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Nothing Can Hurt You

Nicola Maye Goldberg

'Gripping, sharp and sultry' PANDORA SYKES

'I read this in one sitting. Fascinating and unique' BELLA MACKIE

'Superbly unsettling' GUARDIAN

'A gothic Olive Kitteridge mixed with Gillian Flynn' VOGUE

On a cold day in 1997, student Sara Morgan was killed in the woods surrounding her liberal arts college in upstate New York. When suspicion falls on the person closest to her – her boyfriend, Blake – the case comes to haunt the friends, family and acquaintances of the couple in strange and unexpected ways. Some look for answers, while others are set on retribution; from the young woman who discovers the body to Sara's half-sister who, years later, seeks out her own form of justice.

A propulsive, taut tale of obsession and voyeurism, Nothing Can Hurt You pieces together a chorus of unforgettable voices to explore the far-reaching consequences of one single act of violence.


Nicola Maye Goldberg is the author of Other Women (Sad Spell Press, 2016) and The Doll Factory (Dancing Girl Press, 2017). She lives in New York City. Her forthcoming literary thriller, Nothing Can Hurt You will be published by Bloomsbury in June 2020.

Category:  Fiction
ISBN:  9781526619471
Publisher:  Bloomsbury Publishing
On sale:  August 2021
List price:  R235
Format:  Paperback
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