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Paperback 560 Pages / Published: 18/08/2011
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A gripping exploration of life behind closed doors from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Good Girl and The BetrayalsNanny required to take care of needs of busy professional London familyWhen penniless student Ali Sparrow answers Bryony and Nick Skinner's advertisement her life changes overnight.She is catapulted into the privileged and excessive world of London's financial elite. At first everything is overwhelming - from twins who speak their own language to a teenage girl with weight issues and a son almost her own age. Then there is Bryony, who has one eye on her dazzling career and the other on Ali's failings.When boom turns to bust and a scandal erupts that suggests something corrupt has been hatched behind the Skinners' front door, their private life is suddenly public news. And as Ali becomes indispensible, she realizes she's witness to things she probably shouldn't see.But is she principled enough to keep the family's secrets when the press come prowling for the inside scoop? Or will she dish the dirt on the family who never saw her as anything other than part of the scenery?

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780241952559
Number of pages: 560
Weight: 383 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 33 mm


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So well-written, with such believable and engaging characters, it was an absolute joy to read * Daily Mail *
Packed with observations of wince-making accuracy . . . Superb entertainment * The Times *
Neill's characters are so cleverly depicted, you feel as if you've met at least one of them before * Vogue *
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Vivid and insightful * Guardian *
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Topical, tense and addictive * Good Housekeeping *
No one writes about modern family with more truth and authenticity -- Lisa Jewell
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Sometimes touching, sometimes shocking * Daily Mail *
Raises all kinds of contemporary issues with wit and sensitivity * Times *
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Utterly unputdownable -- Helen Walsh
Incisive, smart and at times darkly funny -- Gillian McAllister
Astonishingly powerful -- Nicola Moriarty
Brilliantly observed * Kathryn Hughes *

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“an ok read”

I was slightly disappointed by this book whose cover and blurb suggest an altogether more exciting story. Having said that, it was inoffensive and easy to read, just a little uninspiring and in some respects... More

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18th September 2011
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