The Crime Writers' Association

John Creasey (New Blood) 2020

Robin Morgan-Bentley
The Wreckage
shortlisted
Orion/Trapeze

Amazon

Ben is driving to the school where he works. Then a man jumps in front of Ben’s car, turning the teacher’s world upside down in a single horrifying instant. Wracked with guilt and desperate to clear his conscience, he develops a friendship with Alice, the dead man’s wife, and her 7-year-old son Max. But as he tries to escape the trauma, could he go too far in trying to make amends? How would you cope, knowing you’d caused someone’s death? And are the dynamics of this friendship exactly what they seem?