'A spine-tingling story of the secrets we choose to keep.' 
- Mail on Sunday

'Intrigue, suspense and a unique story. The author is annoyingly talented and I devoured this book in a day.' 
- The Sun

'Forbidden love. A serial killer on the loose. A huge moral dilemma... Bid your to-do list goodbye because you're not going to be able to put it down.' 
- Sunday Telegraph, Stella Magazine

'The plot rattles along with plenty of red herrings... until the killer twist.' 
- Daily Mail

'Assured and intriguing... with a slight Broadchurch feel.' 
- Sunday Herald

Haunting and complex… A satisfying mystery as well as a complex portrait of the effects of emotional trauma and mental illness.”
– Kirkus Reviews

'A beautifully complex story about coming of age and learning what really matters.' 
- For The Love Of Books

'A clever first book by a remarkable new voice. Laura Powell has all the makings of becoming one of modern literature's greats.' 
- Sogo Magazine

'The Unforgotten has all the classic page-turner ingredients.'
- Emerald Street, Stylist

'In her thoroughly satisfying and suspenseful debut, Powell offers a twisty, dark murder mystery that is as much about taboos and secrets as it is a whodunit... The final twist will catch many readers unaware, as will the surprising emotional heft.'
- Publishers Weekly


'Visceral and unsettling... A smart and gripping debut that saves its best for last'
- Chris Cleave, #1 New York Times bestselling novelist

'A quirky, vivid, original writer.' 
- Maggie Gee OBE, novelist

'An eerie and sorrowful tale, beautifully-told: a hugely impressive debut.' 
- Joanna Kavenna, novelist

'Gripping from the first page, this is a remarkable debut. I highly recommend it.' 
- Katie Fforde, novelist