Every Monday Ellie looks after her 4-year-old grandson Josh. The love she feels for him is different to anything she's experienced before. The only thing that can mar her happiness is her husband's affair. But he swore it was over, and Ellie has decided to be thankful for what she's got.
Then one day, while she's looking after Josh, her husband gets a call from that woman. And in a moment of pure rage, Ellie takes her eyes off her grandson.
The accident that happens will change Ellie's life forever.
Not least when the police discover that her younger brother died in similar circumstances thirty-five years ago...
JANE CORRY - THE QUEEN OF THE TWISTY READ:
'Few writers can match Jane Corry in her compelling portrayals of damaged women and their dangerous liaisons' Cara Hunter, author of Close To Home
'Compulsive, edgy and with some fabulous twists that I didn't see coming!' B A Paris, author of Behind Closed Doors
'Beautifully written...The Dead Ex totally hooked me' Peter James
'The Dead Ex is compelling, twisty and utterly gripping. I couldn't put it down' Emma Curtis
'Suspense, thrills and intelligent storytelling. I highly recommend it!' LJ Ross
'A compelling and deftly plotted thriller, with echoes of Apple Tree Yard, The Dead Ex kept me guessing right until the (shocking) end' Nuala Ellwood
'Fans of psychological thrillers will be hooked after the first page'Closer
'Psychological thriller writing at its very best' SD Sykes
'Jane Corry's experiences working with prisoners adds a unique authenticity to this twisty thriller' Emily Elgar
'A powerful and addictive read' Kate Furnivall
'This twisty tale of love and revenge is a compulsive read' Kate Hamer
'I loved The Dead Ex! Full of twists & turns that come together in the most unexpected fashion.' Louise Jensen, author of The Sister
Jane Corry takes you to places you'd never want to go and marshals her plot lines expertly - by the time I finished I had twisted blood' T.A Cotterell
'Jane Corry's writing grabs you at the first page and doesn't let go' Sue Fortin
'Jane Corry explores the dark underbelly of the prison...an intricately plotted thriller with a surprising twist' Sanjida Kay