THE SACRIFICIAL MAN by Ruth Dugdall


What I want to say is that suicide is my choice. No-one else is to blame. Man seeks beautiful woman for the journey of a lifetime: Will you help me to die?


When Probation Officer Cate Austin is given her new assignment, she faces the highest-profile case of her career. Alice Mariani is charged with assisted suicide and Cate must recommend a sentence.


Alice insists her story is one of misinterpreted love, forcing those around her to analyse their own lives. Who is to decide what is normal and when does loyalty turn to obsession?


Investigating the loophole that lies between murder and euthanasia, Cate must now meet the woman who agreed to comply with her lover's final request. Shocking revelations expose bitter truths that can no longer be ignored.

FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER THE WOMAN BEFORE ME


'Utterly chilling and enthralling from the first line to the last.' Karen Maitland


'An absolute tour de force that left me thinking for days' Alex Marwood


'Gripping, original, authentic and, in the final few pages, utterly heartbreaking.' Erin Kelly

ISBN (Paperback): 9781789550870 ISBN (Ebook): 9781789550887
Published: 29th November
 2019

Price: £8.99 (Paperback) £4.99 (Ebook)
Extent: 272 pages
Format: 198x129mm
Markets: World 
Translation rights: Yes
Rights sold: US, Germany, Aus, Audio, 

Ruth worked as a Probation Officer for almost a decade, working in high security prisons with numerous high-risk criminals. Her writing is heavily influenced by her professional background, providing authenticity and credibility. 


Twitter: @RuthDugdall

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