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Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781529004052
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pub Date: 11/09/2018
  • Category: Fiction & related items / Thriller / suspense
    Fiction & related items / Crime & mystery
  • Imprint: Pan
  • Price: $17.99

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.

Author Information

Darcey Bell was raised on a dairy farm in western Iowa and is currently a preschool teacher in Chicago. She was born in 1981. Her debut novel is A Simple Favour, a tense psychological thriller set in Connecticut.

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