Nuala Ellwood

The Perfect Life
  • The Perfect Life

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    Vanessa has always found it easy to pretend to be somebody different, somebody better. When things get tough in her real life, all she has to do is throw on some nicer clothes, adopt a new accent and she can escape.

    That's how it started: looking round houses she couldn't possibly afford. Harmless fun really. Until it wasn't.

    Because a man who lived in one of those houses is dead.

    And everyone thinks Vanessa killed him...

    Praise for Nuala Ellwood

    'A gripping, poignant novel ... I read it in one sitting' Rosamund Lupton

    'A clever, twisty plot that takes psychological mind games to a new level. Nuala Ellwood has done it again!' Jane Corry

    'This book will take all your expectations and upend them, making you question everything you thought you knew' Emma Kavanagh

    'Brilliantly compulsive and with one hell of a twist! I was consumed until the final heartbreaking page' Claire Douglas

    'Absolutely brilliant - exciting, clever, it deserves to be a bestseller' Priscilla Masters

    © Nuala Ellwood 2021 (P) Penguin Audio 2021

Nuala Ellwood is the author of three bestselling novels: My Sister's Bones for which she was selected as one of the Observer's 'New Faces of Fiction 2017', Day of the Accident and The House on the Lake. Nuala lives in York with her young son.

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