Touted as one of the best debut literary thrillers in recent years, Before I Go to Sleep is a compelling, fast-paced psychological thriller in which an amnesiac who, following a mysterious accident, cannot remember her past or form new memories. At the heart of this intriguing new novel lies the question “How can anyone function when they can't even trust themselves?”
Helen Simonson's Major Pettigrew is a fresh voice in literature today -- an ordinary man, living an ordinary life, with sadness and sensitivity, but with neither a trace of machismo or over-sentimentality.
Anny Butler works for social service and meets doctor Lewis Aiken when she brings a child to visit him. They get married and she now belongs to a group of his friends called the Scrubs. They meet at a beach house on Sullivan's Island. Bad things start to happen like a hurricane, flood and then deaths. The leader seems to be Camilla Curry. They had vowed to grow old together and always live with each other to care for each other.