By Darcey Bell
Soon to be an incredible movie from Lionsgate starring Anna Kendrick, Blake full of life and Henry Golding, and directed through Paul Feig
"Riveting and brilliantly based, A easy Favor is an edge-of-your seat household mystery a few lacking spouse and mom that is determined by a rotating solid of unreliable narrators to ingeniously research the price of aggressive mom-friends, the toll of normal marital discontent and the fallacy of the picture-perfect, suburban family."—Kimberly McCreight, New York Times bestselling author
She’s your most sensible friend.
She is aware your whole secrets.
That’s why she’s so dangerous.
A unmarried mother's existence is grew to become the other way up while her ally vanishes during this chilling debut mystery within the vein of Gone lady and The woman at the Train.
It begins with an easy favor—an traditional kindness moms do for each other. whilst her ally, Emily, asks Stephanie to choose up her son Nicky after college, she fortunately says sure. Nicky and her son, Miles, are classmates and top neighbors, and the five-year-olds love being together—just like she and Emily. A widow and stay-at-home mommy blogger dwelling in woodsy suburban Connecticut, Stephanie was once lonely till she met Emily, a cosmopolitan PR government whose activity in big apple calls for quite a bit of her time.
But Emily doesn’t come again. She doesn’t resolution calls or go back texts. Stephanie is aware whatever is very wrong—Emily could by no means go away Nicky, it doesn't matter what the police say. Terrified, she reaches out to her weblog readers for support. She additionally reaches out to Emily’s husband, the good-looking, reticent Sean, delivering emotional help. It’s the least she will be able to do for her ally. Then, she and Sean obtain stunning information. Emily is lifeless. The nightmare of her disappearance is over.
Or is it? simply because quickly, Stephanie will start to see that nothing—not friendship, love, or maybe a standard favor—is so simple as it kind of feels.
A easy Favor is a amazing story of mental suspense—a smart and twisting free-fall of a trip full of betrayals and reversals, twists and turns, secrets and techniques and revelations, love and loyalty, homicide and revenge. Darcey Bell masterfully ratchets up the strain in a taut, unsettling, and fully soaking up tale that holds you in its grip until eventually the ultimate page.
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A Simple Favor: A Novel by Darcey Bell