It's a beautiful summer's morning. Naomi Wechsler is at home, waiting for her husband, Rick, and their seven-year-old daughter, Dahlia, to return home from their shopping trip. Naomi takes a shower, potters round the house, waters the garden, and wonders, idly, what's taking them so long. Then the telephone rings. It's not Rick. It's the hospital. The very worst has happened. In a minor run-in with a SUV, Dahlia is pitched forward, and breaks her neck. Rick speeds to the hospital but by the time he arrives, it's too late. ...

In Dahlia's Wake 2006, Arrow Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780099429227

Mass-market paperback

In Dahlia's Wake 2005, Doubleday Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780385503624