On a bright November day in 1963, President John F. Kennedy is assassinated and writer Nell Benjamin receives a phonecall that overturns the world as she knows it. In the shocking aftermath, whilst America mourns, Nell must come to terms with both a tragedy and a betrayal that shatters every illusion of the man she thought she knew better than anyone else.
Set amid the secrecy and tension of the Cold War, The Unwitting is a thrilling novel about the lies we tell, the secrets we keep and the power of both truth and love.
'Masterful, unforgettable . . . A captivating work of storytelling that will keep you up late at night, The Unwitting is a timely, must-read novel that reminds us the past continues to haunt.' Ann Weisgarber, author of The Promise