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The Best Friend: An utterly gripping psychological thriller with a breathtaking twist


'I can tell we're going to be the best of friends…'

WhenLouisa Sullivantakes her little boy to his first playdate at a new friend's house she doesn't realise life is about to change for her family. Because she's about to meetDarcy Lane.

Darcy is a woman who has everything - a dream house, a powerful husband and enviable wealth.

She's the perfect wife.

The perfect friend.

The perfectliar.

From the top ten bestselling author ofThe Secret Mother and The Child Next Door, this utterly gripping psychological thriller will have you up all night reading. If you lovedGone Girl, The Girl on the Train andThe Wife Between Us this book is for you.

Why readers are hooked by The Best Friend:

'Absolutely Brilliant!...grabbed me right from the very first page and kept my interest throughout…one of the most intense thrillers I have read… I cannot even get over the level of craziness!' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars

'All I can say is WOW!!!!!!!!This book had me holding my breath… So many emotions and frustrations rolled into one!!!... afantastic psychological thriller....I give it a huge 5 stars!!!!... goes right up to my top 5 books this year!!!!!' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars

'Just electrifying. I could hardly sit still… wonderful twists thathad me gasping in shock... I absolutely love it…a gripping page turner of a read that you just have to read in one sitting.I could feel my heart literally pounding… Definitely one thatwill have you on the edge of your seat… Loved, loved, loved it!'By the Letter Book Reviews, 5 stars

'WOW- this one of the most tense and gripping psychological thrillers I've read. From the first page I was absorbed…really has you on the edge of your seat… totally engrossing.' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars

'Shocking, Stunning, Unbelievably fascinating… a wonderful read and will definitely keep you on your toes!...Wow factor is phenomenal!... this book pulled me into every twist…You stayed glued to the pages until the very last.'Nook Books and More, 5 stars

'I could not put this down! 5 star book all the way. Gripping, addictive, wriggle in your seat kind of book! …It's brilliant! I loved the ending too. You will not be disappointed!!' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars

'OMG what a read. Absolutely fantastic readhad me on the edge of my seat. Can't wait to read more from this author. Highly recommended.5 stars.' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars

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Shalini Boland

Shalini Boland lives in Dorset, England with her husband and two children. Before kids, she was signed to Universal Music Publishing as a singer/songwriter, but now she spends her days writing suspense thrillers and dark adventures (in between school runs and hanging out endless baskets of laundry).

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