Little Disasters (Paperback)Sarah Vaughan (author)
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A mysterious injury threatens to unravel the seemingly perfect image of a stay-at-home mother in this compelling and intelligent psychological thriller.
Waterstones Thriller of the Month for March 2021
You think you know her...
But look a little closer.
She is a stay-at-home mother of three with boundless reserves of patience, energy and love. After being friends for a decade, this is how Liz sees Jess
Then one moment changes everything.
Dark thoughts and carefully guarded secrets surface - and Liz is left questioning everything she thought she knew about her friend, and about herself.
From the bestselling author of Anatomy of a Scandal - a new thought-provoking novel exploring the complexity of motherhood and all that connects and disconnects us.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Number of pages: 432
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 26 mm
‘Shocking, impossible to look away.’ - The Observer
‘Vaughan combines a convincing plot with a perceptive handling of difficult issues around modern female friendships and postnatal depression.’ - The Mail
'Each character is brilliantly drawn, and the book delivers surprise after surprise' - Claire Fuller, author of Bitter Orange
'Absolutely brilliant; an emotionally devastating story, brave and honest' - Emma Curtis, author of One Little Mistake
'Compelling, beautifully written, so perceptive and emotionally devastating. Like Anatomy of a Scandal, it feels like an important book as well as a brilliant read' - Lucy Foley, author of The Hunting Party
'Sarah Vaughan turns her pin-sharp attentions to the blame game that is early parenthood, raising the stakes to truly fearful levels. This tense, absorbing read will have parents - in fact, all readers - turning the pages deep into the night' -- Louise Candlish, author of Those People
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“Mothers, friends and the mistakes in between”
A compulsive story that flies over the pages and embraces motherhood and friendship, Little Disasters opens the door on the conflicted emotions and agony of a mother in crisis.
Friends since their first babies,... More
“Highly recommended for fans of domestic noir psychological thrillers.”
I loved Anatomy of a Scandal, and Little Disasters is another great thriller from Sarah Vaughan. The novel tells the story of Liz, a paediatrician and mother of two, and Jess, a woman who is struggling to cope... More
What a good read
Captivating with realistic characters
and a believable plot
looking at parenting and the pressures of everyday trails and tribulations
with plenty of twists, turns and red herrings.
Thank you... More
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