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‘Totally addictive, twisty and unputdownable with one of the most unforgettable villains in recent thrillers.’ Erin Kelly, bestselling author of He Said, She Said
I need the two men sitting on the other side of the interview table to trust me. My family’s happiness is riding on my getting this job. I smile, knowing that first impressions are key. There’s no link between having a friendly face and being trustworthy, but humans are built to think there is. Even us doctors, who should know better.
If only I could keep my past secret from these men, but they’ll have read about me in the papers – the court case, the threats, the lies that were told. But what’s important now are my son and daughter: a new house, new school, a new start away from the city. Away from my ex, my old job… and the scandal that nearly ruined me.
What I don’t know yet is that if I convince them to hire me, I’ll be putting my children in terrible danger. I’m trying to make things right, but this is when it starts to go wrong.
And when one of my precious children goes missing, I’ll realise that the nightmare is far from over. In spite of everything I’ve gone through, I will fail to recognise the evils a friendly face can hide. Sometimes it’s the people who want to be closest to you that you should be most afraid of. They’re the ones who know your secrets. Who want to make you pay.
Utterly twisty and completely unputdownable. This insanely gripping page-turner from bestselling author Lucy Dawson is perfect for anyone who tore through Friend Request, Gone Girl or My Lovely Wife.
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What readers are saying about Lucy Dawson:
‘Omg this book was soooo good. I couldn't put it down… It was such a shocking twist at the end. All the revelations that came to light at the end were fantastic. This book had everything.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘Wow, wow, wow, wow, wow, what a book!… grabs you from the very beginning and doesn't let you go until the very last page… An absolutely fabulous, nail-biting thriller!!' Stardust Book Reviews, 5 stars
‘I flew through it. It's a hold your breath, race to the end, one-sitting read. Delicious twists!’ Jo Spain, bestselling author of The Confession
‘Oh MY, OHH MY! WOW, this was soo INTENSE!!… This riveting story will definitely have you reading until the small hours.’ Goodreads reviewer
‘I read it in 24 hours, could not put it down. I could not have foreseen the ending in a million years.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘Wow! I loved it! Just brilliant. I was totally wrong-footed and I did not see that twist coming at all… Absolute belter!’ SJI Holliday, 5 stars
‘WOW, what a fantastic book!!!… This is hands down the best suspenseful psychological thriller I have ever read… You seriously need to read this book. You will love it.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars