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The Au Pair

The Au Pair

A tautly plotted mystery of dark family secrets, perfect for fans of Kate Morton.

‘Entrancing, compelling, atmospheric, reminiscent of Daphne du Maurier. A beautiful read that delivers a shocking and satisfying ending’ Liv Constantine, bestselling author of The Last Mrs Parrish

Seraphine Mayes and her brother Danny are known as the summer-born Summerbournes: the first set of summer twins to be born at Summerbourne House. But on the day they were born their mother threw herself to her death, their au pair fled, and the village thrilled with whispers of dark-cloaked figures and a stolen baby.

Now twenty-five, and mourning the recent death of her father, Seraphine uncovers a family photograph taken on the day the twins were born featuring both parents posing with just one baby. Seraphine soon becomes fixated with the notion that she and Danny might not be twins after all, that she wasn’t the baby born that day and that there was more to her mother’s death than she has ever been told…

Why did their beloved au pair flee that day?
Where is she now?
Does she hold the key to what really happened?

Don’t just pick up and read Emma Rous’ The Au Pair, dive into it and get washed away with it’ A bookseller

‘This will keep you turning those pages. The characters are still playing on my mind’ Jane Corry, bestselling author of My Husband’s Wife

One hell of a ride’ New York Post
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 6th December 2018

Price: £19.99

ISBN-13: 9781405542814

Reviews

Don't just pick up and read Emma Rous' The Au Pair, dive into it and get washed away with it.
A bookseller
Entrancing and compelling . . . atmospheric and reminiscent of Daphne du Maurier's work, it's a beautiful read that delivers a shocking and satisfying ending.
Liv Constantine, bestselling author of <i>The Last Mrs. Parrish</i>
This will keep you turning those pages. The characters are still playing on my mind
Jane Corry, bestselling author of <i>My Husband’s Wife</i>
With a transporting sense of place and gripping story line, The Au Pair delves into the darkest of family secrets. A great read
Eve Chase
This intriguing novel, which goes back and forth in time, will keep you hooked until the end
Weekend West
One hell of a ride
New York Post