For Your Own Good

For Your Own Good : The most addictive psychological thriller you'll read this year

SOME LESSONS CAN BE DEADLY... The unputdownable new thriller from the author of international sensation and Richard & Judy pick, MY LOVELY WIFE

'Dark, sly and delicious . . . totally original - and totally compelling' JP DELANEY, bestselling author of PLAYING NICE
'Samantha Downing is totally the real deal. Wry and dark and witty and clever' SARAH PINBOROUGH, bestselling author of BEHIND HER EYES
'Wonderfully dark and twisty. I raced through it, desperate to know how it would end' BA PARIS

Teddy Crutcher won Teacher of the Year at Belmont Academy. Everyone thinks he's brilliant.
Only you know the truth.

They all smile when he tells us his wife couldn't be more proud.
But no-one has seen her in a while.

They're impressed when the tragic death of a school parent doesn't distract him.
Even when rumours start to say it was murder.

You're sure Teddy is hiding something about what happened that day.

You're sure you can prove it.

But you didn't stop to think that when it comes to catching a killer, there's no place more dangerous than just one step behind . . .

'An irresistibly tale tale of parents, pupils and poison: the American dream turned suburban nightmare' TM LOGAN


'Wow! My Lovely Wife is a stunner - full of twists, well-drawn characters, and riveting suspense' Harlan Coben

'The next Gone Girl' Marie Claire

'The twist at the end of the first chapter made me read through the night' Jane Corry

  • Format: Paperback | 400 pages
  • Dimensions: 153 x 234 x 29mm | 481g
  • Publication date: 20 Jul 2021
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph Ltd
  • Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom
  • Language: English
  • ISBN10: 0241446899
  • ISBN13: 9780241446898
  • Bestsellers rank: 207,809

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