The Playdate (Paperback)
|Author: Louise Millar|
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|A debut thriller from a striking new talent, "The Playdate" is a chilling evocation of modern life, where seemingly long-standing friendships are superficial, and overwork and exhaustion lead parents to make impulsive decisions about the care of their children.|
From the Publisher:
Taking steps to rediscover her old confidence, single mother Callie returns work, asking her friend and neighbor to take care of her frail daughter Rae, which sets in motion a chain of events that reveals the isolation, turmoil and dark secrets behind the doors of a seemingly peaceful neighborhood. Original. 75,000 first printing.
"What starts as a quiet story about neighbors soon builds into a gripping psychological thriller." (starred review) 05/21/2012 "[A] disturbing psychological thriller that probes the insular lives of social misfits in a London suburb." - Marilyn Stasio 07/22/2012