In a press release today, ITV announced the network had commissioned a two-part television adaptation of Sophie Hannah's third novel of psychological suspense, A Point of Rescue, which was published as The Wrong Mother in the US.
Point of Rescue (working title) will star Olivia Williams as DS Charlie Zailer and Darren Boyd as DC Simon Waterhouse, investigating the deaths of a mother and her five-year-old daughter. Another woman, Sally, the mother of two young children, hears of the news and realizes the dead woman's husband is the same man Sally had an illicit affair with last year. Is the man a killer -- and should she be concerned about her family's safety?
Read the first chapters of The Wrong Mother below.