‘This compelling story… reveals the secrets of a group of women whose pasts are strangely connected.’
The Best New Fiction
The Other Mrs Walker
Margaret Penny is at the end of her emotional tether when she heads home to the scratchy solace of her elderly mum’s flat. Things take a turn for the mysterious when she’s employed by the Office for Lost People, tasked with discovering the identity of a dead woman, Mrs Walker. This compelling story, set from 1921 to 2011, reveals the secrets of a group of women whose pasts are strangely connected.