A CHILLING EXPLORATION INTO OBSESSION, RECONCILIATION AND REVENGE - THIS YEAR'S MUST-READ THRILLER
'With a genuine menace seeping from every twist and turn. . . worthy of Patricia Highsmith at her finest' Daily Mail
'A spine-chilling thriller . . . Perfect for fans of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train' Stylist
Rose Gold Watts believed she was sick for eighteen years.
She thought she needed the feeding tube, the surgeries, the wheelchair . . .
Turned out her mother was 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 the daughter who testified against her - 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. And she has waited such a long time for her mother to come home.
But has Patty truly forgotten their past?
And is Rose Gold really able to forgive?
A gripping tale of obsession, reconciliation and revenge that will make you question your allegiances until the very end.
'A rivetingly nasty psychological duel' Sunday Times
'Sensationally good - two complex characters power the story like a nuclear reaction, and won't let you forget them. Wrobel is one to watch' Lee Child
'Has it all - a killer premise, twisty plotting, crisp writing and compelling characters. Dazzling, dark and utterly delicious' J. P. Delaney, bestselling author of The Girl Before
'An absolutely brilliant book; funny, dark, authentic and a total page turner. I loved it' Lisa Jewell, bestselling author of The Family Upstairs
'A dark, nerve-jangling read that kept us on the edge of our seats till the very end' Independent
'An intelligent and highly disturbing read' Literary Review
An absolutely brilliant book; funny, dark, authentic and a total page turner. I loved it
Sensationally good - two complex characters power the story like a nuclear reaction, and won't let you forget them. Wrobel is one to watch.
A rivetingly nasty psychological duel
With a genuine menace seeping from every twist and turn, the two central characters inhabit every page with captivating ferocity, and the denouement is worthy of Patricia Highsmith at her finest: quite superb
Pacey and vivid, this is a delicate, merciless probing of a topicas unsettling as it is intriguing, with no pat answers
A spine-chilling thriller injected with themes of obsession and revenge . . . Perfect for fans of Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl and Paula Hawkin's The Girl on the Train, The Recovery of Rose Gold is set to be next year's biggest thriller
A dark, nerve-jangling read that kept us on the edge of our seats till the very end
Takes twisted mum and daughter relationships to a whole new level. Think Misery meets Sharp Objects
You'll be hooked on this revenge tale
It's rare for something genuinely fresh to come along in this genre, but this book has it all - a killer premise, twisty plotting, crisp writing and compelling characters. Dazzling, dark and utterly delicious
Lee Child said the mother-daughter main characters of her debut novel, The Recovery of Rose Gold, ‘power the story like a nuclear reaction’; meet the London-based American writer behind the explosion.