The Girls Next Door

A BRAND NEW gripping, addictive psychological thriller from Anita Waller, author of The Family at No 12, for 2024

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Pub Date Apr 25 2024 | Archive Date Apr 25 2024

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‘One of the best authors around… Sleep will stop until you finish her books as they are so addictive from start to finish!!!’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

They keep each other’s secrets. They hide each other’s lies.

They were destined to be best friends. The four girls – all born that same hot summer. There was even a newspaper article after they were born. They said there must be something in the water on Larkspur Close. They predicted a safe and happy life for them all…

More than thirty years later, it’s more than an unbreakable friendship – it’s more like a sisterhood. It’s the girls who Jess reaches out to because she’s worried about her grandparents who’ve raised her since her mother disappeared, who Erin tells about her new business idea, who Melissa calls to say she’s desperate to escape her toxic job.

But then Chantelle messages saying she’s discovered her husband is having an affair. And everything changes.

Because then her husband is found dead… And only a few people knew about his secret.

Is it just a terrible accident? Or will someone stop at nothing to keep the girls of Larkspur Close safe and happy?

Readers love Anita Waller:

Wow! Sit down and hold on for the ride!… Another one of Anita’s books that I didn't want to put down… Just as I love a psychological thriller to be and the ending was just perfect. Another stunningly compulsive read from a truly brilliant author!’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I was hooked from the first page. Blown away. Wow… Twisted, dark and disturbing.’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

This is why I read novels! This book is everything!... I want to read ten more like it.’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

WHAT A BRILLIANT READ… It gripped me from the first page, in fact it’s the book I've enjoyed reading the most so far this year.’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Oh my goodness! I’m not a great reader but I devoured this book in a few days… Twists and turns a plenty… Suspense, thrilling, heart wrenching and what a conclusion. Had it all. Best book in a long time.’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘A superb contemporary psychological thriller that saw me gripped from the start… A very powerful and chilling tale, not for the faint hearted.’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

What a read! Literally I couldn’t put it down… Extremely gripping.’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Thoroughly gripping, compelling and definitely one for the shock factor!{::} I can’t wait to see what Waller has up her sleeve for us next!’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

GobsmackingKept me glued to the pages until the very last word!… The outcome shocked me – I didn’t see THAT coming but that wasn't the last surprise. A fantastic thriller.’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘One of the best authors around… Sleep will stop until you finish her books as they are so addictive from start to finish!!!’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

They keep each other’s secrets. They hide each...

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