Happy Ever After (Paperback)C. C. MacDonald (author)
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A dream of a perfect family turns into a nightmare of deception and fear in this clever thriller exploring marital friction and dangerous obsessions. Gripping, chillingly plausible and fraught with suspense, Happy Ever After is a deeply satisfying piece of domestic noir.
She made one terrible mistake... and someone isn't going to let her forget it.
Naomi seems to have everything. A beautiful daughter, a gorgeous house, a perfect life.
Behind the scenes, though, she and her husband are drifting from one another and struggling to conceive their second child.
Then Naomi meets a parent at her daughter's nursery. Sean understands her, or so she thinks. Looking for a connection, for a friend, Naomi makes a terrible mistake.
Weeks later, when Naomi attempts to contact Sean, he has disappeared without a trace. But it becomes clear that someone else knows her secret. Someone who wants to make sure she never forgets what she did.
A twisting, addictive thriller about desire and deceit, perfect for fans of Apple Tree Yard, Blood Orange and Our House.
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 287 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm
'Happy Ever After is insanely gripping . . . it's slick, smart and so very human' - Cath Weeks, author of The Wife's Shadow
'A highly addictive thriller about blame and guilt with a satisfyingly shocking ending.' - Jo Jakeman, author of Sticks and Stones
'A dark and deeply satisfying slice of domestic noir' - C. L. Pattison, author of The Housemate
'This fresh, atmospheric thriller kept me gripped and kept me guessing; the plot shifts like quicksand under your feet' - Erin Kelly, author of He Said/She Said
'Excellent domestic noir, chillingly plausible. I was really caught up in the web of lies, and I loved the ending' - Jo Spain, author of Dirty Little Secrets
'An absorbing story, a bunch of unexpected twists, great writing. I totally lost myself in this book' - John Boyne, author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
'Sexy, chilling and wonderfully twisty' - Emily Koch, author of If I Die Before I Wake
'Clever, perceptive...explores obsession, marital discord...the final twist chills' - Literary Review
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