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Every Vow You Break by Julia Crouch
  

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An utterly gripping psychological drama for reading groups, in the vein of Sophie Hannah.

If you like Julia Crouch you might also like to read books by Gillian Flynn, Claire McGowan and Emily Barr.

Synopsis

Every Vow You Break by Julia Crouch

The Wayland family - Lara and Marcus and their three children - leave England to spend a long, hot summer in Trout Island, Upstate New York. Lara, still reeling from an abortion that Marcus insisted on, hopes the summer away from home will give her time to learn to love her husband again. A chance meeting at a party reacquaints the family with Marcus's old actor friend, Stephen, with whom Lara once had an affair. Lara feels herself drawn towards Stephen and they pick up their secret relationship where they left off. Lara knows she's playing a dangerous game; what she doesn't know is that it's also a deadly one.

Reviews

'Hot on Sophie Hannah's heels'
Mirror

'A twisting beast of a plot with a building sense of menace and a shocking climax... an entertaining rollercoaster of a read'
Stylist

'Crouch excels at creating an atmosphere of low-level menace and a shocking climax... an entertaining rollercoaster of a read'
Guardian

'Dangerously addictive'
Erin Kelly, author of THE POISON TREE

About the Author

Julia Crouch

After a drama degree at Bristol University, Julia Crouch spent ten years devising, directing and writing for the theatre. During this time she had twelve plays produced and co-founded Bristol's Public Parts Theatre Company. She lives in Brighton with her husband, the actor and playwright Tim Crouch, and their three children. Cuckoo is her first novel.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st August 2012

Author

Julia Crouch

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juliacrouch.co.uk/

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Publisher

Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group

Format

Paperback
464 pages

Categories

Relationship Stories
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780755378029

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