‘I was blown away. The Girlfriend is the most marvellous psychological thriller . . .’ - Jilly Cooper
The Number One bestselling debut thriller from Michelle Frances.
She loves your son. She wants your life. How far would you go to protect your son?
Laura has it all. A successful career, a long marriage to a rich husband, and a twenty-three year-old son, Daniel, who is kind, handsome, and talented. Then Daniel meets Cherry. Cherry is young, beautiful and smart but hasn’t led Laura’s golden life. And she wants it.
When tragedy strikes, a decision is made and a lie is told. A lie so terrible it changes their lives forever . . .
The Girlfriend by Michelle Frances is a gripping and chilling debut psychological thriller – the story of a mother, a son, his girlfriend and an unforgivable lie.
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I was blown away. The Girlfriend is the most marvellous psychological thriller . . . I couldn’t put it down and kept sneaking upstairs to read another few pages . . .Michelle Frances is a writer we’re going to hear a great deal about. Please read this genuinely exciting novel
The Girlfriend is a taut psychological thriller, the evil chillingly drawn. Every character is layered and beautifully twisted. Makes me consider running background checks on any potential spouses my children bring home!
A juicy thriller and utterly compulsive reading
Jenny Blackhurst, author of How I Lost You
An original and chilling portrayal of twisted relationships
Debbie Howells, author of The Bones of You