The Perfect Father (Paperback)Charlotte Duckworth (author)
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'Compulsively readable and with an ending you will not see coming' WOMAN & HOME
'A real thrill ride' HEAT
'The perfect read. Surprising and original' LESLEY KARA
'Masterful . . . a great twist' HARRIET TYCE
THE PERFECT HUSBAND . . .
After a difficult pregnancy, Esther is grateful that her husband Robin offers to put his career on hold so that she can return to the job she loves.
But Esther finds leaving her daughter Riley behind more challenging than she'd thought. And soon the new imbalance in her relationship with Robin brings old tensions to the surface.
OR A PERFECT LIE?
Then one day Esther arrives home from work to find Robin and Riley are missing. As the police investigate their disappearance, it becomes clear that nothing about this modern-day family is what it seems...
Is Robin the perfect father everyone thinks he is? Or was it all a perfect lie?
'Doctor Foster meets Gone Girl' BP WALTER
'A real thriller of a ride with a twist I did NOT see coming' NIKKI SMITH
'An emotional and intelligently written thriller' ELISABETH CARPENTER
'Had me hooked from the first page' RUTH HEALD
'Realistic, gripping, emotional and distinctive' NICOLA MOSTYN
'Unpredictable, tense and engrossing' REBECCA FLEET
'I love Charlotte's dark, messy takes on modern relationships' CLAIRE MCGOWAN
'Fresh, thrilling and packed with unstoppable tension' LAUREN NORTH
READERS ARE LOVING THE PERFECT FATHER
'Deceit, ambition, suspense and betrayal: this book has it all' *****
'Gripping and nuanced' *****
'Totally twisty, dramatic and addictive' *****
'The best thriller I have read this year' *****
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 26 mm
A real thrill ride * Heat *
The Perfect Father is the perfect read. Such a clever book. Surprising and original * Lesley Kara *
I sped through it. Masterful handling of timelines and a great twist - very much enjoyed * Harriet Tyce *
I absolutely loved The Perfect Father! A real thriller of a ride with a twist I did NOT see coming * Nikki Smith *
Unpredictable, tense and engrossing, The Perfect Father will challenge your perceptions of parenthood and keep you hooked from the first page to the last * Rebecca Fleet *
Modern, smart and fast-paced, this thriller had me hooked from the first page * Ruth Heald *
I love Charlotte's dark, messy takes on modern relationships, and this is no exception * Claire McGowan *
I loved this book. The Perfect Father is an emotional and intelligently written thriller. The twists are so expertly woven in, that at times I had to pause to let them sink in. Highly recommended * Elisabeth Carpenter *
Doctor Foster meets Gone Girl. Tense, twisty and deeply unsettling * BP Walter *
I absolutely LOVED The Perfect Father! Such realistic, well drawn characters, gripping emotional plot twists (that also feel rooted in reality) and a really distinctive story style * Nicola Mostyn *
Abandoned my responsibilities to finish The Perfect Father today. Such a cleverly woven, timely thriller that covers a number of complex themes without ever dropping the pace * Amy Heydenrych *
An unputdownable thriller! The Perfect Father is fresh, thrilling and packed with unstoppable tension. I will be raving about this book for ages * Lauren North *
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“Highly recommend - thrilling!”
This is the first book by Charlotte Duckworth that I’ve read and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I have seen some mixed reviews, but mine is definitely a positive. Multiple character perspectives - tick. Timeline changes -... More
“A Suspenseful Read”
Robin is driving when he sends his wife, Esther a text message saying "Sorry". He ha their two year old daughter, Riley in the car with him. Esther is determined to find them.
There's small clues that... More
“The perfect exploration of toxic masculinity”
“The Perfect Father” is another stand out psychological thriller from Charlotte Duckworth. Containing her trademark blend of social critique and gobsmacking twists, this novel is extremely hard to put down!
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