The Child, the new book by the bestsellin author Fiona Barton!

As an old house is demolished in a gentrifying section of London, a workman discovers a tiny skeleton, buried for years. For journalist Kate Waters, it’s a story that deserves attention. She cobbles together a piece for her newspaper, but she can only pose a question. Who is the Building Site Baby?

As Kate investigates, she unearths connections to a crime that rocked the city decades earlier. A newborn baby was stolen from the maternity ward and was never found. Her heartbroken parents were left devastated by the loss.

But there is more to the story, and Kate is drawn into the pasts of the people who once lived in this neighborhood. And she soon finds herself the keeper of unexpected secrets that erupt in the lives of three women. And torn between what she can and cannot tell…