Be careful what you wish for.
She wanted to be famous. But not like this.
Ellen Gibson always dreamed of being a star. At a young age those dreams were shattered.
Discovering she holds the winning ticket in a 55-million Powerball jackpot, Ellen sees it as her
opportunity to be in the limelight. But at what cost?
Detective India Hargreaves and her small team are called in to investigate the disappearance of five-year-old Joshua Gibson, but the investigation is taken over by the big guns from Police Headquarters when it turns out to be a kidnapping.
When the media and the lead investigator suspect Ellen of being behind the kidnapping, her fame
disintegrates into a nightmare and she seems powerless to stop events spiralling out of control …
About the Author
L.E. Luttrell was born in Sydney, Australia and spent the first 21 years of her life there before moving
to the UK.
After working in publishing for a few years she trained as a teacher and from the 90s spent many years working in secondary education, although she’s had numerous other part time jobs. A frustrated architect, L.E. Luttrell has spent much of her adult life moving house and renovating properties. Although she has written many more ‘books’, Small Sacrifices, is only the third of her books to be published. More will follow.
She currently lives in Liverpool, Merseyside – although if it hadn’t been for Covid 19 she would have
been with family in Brisbane, Queensland.
This is a shocking and gripping thriller set in Australia where one family’s immense good luck leads to tragedy and heartbreak.
Winning the lottery changes lives, but in this case for the worst as five year old Josh is kidnapped from the back garden and held for ransom.
DI India Hargreaves is determined to get him back safely but circumstances aren’t always in her control and what really happened won’t come out for years.
I couldn’t put this down, it was so compellingly written, I wanted the same answers as India, and it isn’t until the very end that this terrible tale is unravelled.
*I was kindly gifted a copy of this book in exchange for taking part in the blog tour but all opinions remain my own.