Anthony award winner for best paperback original, 2014
Shortlisted for the Calamari Award, Left Coast Crime, 2014
Gold Medal for Indiefab Mystery of the year, 2013
When she was twelve, Opal Jones ran away from home. Now, thirteen years later, she's back for the first time. Her mother has died but everyone else is still there: nosy Mrs Pickess, the Joshi family taxi firm, Fishbo the music teacher and even old Margaret, Opal's favourite neighbour of all. On the surface, everything is exactly as she left it. Underneath, nothing is the same ...