Cuckoo (Paperback)Julia Crouch (author)
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CUCKOO by Julia Crouch is the original psychological thriller: a dark, deliciously unsettling drama in the vein of I LET YOU GO, THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR and THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN.
'Brilliant... truly chilling' Sophie Hannah
Rose has it all - the gorgeous children, the husband, the beautiful home. But then her best friend Polly comes to stay.
Very soon, Rose's cosy world starts to fall apart at the seams - her baby falls dangerously ill, her husband is distracted - is Polly behind it all?
It appears that once you invite Polly into your home, it's very difficult to get her out again...
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 299 g
Dimensions: 201 x 154 x 29 mm
'Very enjoyable; expertly paced and very cleverly ambiguous' * Telegraph *
'A tale of slow-burning suspense...Crouch deftly avoids the obvious and builds up a very convincing air of menace in her extremely well-described portrait of family life becoming frayed at the edges with fatal results' * Daily Mail *
'A brilliant debut novel...A totally compelling new novel about a woman who helps her best friend after she experiences a tragedy in her life...Gripping stuff...Cuckoo is a riveting and spooky story that keeps your eyes locked in the page and leaves you feeling shaken and out of sorts' * Heat *
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