The Recovery of Rose Gold

The Recovery of Rose Gold

The gripping must-read Richard & Judy thriller and Sunday Times bestseller


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A chilling exploration into obsession, reconciliation and revenge in 2020's must-read novel.

Rose Gold Watts believed she was sick for eighteen years.

She thought she needed the feeding tube, the surgeries, the wheelchair . . .

Turns out her mum, Patty, is a really good liar.

After five years in prison Patty Watts is finally free. All she wants is to put old grievances behind her, reconcile with her daughter - and care for her new infant grandson. When Rose Gold agrees to have Patty move in, it seems their relationship is truly on the mend.

But Rose Gold knows her mother. Patty won't rest until she has her daughter back under her thumb. Which is inconvenient because Rose Gold wants to be free of Patty. Forever.

Only one Watts will get what she wants.

Will it be Patty or Rose Gold?

Mother, or daughter?

© Stephanie Wrobel 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020


  • An absolutely brilliant book; funny, dark, authentic and a total page turner. I loved it
    Lisa Jewell, bestselling author of The Family Upstairs

About the author

Stephanie Wrobel

Stephanie Wrobel is the author of This Might Hurt and The Recovery of Rose Gold, a Sunday Times and international bestseller that sold in twenty-one countries. Her third book, The Hitchcock Hotel, pays tribute to legendary film director Alfred Hitchcock, whose work Wrobel first encountered during a film studies class at university. She's been a devotee ever since. This new novel examines many of the themes that obsessed the Master of Suspense: voyeurism, vengeance, paranoia, and guilt.
Wrobel lives in New York City.
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