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A “tautly woven, chilling, and heartbreaking” (Laurie Elizabeth Flynn, author of The Girls Are All So Nice Here) domestic thriller about a nanny whose new job working for the perfect family is not everything it seems.

Amy jumps at the opportunity when she’s offered a nannying job in picturesque West Cork for the friendly and welcoming Carroll family. It’s the perfect chance for Amy to escape the suffocating city and the man who made her life hell.

With two adorable children to oversee, a pair of generous employers, and more freedom than she’s enjoyed in years, everything seems wonderful. So why can’t Amy shake a creeping sense of unease? Perhaps it’s the husband’s erratic behavior. Or the fact that she was never told about the reclusive teenage son whose bedroom is next to hers. Or maybe it’s the strange messages that somebody has been painting around the local village.

Quickly, it becomes clear that all is not well in the Carroll marriage, nor in their idyllic community. Whispered secrets and strange occurrences fill the breathtaking scenery with menace and, as the days pass, Amy learns that the refuge she has sought just might be the most dangerous place of all “in this creepy, propulsive, atmospheric thriller” (Kieran Scott, author of Regrets Only).

About The Author


Rachel Ryan was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland. She can usually be found writing in coffee shops, hanging around libraries, or walking the streets of Dublin, making up stories. She is the author of Someone You Trust and The Woman Outside My Door.

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  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio (August 1, 2023)
  • Runtime: 7 hours and 41 minutes
  • ISBN13: 9781797163567

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