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Playing Nice

Playing Nice

THE SENSATIONAL NEW PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER FROM THE INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE GIRL BEFORE

‘Utterly terrifying and compelling’ Stephanie Wrobel

‘JP Delaney is King of Thrillers and Playing Nice is his best book yet’ Fiona Cummins


Pete Riley answers the door one morning to a parent’s worst nightmare. On his doorstep is a stranger, Miles Lambert, who breaks the devastating news that Pete’s two-year-old, Theo, isn’t his biological child after all – he is Miles’s, switched with the Lamberts’ baby at birth by an understaffed hospital.

Reeling from shock, Peter and his partner Maddie agree that, rather than swap the children back, it’s better to stay as they are but to involve the other family in their children’s lives. But a plan to sue the hospital triggers an official investigation that unearths some disturbing questions about just what happened on the day the babies were switched.

And when Theo is thrown out of nursery for hitting other children, Maddie and Pete have to ask themselves: how far do they want this arrangement to go? What are the secrets hidden behind the Lamberts’ smart front door? And how much can they trust the real parents of their child – or even each other?

An addictive psychological thriller, perfect for fans of The Silent Patient and Shari Lapena’s The Couple Next Door.

(P)2020 Penguin Random House Audio

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Thriller / Suspense

On Sale: 28th July 2020

Price: £19.99

ISBN-13: 9781529400823

Reviews

Seriously, amazingly, awesomely brilliant
CJ Tudor, author of The Chalk Man
A tour-de-force . . . a compulsive and deeply thought-provoking psychological thriller
Cara Hunter, author of Close to Home
Dazzling - a pitch-perfect thriller
Lee Child
Original and brilliantly written
Sun
Dynamic, razor-sharp and thought-provoking . . . A must read!
Mary Kubica, author of The Good Girl
Terrifying and heartfelt
Woman & Home