Moving and suspenseful, Lisa Ballantyne's "The Guilty One" is a psychological thriller about the darkness in each of us. It explores how we are all tied to our pasts and what it means to be guilty.
Solicitor Daniel Hunter is called to defend eleven-year-old Sebastian, who has been charged with the murder of a young boy on a London playground. While examining Sebastian's life in order to save it, Daniel can t help but be transported to his own difficult youth spent in foster care a time when the one he trusted the most was the one who betrayed him.
Emotionally wrought, and with an abundance of twists and turns, "The Guilty One" is a character-driven novel of suspense that explores the true nature of guilt.