Since her husband walked out, Louise has made her son her world, supporting them both with her part-time job. But all that changes when she meets…
Young, successful and charming – Louise cannot believe a man like him would look at her twice let alone be attracted to her. But that all comes to a grinding halt when she meets his wife…
Beautiful, elegant and sweet – Louise's new friend seems perfect in every way. As she becomes obsessed by this flawless couple, entangled in the intricate web of their marriage, they each, in turn, reach out to her.
But only when she gets to know them both does she begin to see the cracks… Is David really the man she thought she knew and is Adele as vulnerable as she appears?
Just what terrible secrets are they both hiding and how far will they go to keep them?
'Bloody brilliant' Stephen King
‘Piledriver domestic thriller with pull-the-rug-out ending’ Ian Rankin (on Twitter)
‘A dark, electrifying page-turner with a corker of an ending’ Harlan Coben
‘This year’s must-read thriller’ Evening Standard
‘The most unsettling thriller of the year… Read it now before someone spoils the ending for you’ John Connolly
‘Everyone will be talking about this book’ Stylist
‘Masterful writing that crackles with tension, before detonating that ending’ Angela Clarke
‘One of the best endings to a book’ Prima
‘Just when you think you’ve nailed it, Pinborough pulls the rug out from underneath you’ Sam Baker
‘The ending's a shocker that makes you want to read the novel all over again’ Woman and Home