Sophie Hannah is the author of five internationally bestselling psychological thrillers - Little Face, The Truth-Teller's Lie, The Wrong Mother, The Dead Lie Down and Cradle in the Grave. Her novels are published in 20 countries, with more foreign rights deals under negotiation. The Dead Lie Down was shortlisted for the 2010 Independent Booksellers' Book of the Year Award and is currently shortlisted for a Barry Award. Little Face and The Truth-Teller's Lie were both longlisted for the Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award, and Little Face was longlisted for the IMPAC Award.
About Cradle in the Grave:
TV producer Fliss Benson receives an anonymous card at work. The card has sixteen numbers on it, arranged in four rows of four - numbers that mean nothing to her.
On the same day, Fliss finds out she's going to be working on a documentary about miscarriages of justice involving cot death mothers wrongly accused of murder. The documentary will focus on three women: Helen Yardley, Sarah Jaggard and Rachel Hines. All three women are now free, and the doctor who did her best to send them to prison for life, child protection zealot Dr Judith Duffy, is under investigation for misconduct.
For reasons she has shared with nobody, this is the last project Fliss wants to be working on. And then Helen Yardley is found dead at her home, and in her pocket is a card with sixteen numbers on it, arranged in four rows of four...