"From the first time I saw them together I knew it felt wrong. I didn't like the way he touched her or the self-conscious way he played with Molly and Luke. Joanne saw none of it of course. So I did it to prove to her that she was wrong. I did it for us."
Emily's instincts tell her that best friend Joanne's new boyfriend is bad news. Emily fears for Joanne's children. But Joanna won't listen because she's in love. So Emily watches, and waits... and then she makes a choice.
But Emily has a past, and secrets too. And is she really as good a friend to Joanne as she claims?
UK & Commonwealth: Little, Brown
"Her plots are deceptively simple, yet describe the frailties of the human heart with rare skill." Daily Mail
"Alison Bruce is fascinating. Her imagination is always unpredictable and her writing is challenging and compelling." Sophie Hannah, author of Did You See Melody?
"A wonderful standalone from Alison Bruce whose DC Gary Goodhew novels have built her a reputation as a master of her craft. I Did It For Us held me from the off. It's compelling, slickly plotted and brilliantly written." Amanda Jennings, author of In Her Wake
"The final twist is a corker that I did not see coming... Alison Bruce is better known for her police procedurals, but on this showing, she's every bit as skilled and creative when she turns her hand to a psychological thriller." Mystery People