Book Spotlight: Blindsided

Welcome to the tour for Blindsided, the first novella in a duet by Marguerite Ashton. The second book, Trapped is now available as well. Read on for more details!


Blindsided (The Forgotten Daughter Series #1)

Publication Date: July 26, 2022

Genre: YA Thriller/ Mature YA/ Mature Themes

Diagnosed with depression, Lexi Archer prefers to continue outpatient treatment. But someone else has other plans.

BlindSided tells the story of Lexi Archer, an eighteen-year-old woman who wakes up in a hospital bed, handcuffed to the rail, and realizes she doesn’t remember what happened the night before.
After being released from the hospital, Lexi’s transferred to the Milwaukee County Jail, where she’s informed about her pending charges for first-degree murder.
Intent on proving she’s innocent, Lexi places a phone call to her stepsister asking for her help. As Lexi gets closer to the truth, she unravels ugly secrets about her dead mother that will change her life forever.

CW: Mental Illness/ Abuse/ Dark Themes

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About the Author


When Marguerite Ashton was in her twenties, she took up acting but realized she preferred to work behind the camera, writing crime fiction. A few years later, she married an IT Geek and settled down with her role as wife, mom, and writer!

Her blog, Criminal Lines: Settled Writer Past 40 is her outlet while building dollhouses and plotting out her next book.

Marguerite lives in Wisconsin and enjoys RVing.

Marguerite Ashton

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