A Simple Favour is a twisting free-fall ride filled with betrayal, reversal, secrets and revelations, love and loyalty.
Darcey Bell ratchets up the tension in a taut, unsettling, and completely absorbing thriller that holds you in its grip until the final page.
You look after her child. What if she doesn't come back?
It starts with a simple favour - an ordinary kindness mothers do for one another. When her best friend, Emily, asks Stephanie to pick up her son after school she happily says yes. Their children are classmates and best friends. And five-year-olds love being together - just like she and Emily do. As a widow and stay-at-home blogger mum living in suburban Connecticut, Stephanie was lonely until she met Emily, a glamorous and successful PR executive. The trouble is that Emily doesn't come back. No matter what the police say, Stephanie knows that she would never leave her son. Terrified, she reaches out to her fellow mummy bloggers. And she also reaches out to Emily's husband offering her support.
- Publication Date:
- 11 / 09 / 2018
- 130 x 196 x 25mm
Everything is not what it seems in this thrilling novel full of twists and turns. Told in 3 perspectives, you won't know who to trust when it comes to the disappearance of Emily Nelson. This novel will keep you on the edge of your seat until it all comes to one fast conclusion and shows that one simple favour might just ruin your life. - Jordanna (QBD)
A brilliant movie but an even better book, A Simple Plan is written through the eyes of Stephanie, a mum who loves to blog but has undergone terrible tragedies as she tries desperately to find out what happened to her best friend Emily who has suddenly disappeared but discovers a few hidden secrets about both Emily and herself. - Tayler (QBD)