The Parents: An utterly gripping psychological suspense thriller

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“My heart is still pounding… I can confidently say this is one of the best psychological thrillers I’ve ever read… An easy 5 stars… The plot twists are gut wrenching. This is perfect for fans of Big Little Lies” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 


The other parents all seem so perfect. But it’s not long before I realise: I should have never made friends with them…


I knew it wouldn’t be easy for my kids to adjust when we moved to a tiny village where they didn’t know a soul. But after the death of my husband, we needed a fresh start.


Suddenly, we’re outsiders. I know the only way we’ll be accepted is if I throw myself into my new life, so when my son joins a local club, I volunteer to help along with the other parents.


Before moving here, I didn’t know people like this really existed; their lives seem too perfect to be real. Although my own life couldn’t be more different, they welcome me into the fold. For the first time since my husband died, I feel like I made the right decision for my family…


That is until I overhear something that tells me these other parents aren’t as perfect as they seem. Something that turns my world upside down again.


My secret has already ruined my life once. I thought the truth had died with my husband… I should have known that it wouldn’t be buried for long.


A completely addictive page-turner about the secrets and lies hiding beneath seemingly perfect lives. Fans of Big Little Lies, Lisa Jewell and Louise Candlish will be absolutely hooked by this pacy read with a jaw-dropping twist you just won’t see coming.


Readers are utterly gripped by The Parents:


Amazing… Holy cow! This was a freaking fabulous book!... My hands were literally glued to my reader!... Held me captive!... If real life hadn't interfered, I am sure I would have finished this book in one day. A page-turner!!!... Five star read all day!” @oh.happy.reading, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 


This is everything you want… kept me on my TOES! I could not put this one down. NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 


Incredible… so twisty and suspenseful and had me on the edge of my seatI couldn’t put it down and more importantly I didn’t want to. Such a good book.” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 


“Hooked me in so much!!! I honestly loved… Fantastic.” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 


Amazing book… Kept me engrossed for hours, I couldn't put it down.” NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 


Addictive page turner… I read in one sitting… The story grips you from the start and keeps you hanging on till the end.” Avid reader, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 


“I couldn’t put it down. I found myself racing to the end to find out what was going to happen.” Baker's Not So Secret Book Blog


“Grabs you from the first page… compelling… edge-of-your-seat… the twists kept coming!” Alice Hunter, author of The Serial Killer’s Wife

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3 reviews
Marnie Harrison
October 26, 2021
“They seem too perfect to be true…They are…” Families that are full of secrets, lies and deception are at the forefront of this tale. Their seemingly perfect lives are not as they seem and it is definitely a what is portrayed on the outside is so different to the going ons inside, kind of read. Set in Kent and around an under 14’s football team, what starts off as a friendly bunch of people, quickly turns sinister when their secrets are exposed via an anonymous source. There are a few characters to keep track of, which does make it hard to connect with them all on a deeper level, but it’s two main leads, where the tale is told from each of their points of view, make up for this. I enjoyed the themes covered which to name a couple, witchcraft and Celtic lore, which have always been fascinating to me. On the whole, this does move at a slightly slower pace but it still held my attention from beginning to end and is an easy read.
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Amanda Pompe
October 25, 2021
I love a good neighborhood domestic thriller! The Parents had the perfect mix of lovable and not so lovable characters. I loved the buildup in this story to when the big events finally went down. I was invested at that point and HAD to know what was going to happen!
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