Liam and Adam arrive at their grandparents’ caravan site like any pair of young cousins: mischievous and fascinated by mystery and adventure.
But when the disappearance of their dog leads to a terrifying discovery deep in the nearby woods, Liam and Adam are plunged into a very adult world of secrecy and suspicion. As the story twists and turns towards a shocking conclusion, the secrets of the seemingly sleepy community begin to unravel…
What We Saw is a touching and thrilling British mystery novel with elements of comedy, friendship, fear and loss. It poses the ultimate question: if you stumbled upon a shocking discovery as a child, how would you react?
Praise for What We Saw:
“A hundred-percent up-to-date… reinventing the mystery novel for a new generation.” – Andrew Toynbee, author of A Construct of Angels.
“Powerful… an impressive first novel for Casey – a writer to keep an eye on.” – James Parsons, author of The Astrologers.
“The writing is clean, the imagery vibrantly descriptive, and the story, though fictional, carries realistic emotion that hits the core of the reader.” – Leanne Sype
“Fabulous writing and fabulous characters coupled with an awesome plot make for one amazing novel.” - Liz Terek
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What We Saw cover designed by Lloyd Lelina - © Ryan Casey 2012