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Summary

A brand-new psychological thriller from the best-selling author of The Bridesmaid and The Daughter in Law.

In the quiet village of Helesbury, Miranda Wallace prides herself on being the most popular member of her small social circle; the perfect friend, the best mum - the queen bee.

Until one day, Verity arrives. Cool and indifferent, Verity is everything Miranda isn’t, but she threatens to shatter Miranda’s picture-perfect life.

Suddenly plagued with insecurities, Miranda is certain Verity is hiding something. And Miranda knows all about secrets and the damage they can cause, because she’s hiding some of her own.

So when Verity threatens to reveal the truth about Miranda and destroy the perfect life she’s built, Miranda knows she has to act to protect the people she loves - even if the results are deadly.

©2022 Nina Manning (P)2022 Boldwood Books

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Enjoyable easy listen

I haven't recently read the reviews on this book. I remember when deciding to buy this Audible Book that a few reviews were rather negative. Although this was not a full on thriller, it kept me engrossed, as I was eager to find out the ending. I tried to guess what the final twist would be. I could not quite guess it correctly, which pleased me as normally I work out plots very easily. Possibly due to all the Audible Books I have bought and other Books I have read. Which amounts to a lot. This was narrated very well. Once you have listened to a few chapters it does pull you into the storyline and again although not a complicated novel it was very enjoyable and I felt that I had to know the ending. So if you fancy an interesting cosy book with a twist right at the end. This is a good listen you will enjoy.

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Gripping

Very well built up and good story, was a bit disappointed at the ending but it worked.

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  • SB
  • 26-01-22

Snoozefest

This is pretty boring. Nothing happens, just middle aged women acting like middle schoolers. The author keeps alluding to a mysterious traumatic past event, but does little to move the plot along towards revealing the secret. It is hard to care about any of it. The main character's needy whining is exhausting. The whole thing is a bit of a mess and a pointless read.

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  • lisa
  • 29-01-22

great friendship story

Like the other review there is no big moment in the book but there is somewhat of a mystery. I thoroughly enjoy books about a group of female friends so for me this was perfect!