A taut psychological thriller, and a chilling and intricate examination of the complexities of female friendships and rivalries
New wave of postnatal punk
A magnificent rollercoaster of a book
Wonderfully drawn . . . Reveals something deep and real about the isolation of new motherhood. There were moments when I held my breath in this twisty tale, and moments when I caught my breath in sharp recognition.
Movingly portrays the fragility of friendship and the corrosive effect of mistrust and recriminations in a wickedly funny psychological thriller that's in turn brutal and tender
A taut and tense debut . . . with a plot that is both pacy and rich with tension and a cast of unreliable and flawed characters. The New Girl is suspenseful and stylish writing at its very best.
Keenly observed and brimming with tension, The New Girl is a must-read
As smart and stylish as a fashion week catwalk show, this gripping debut kept me hooked late into the night!
Wonderfully twisty and richly psychological - a compelling read
A compulsive and gripping story that delves into the female psyche and explores how despite appearing to have everything we can be our own worst enemies. With a twisty plot and deftly drawn characters this was a compelling and all-consuming lockdown read
A harsh look at the deep insecurities of women in an intriguing debut from The Times fashion editor
I have not been as gripped and stunned by a story since reading Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl. I could not put it down. This is a masterpiece
A tense, sophisticated exploration of female friendships fraught with insecurities set in the ruthless world of fashion magazines. Gripping and thrillingly unsettling, it kept me reading through the night
i devoured it. I could never predict the ending, which takes immense skill. This book is going to be a huge hit
A Devil Wears Prada-meets-Gone Girl mash-up, this is a deliciously heady concoction of fashion and fear, best gobbled down whole, over one lockdown weekend
Single White Female meets The Devil Wears Prada, this is an ingenious thriller that I couldn't put down. A beautifully written, tense and chilling story of toxic friendships, insecurities and guilt. This deserves to be huge
This gripping tale of friendship and motherhood is the perfect summer read
Harriet Walker's The New Girl, set against a backdrop of magazines, explores female friendships while ramping up the tension and is ideal for lazing in the sun with
Female friendship, fashion and intense rivalry makes for an unsettling and unputdownable debut novel
A sleek and stylish thriller