We Are All the Same in the Dark

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The discovery of a girl abandoned by the side of the road threatens to unearth the long-buried secrets of a Texas town’s legendary cold case Ten years ago Trumanell Branson disappeared, the only clue she leaves behind a bloody handprint. Her pretty face still hangs like a watchful queen from the posters on the walls of the town’s church, police station and high school. They all promise the same thing: We Will Find You. Meanwhile, her brother, Wyatt, lives as a pariah in the old family house, cleared of any involvement by the police but tried and sentenced in the court of public opinion and now in a sensational TV documentary about the crime. So when Wyatt finds a lost girl dumped in a field of dandelions, he believes she is a sign, someone to lead him to his sister and finally clear his name. Instead she leads him to young police officer Odette Tucker.

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‘Gorgeous writing, interesting characters, a unique setting, and an unsettling, surprising mystery. We Are All the Same in the Dark has it all’ Amy Engel, bestselling author of The Familiar Dark

Ten years ago, homecoming queen Trumanell Branson vanished.
Her farewell message?
A bloody handprint left on a wall.
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Back then, the police cleared her brother Wyatt of any crime. But now a TV documentary has judged otherwise. And old suspicions are reignited.

Yet when Wyatt finds a lost girl wandering a lonely highway, he convinces himself she’s a sign. Someone to lead him to his sister. To clear his name.

Watching him is police officer Odette Tucker. She’s got history with the Branson family. And she knows they must tread carefully.

Odette is determined to solve both cases, but will digging into this town’s deeply buried secrets do more harm than good?

And what will happen when the shocking truth is finally exposed?

We Are All the Same in the Dark is the nail-biting thriller from the Sunday Times bestselling author, perfect for anyone obsessed with HBO’s Mare of Easttown.
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‘One of my favorite reads of the year. The twisty plot and unexpected revelations propelled me through the pages of this spine-chilling novel . . . Absolutely mesmerizing’ Heather Gudenkauf, New York Times bestselling author of The Weight of Silence

READERS LOVE WE ARE ALL THE SAME IN THE DARK:

‘What a phenomenal book. The author doesn’t just give you a mystery to solve but a mesmerizing story with people who get into your soul. Poetic, gut-wrenching, suspenseful’ 5***** Reader Review

‘This story sucked me in and spit me out. Captivating, suspenseful and heart-wrenching. The characters grab you and don’t let go‘ 5***** Reader Review

‘Julia does it again! Brilliant, extraordinary, captivating. The excitability of this book pulls you into each page right along with Odette to solve the mystery. This is a must read‘ 5***** Reader Review

‘I devoured every page. A disturbing, sad and moving mystery’
5***** Reader Review

‘Captivating from start to finish’
5***** Reader Review

‘A fantastic psychological thriller. Julia knows how to write disturbing characters that will have you questioning their motives and capabilities right up until the end’
5***** Reader Review

Praise for Julia Heaberlin

‘A thriller to make you remember why you love thrillers’ Observer

‘Gripping’
The Times

‘Breathtakingly, heart-stoppingly brilliant’ Sophie Hannah

‘Wonderful . . . creepy . . . a work of art’ Sunday Express

‘Strong characterisation, haunting images, a wonderful sense of place . . . well worth the read’
Guardian

Additional information

Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

420

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

813.6 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K