Lapse, by Sarah Thornton, draws on her experience as a corporate lawyer to create a web of secrets and lies.

By Anna Creer
Updated July 1 2021 - 4:20pm, first published August 23 2019 - 2:00pm

In 2016, having been awarded Australian Corporate Lawyer of the year, Sarah Thornton, according to her author profile "cast off the lines to her law career . . .[and] now lives with her husband aboard a 43 foot sailing catamaran, exploring this most magnificent blue planet and chasing an endless summer".