Sixty seconds after she wakes from a coma, Maggie’s world is torn apart.
The police tell her that her daughter Elspeth is dead. That she drowned when the car Maggie had been driving plunged into the river. Maggie remembers nothing.
When Maggie begs to see her husband Sean, the police tell her that he has disappeared. He was last seen on the day of her daughter’s funeral.
What really happened that day at the river?
Where is Maggie’s husband?
And why can’t she shake the suspicion that somewhere, somehow…her daughter is still alive?
Press and Reviews
“A clever, twisty plot that takes psychological mind games to a new level. Nuala Ellwood has done it again!”
“A gripping, poignant novel … I read it in one sitting.”
“The Day of the Accident is a raw, shocking, and serpentine mystery that keeps you guessing until the very end. The characters are well-hewn, the plot…”
“I thought I knew what was coming in The Day Of The Accident. I was wrong. This book will take all your expectations and upend them,…”
“Twisty and unpredictable. Kept me guessing until the end.”
“A gripping, poignant and at times devastating novel - I read it in one sitting.”
“…[an] affecting debut. Ellwood portrays the horror of witnessing war in a compelling psychological thriller.”
“A dark, intense, multi-layered thriller that twists and turns until the last page”
“With an elegant and deft touch Nuala Ellwood has created a tale that is gripping, engrossing and surprising at every turn. I loved it.”
“Nuala Ellwood’s formidable debut thriller, My Sister’s Bones rivals The Girl on a Train as a compulsive read (and beats it for style).”