowing down to a peaceful, settled resolution, there’s one more stomach-churning final turn in store’
    Radio Times
    ‘Lupton’s crisp insights into grief and familial guilt are married to a confidently executed plot. Free from the genre’s more mawkish excesses, Lupton’s persuasive narrative voice is what keeps this classy debut on track’
    ‘A compulsive thriller with genuine originality. Very clever, very surprising, very touching. I devoured it’
    Louise Candlish
    ‘This sophisticated thriller is brilliantly written and utterly gripping’
    You, Mail Online
    ‘As the story unfolds it becomes increasingly chilling – making for a totally absorbing tale that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the end’
    ‘Poignant and thrilling, this clever debut explores the fascinating bond between sisters, and haunts you with the power of their love’
    Chevy Stevens,
New York Times
    ‘Beautifully written – you believe every word’
    Judy Finnegan,
Woman’s Own
    ‘Tense, gripping and a total page-turner’
    Richard Madeley,
Woman’s Own
    ‘This beautiful yet haunting debut novel describes the emotionally fraught and, at times, terrifying journey of two sisters and the ties that bind them’
    ‘Lupton’s classy debut is a welcome and exciting addition to the genre’
    The Lady
    ‘A heart-tugging, tense mystery… It is very good’
    The Bookseller
    ‘The twists and surprises are maintained right to the end of this satisfying and absorbing novel’
    Newbooks Magazine
    ‘A cracking read’
, Book of the Month
    ‘A skilfully wrought psychological thriller’
    ‘Her journey towards finding out the truth makes for a creepy moving story with, of course, a twist in the tail. Lupton’s use of the second person, as Bee addresses Tess throughout, pays off creating a strong sense of their sisterly bond’
    ‘Original, spooky and clever, this thriller is utterly compelling’

    Published by Hachette Digital
    ISBN: 978-0-7481-1840-3
    All characters and events in this publication, other than those clearly in the public domain, are fictitious and any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    Copyright © 2011 Rosamund Lupton
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Copyright © Rosamund Lupton 2010
    All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, without the prior permission in writing of the publisher.
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To my sons
Cosmo and Joe
    I couldn’t be prouder.

To see a world in a grain of sand,
And a heaven in a wild flower,
Hold infinity in the

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