Publication Date 01.04.21
Helen has it all...
Daniel is the perfect husband.
Rory is the perfect brother.
Serena is the perfect sister-in-law.
And Rachel? Rachel is the perfect nightmare.
When Helen, finally pregnant after years of tragedy, attends her first antenatal class, she is expecting her loving architect husband to arrive soon after, along with her confident, charming brother Rory and his pregnant wife, the effortlessly beautiful Serena. What she is not expecting is Rachel.
Extroverted, brash, unsettling single mother-to-be Rachel, who just wants to be Helen's friend. Who just wants to get know Helen and her friends and her family. Who just wants to know everything about them. Every little secret.
Five Star Review
A tense thriller that kept me guessing throughout.
From the moment Helen meets Rachel there is an atmosphere of unease. You feel there is something not quite right about the friendship but you can't figure out what. That unease increases as the story unfolds and you feel uncomfortable for Helen. But I also felt very worried for Rachel. What is she after? And is Helen safe? Such a creepy claustrophobic feeling.
Then wham you are hit with some big twists and turns and your head spins. What is the truth here?
And what are the links to the past? Everyone becomes a suspect and the plot becomes tense and exciting. I raced to the end unravel the reveal. And it all came together beautifully.
The writing was so well crafted I felt that I was watching a film rather than reading a book. The settings were described so beautifully and the characters so realistic. A fabulous debut which most surely will be dramatised soon for television.
A complex thrilling ride that makes perfect sense on the last page.