Lorna Dounaeva is a quirky British crime writer who once challenged a flamenco troupe to a dance-off. She is a politics graduate and worked for the British Home Office for a number of years. Her debut novel, FRY, is a psychological thriller which combines romantic suspense with an intriguing crime mystery that will keep you guessing until the very last page. Her influences include Single White Female, The Girl with The Dragon Tattoo, The Exorcist and American Psycho. She has 3 children who keep her busy wiping food off the ceiling and removing mints from USB sockets.
Tea shop owner Sapphire Butterworth is the girl they all want to be, so it comes as no surprise when she is chosen to preside over the town’s May Day festivities. But trouble brews when dark secrets from her past come spilling out and she disappears in the midst of the parade.
She acts like she’s your new best friend, but is she really a deadly enemy?
When Isabel nearly runs over mysterious Alicia, she is filled with guilt. She helps Alicia get a job at the supermarket where she works and soon, Alicia is acting like her new best friend. Then fires break out all over town and she suspects Alicia knows more than she's letting on but it’s Isabel the police suspect.