The Ice Cream Girls

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Grand Central Publishing, Apr 24, 2012 - Fiction - 448 pages
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As teenagers Poppy Carlisle and Serena Gorringe were the only witnesses to a high-profile murder. Amid heated public debate, the two seemingly glamorous teens were dubbed "The Ice Cream Girls" by the press and were dealt with by the courts-Poppy headed to prison after being convicted for murder and Serena was set free.

Years later, after having led very different lives, Poppy is keen to set the record straight about what really happened. The only problem is she has no one to turn to and no clue where to begin her hunt for Serena.

Meanwhile, Serena is married with children and wants no one in her present to find out about her past. Constantly looking over her shoulder, Serena knows she should come clean to her husband, however, she can't seem to find the words.

With Poppy determined to salvage what's left of her reputation, Serena may not have a choice in reopening a can of worms that may threaten both their lives...again.

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A book about two girls, at 15, charmed by a school teacher, and involved in a relationship with him for two years, emotionally and physically abused. When he ends up dead, both girls think the other ... Read full review

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Chilling and frightening. Made me clutch my kids to me more. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Dorothy Koomson wrote her first (unpublished) novel when she was 13 - and has been making up stories ever since. As a journalist she has written for several publications including The Guardian, New Woman and Cosmo. Her seven novels have all spent several weeks on the bestseller lists and have been translated into 28 languages across the world.

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