You can't stop watching her.
Violet Young is a hugely popular journalist-turned-mummy-influencer, with three children, a successful husband and a million subscribers on YouTube who tune in daily to watch her everyday life unfold.
Until the day she's no longer there.
But one day she disappears from the online world - her entire social media presence deleted overnight, with no explanation. Has she simply decided that baring her life to all online is no longer a good idea, or has something more sinister happened to Violet?
But do you really know who Violet is?
Her fans are obsessed with finding out the truth, but their search quickly reveals a web of lies, betrayal, and shocking consequences...
This is a taut, chilling read with a killer twist at the end — Sun
Brilliant and insidious — Lucy Clarke, author of Last Seen
Absolutely terrific, a beautifully written debut from an exciting new voice in psychological fiction — Cass Green, bestselling author of In a Cottage in a Wood
A fantastic debut of how female relationships can turn toxic with devastating consequences — Sue Fortin, author of Sister Sister
A compelling, addictive read... I absolutely loved it — Karen Hamilton, author of The Perfect Girlfriend
A chilling and compelling debut — Lucy Dawson, author of The Daughter
The Rival is a gripping psychological suspense that delves deep into the complex relationship of two women — Elisabeth Carpenter, author of 99 Red Balloons
A gripping, unpredictable read with two compelling female characters who I both loved and hated in equal measure — Tracy Buchanan
Dark, thought-provoking and compelling, The Rival is a brilliant study of female tensions that builds to a shocking and unexpected climax — Rebecca Fleet, author of The House Swap
Sharply observant, smartly plotted and beautifully written — Phoebe Locke, author of The Tall Man
The Rival is a compelling, original read about ambition, motherhood and how far people will go to get what they want. Chilling, complex and unnerving, I loved it — Phoebe Morgan, author of The Doll House
A novel that charts how the toxicity of the modern workplace pits women against each other in a battle no one can win. I loved this original, unnerving psychological suspense story! — Holly Cave, author of The Memory Chamber
A distinctive new direction in psychological suspense, The Rival is as compelling as it is unpredictable, building tension cleverly right up to the satisfying conclusion. An excellent, fresh and absorbing read — Caroline Hulse, author of The Adults