It is 1962 in a pit village in County Durham. Everyone looks backwards towards the traditions of the past. Gloria the hair stylist is a modern woman, but when her young cousin finds her body floating in a pond, the village is revealed to be concealing a depth of secrets.

Blink 2002, Pan Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780330392839

New edition

Mass-market paperback

Blink 2002, ISIS Audio Books, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780753114599

Audiobook cassette

Blink 2001, Macmillan, London

ISBN-13: 9780333902189