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The latest unputdownable thriller from queen of the one-sit read Shari Lapena, the No. 1 Sunday Times bestselling author of THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR.

‘A masterful whodunnit, perfectly paced and expertly plotted, that had me guessing all the way through. Like Desperate Housewives with bite. I loved it and couldn't put it down.’ C L Taylor

The gripping new thriller from the No. 1 bestselling author of The Couple Next Door.

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It can be hard keeping secrets in a tight-knit neighbourhood.

In a tranquil, leafy suburb of ordinary streets – one where everyone is polite and friendly – an anonymous note has been left at some of the houses.

I’m so sorry. My son has been getting into people’s houses. He’s broken into yours.

Who is this boy, and what might he have uncovered? As whispers start to circulate, suspicion mounts.

And when a missing local woman is found murdered, the tension reaches breaking point. Who killed her? Who knows more than they’re telling? And how far will all these very nice people go to protect their secrets?

Maybe you don’t know your neighbour as well as you thought you did . . .

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'Shari Lapena just gets better and better' Cara Hunter

Readers love Shari Lapena:

'Twist on twist on twist on twist.'

'Fantastic book, from the first page I was hooked, couldn't put it down!'

'The atmosphere that Lapena creates only adds to the amazing plot.'

'An excellent atmospheric thriller, full of intrigue and suspense.'

'I was reading with my mouth open as I raced towards the final page.'

'I read it in one sitting, as I simply could not put it down.'

'An incredibly gripping read.'

Reviews

One neighbourhood, four couples, an amateur burglar and one dead body – this is a masterful whodunnit, perfectly paced and expertly plotted, that had me guessing all the way through. Like Desperate Housewives with bite. I loved it and couldn't put it down.

C. L. Taylor

Shari Lapena just gets better and better.

Cara Hunter

Exactly what I love in a book: a small cast, an intricate plot worthy of Agatha Christie, with characters who stay in my mind long after the novel has finished. As for her writing – it was just perfect, as though Anne Tyler had written a thriller. No greater compliment can be given!

Mary Torjussen

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Formats & editions

  • Trade Paperback

    9781787630253

    August 6, 2019

    Bantam Press

    320 pages

    RRP $32.99

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  • Hardback

    9781787632134

    July 25, 2019

    Bantam Press

    320 pages

    RRP $32.99

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    • Amazon
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Dymocks
    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    • The Nile
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • Audio Download

    9781473564961

    July 25, 2019

    Transworld Digital

    RRP $32.99

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