Ashley Audrain

The Push
  • The Push

  • THE MOST BREATHTAKING DEBUT ABOUT MOTHERHOOD AND OBSESSION YOU'VE EVER READ . . . A BLOCKBUSTER INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

    'Utterly addictive' PAULA HAWKINS
    'Compulsive' VOGUE
    'Gripping' GUARDIAN
    'Inventive' SUNDAY TIMES
    'Suspenseful' HEAT
    'Not to be missed' LISA JEWELL
    ________

    Blythe and Violet. Mother and daughter.

    It's a bond like no other.

    But what if your little angel is a monster?

    And what if no one sees it but you?
    ________

    AS RECOMMENDED ON BBC RADIO 2

    **Nominated for two Goodreads Choice Awards**

    'Like The Girl on the Train - but better!' DAILY MAIL

    'A blockbusting debut about the dark side of motherhood. Gripping, clever, vividly realised . . . the ending left me flabbergasted' GUARDIAN

    'I read it in one sitting. Not to be missed' LISA JEWELL

    'An inventive twist on the psychological thriller formula. Audrain sustains the suspense expertly' SUNDAY TIMES

    'I can't stop thinking and talking about it . . . it has absolutely blown me away' CANDICE BRATHWAITE

    'I was gripped from the first word to the last. I've been wanting a book to take me back to how I felt when I first read We Need to Talk About Kevin. That full body experience of reading, when you close the book but can't function until you know how it ends . . . I really recommend this one' DAWN O'PORTER

    'Powerful and immersive' EMMA STONEX, author of The Lamplighters

    'Taut, chilling, executed with gripping precision. Audrain nimbly stokes the mystery' New York Times

    'A suspenseful thriller. Will have you in its grips from the very first page - and stay with you long after you've put it down. Do not miss' Heat

    'Suspenseful, dark and intriguing . . . essential for book groups' Stylist

    'Unsettling, visceral, provocative, compulsive' Sarah Vaughan

    'The most thought-provoking exploration of motherhood since We Need to Talk About Kevin' Clare Pooley, bestselling author of The Authenticity Project

    'Fans of 'mum noir' are in for a treat' Daily Mail

    'Audrain sustains the suspense expertly through assured handling of her unravelling protagonist's voice' Sunday Times

    **Soon to be adapted for the screen by the producer of Once Upon a Time . . . in Hollywood, Marriage Story and Gravity**

ASHLEY AUDRAIN's debut novel THE PUSH is a New York Times, Sunday Times and #1 international bestseller, and a Good Morning America book club pick. It's been translated into 38 languages, and a limited television series is currently in development. Ashley previously worked as publicity director of Penguin Books Canada, and prior to that, worked in public relations. She lives in Toronto, where she and her partner are raising their two young children. Ashley is currently working on her second novel, THE WHISPERS.

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