On the face of it, Emma and Nina have very little in common. Isolated and
exhausted by early motherhood, Emma finds her confidence is fading fast. Nina -
sophisticated, generous, effortlessly in control - seems to have all the answers.
It's easy to see why Emma is drawn to Nina. But what does Nina see in
A seemingly innocent friendship slowly develops into a dangerous game of cat and mouse as Nina eases her way into Emma's life. Soon, it becomes clear that Nina wants something from the unwitting Emma - something that might just destroy her.
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"Starred Review. With chilling precision, Lane narrates the re-entwining of these two women's lives through domestic details...And the net inexorably tightens. A domestic thriller of the first order." - Kirkus
"A gracefully written psychological thriller about friendship wielded as a weapon.... Like Nina herself, the novel is subtle, deliberate, chillingly effective, and hauntingly sad." - Publishers Weekly
"Lane is a brilliant observer of the intricacies of the everyday As seductive as it is chilling, HER is quality literary fiction meets psychological thriller, the devil of which is in the detail." - Lucy Scholes, Guardian (UK)
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Harriet Lane wrote for The Guardian, The Observer, Vogue, and Tatler before the publication of her debut novel Alys, Always. She lives in North London with her husband and two children. Visit her at www.harrietlane.co.uk
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