In the Blink of an Eye

Kate Hewitt

It only took a moment for everything to go wrong. In the blink of an eye, the birthday party became a nightmare when we heard the screams… How did this happen? And who is to blame?

I’m so happy as I walk to pick up my son from the party. It’s his first since we moved here, and I know he’s found it hard settling in. Just as I’ve found it hard to make friends among the mothers at the school gates. But as I turn the corner, my heart stops. Instead of the picture-perfect birthday party I left earlier, there’s an ambulance.

I start to run. My son, is all I can think. I have to find my son.

As I race into the garden, desperately searching for my child, a fellow parent turns to me, her finger pointed. The words out of her mouth make my blood run cold.

Your son did this. This is your fault.”

Surely that can’t be true? My son can be difficult, but I’d know if he was capable of hurting someone… Wouldn’t I?

As a little girl is lifted onto a stretcher, I feel my world come crashing down. My heart cracks in two for this poor child, her devastated family. Because there’s no coming back from this. An innocent girl has been hurt. My son is being blamed. And although I don’t know what really happened, I do know that this moment will tear us all apart…

A totally gripping and emotional novel about trust, female friendship and betrayal. Perfect for fans of Jodi Picoult, Liane Moriarty and Susan Lewis.

Praise for Kate Hewitt’s novels:

THE book of the year! I don’t think I have ever cried as much… heartbreaking and unputdownable… To say this story is a five-star read is an understatement. There are not enough stars in the world to show how much this book has touched me.” Sinfully Wicked Book Reviews ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I LOVED THIS BOOK!!!Put it on your must-read list. In fact put it on the top of your TBR pile! Seriously, this is a book that will stay with youWill give you all the feels and then some!… Kate Hewitt is the queen of touching and capturing my heartstrings and pulling them hard… Phenomenal.” Heidi Lynn’s Book Reviews ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Warning, you will need a box of tissues by your side to get through this book!!!!! I loved, loved, loved this book. It was a real tearjerker. Question was when was I ever going to stop crying? My husband even asked me if something terrible had happened and I had to explain it was just my book… Awesome.” Blue Moon Blogger ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Truly beautifulIt was real, and brutal, and heartbreaking, but it was honest, which made it all the most devastating to read.” Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“Holy heck!!! Kate Hewitt brought her A-game with this must-read… I was completely entranced… There were so many well-timed twists and turns and just when I thought I couldn’t be surprised anymore, there was another bomb waiting to drop!!… A complete 5-star novel that will most certainly wow you!Steph and Chris’ Book Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“I was totally immersed in this beautifully told story and felt really sad by the time I reached the end. Uniquely wonderful… I loved every single page.” Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“Beautiful… incredibly moving, heart-breakingI was so absorbed in the story I found it impossible to put down and when I wasn’t reading I was thinking about it. It made me think, it made me cry, and it made me thankful for my own healthy childrenwill stay in my thoughts for a long time.” NetGalley reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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