Paperback, nieuw, eerste druk 13 september 2022, Watkins Media Limited
* Met auteurs brief!
What can you do when you're reeling from trauma but you've tried it all? Counselling, yoga, pills, meditation, art, healthy living... none of it makes a dent. What's left? Magpie is out of ideas. She's desperate enough to try anything. Just when she thinks her life can get no worse, she discovers herself, or rather her own dead body, partially buried in the mudbank of a river. A man stands by, a familiar stranger. What does he want? And why can't she remember getting here? Why can't she remember anything? Unbeknownst to her, two pairs of eyes watch from behind an observation screen, in a room filled with computers and sensors. An experiment is unfolding, but is Magpie the subject, or practitioner? Reality becomes a slippery concept. And beyond the glass is something worse still: a hint of an outline, shaped in darkness... Magpie realises all too soon that her journey has transformed from healing to survival. She must become the hunter rather than the hunted, with her missing memories the prey.
**Content Warnings** suicidal ideation ; post-natal depression; implied acts of violence towards a child; birth scene