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THE DELICIOUSLY DARK SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF NINE PERFECT STRANGERS AND HBO'S BIG LITTLE LIES
'Perfect holiday reading' GUARDIAN
'Smart, sharp and utterly riveting' DAILY MAIL
'Stunning' SUNDAY TIMES
'A tour de force' GRAZIA
'A masterclass' SUN
**SOON TO BE A MAJOR TV SERIES**
Joy and Stan Delaney have four grown-up children, a successful family business and their golden years ahead of them.
Then Joy vanishes.
Questions are asked. The police get involved.
Scratch the surface and this seemingly happy family has much to hide . . .
'Deliciously dark' COSMOPOLITAN
'Utterly and completely wonderful . . . A hugely engaging, sometimes very funny, page-turner' MARIAN KEYES
'Moriarty's expert storytelling will have you turning page after page' i
'A corker of a mystery' SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
'If you want a book to see you through on your beach towel this summer, I highly recommend Liane's latest, Apples Never Fall. There's a lot of truth in it. Something we really do need right now' FI GLOVER, Waitrose Weekend
'I loved it. An absolute page-turner with all the wit and nuance that put Liane Moriarty head and shoulders above the crowd. Liane Moriarty shows once again why she leads the pack' JANE HARPER
'One of the few writers I'll drop anything for' JOJO MOYES
Set in Sydney, Australia, this engrossing psychological thriller from bestseller Moriarty (Nine Perfect Strangers) centers on Joy and Stan Delaney, who have been married for 50 years and are discontented in their retirement. Joy often fantasizes about their four grown children giving them grandchildren to help them out of their rut. One night, a young woman appears at the Delaneys' door. Introducing herself as Savannah, she claims she's a victim of domestic abuse and has the injuries to show for it. The couple welcome Savannah into their home, where she soon becomes a permanent guest. Eventually, the Delaney children notice oddities in Savannah's behavior and suggest it may be time for her to leave. Tension builds between Joy and Stan, and suddenly she vanishes. The police and two of the Delaney children believe Stan is responsible for her disappearance as he won't talk about it. Moriarty expertly delves into the innermost thoughts of each of the children, exposing secrets unbeknownst to each other; artfully balances the present-day plot with revealing backstory; and offers several different possibilities for what happened to Joy. Only the overlong conclusion disappoints. Moriarty's superb storytelling continues to shine.