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The Good Sister

On sale

15th April 2021

Price: £8.99

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Selected: ebook / ISBN-13: 9781473697058

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‘There’s only been one time that Rose couldn’t stop me from doing the wrong thing and that was a mistake that will haunt me for the rest of my life.’

Fern Castle works in her local library. She has dinner with her twin sister Rose three nights a week. And she avoids crowds, bright lights and loud noises as much as possible. Fern has a carefully structured life and disrupting her routine can be . . . dangerous.

When Rose discovers that she cannot fall pregnant, Fern sees her chance to pay her sister back for everything Rose has done for her. Fern can have a baby for Rose. She just needs to find a father. Simple.

Fern’s mission will shake the foundations of the life she has carefully built for herself and stir up dark secrets that she long thought were buried.


Praise for Sally Hepworth:

‘Women’s fiction at its finest’ LIANE MORIARTY
‘Clever, chilling and beautifully crafted’ ADELE PARKS
‘The characters are so beautifully drawn and it was an emotional read, but I couldn’t put it down’ HEIDI PARKS
‘Sally demonstrates that you don’t need outlandish situations and monstrous characters to write a thoroughly engrossing, suspenseful thriller, and her writing feels so effortless’ EMMA CURTIS
It’s not often that such a gripping page-turner can be so moving’ SARAH NAUGHTON
‘Cleverly plotted and completely compelling’ NICOLA MORIARTY


Emma Curtis, bestselling author of Keep Her Quiet
I absolutely loved The Good Sister. Fern is such a wonderful character. The crossover of uplit and psychological suspense is so successful. I found it immensely enjoyable, heart-warming and satisfying. Sally Hepworth is a brilliant writer
Kelly Rimmer, bestselling author of Truths I Never Told You
No one writes domestic suspense like Sally Hepworth. The Good Sister is the perfect blend of suspense and heart
Graeme Simsion, author of The Rosie Result
Compelling story, plenty of twists and a satisfying ending. Sally is an exceptional observer of people and their relationships
Heather Gudenkauf, New York Times bestselling author of The Weight Without Silence
Absolutely stunning
Heidi Perks, bestselling author of The Whispers
Sally keeps getting better and better. The Good Sister is the perfect blend of suspense, twists and richly drawn characters that will have you loving or hating them
Adele Parks
An utterly compelling emotional mystery, with beautifully realised characters and a delicious dark twist. I loved it!
Nicola Moriarty
I was utterly enthralled as I always am with Sally Hepworth's extraordinary novels. I loved the way my feelings for the two sisters grew and changed and twisted throughout the read as I got to know them more and towards the end there was no way I was putting that book down!
People (Australia), Book of the Week
A stunningly clever thriller made doubly suspenseful by not one, but two unreliable narrators
Rachel Abbott, bestselling author of Close Your Eyes
A captivating story with utterly convincing characters. A sense of threat lurks quietly in the background throughout, making this both a satisfying and chilling read
Daily Mail
This is a very sensitively told story, not afraid to pull its punches right to the final page
Woman’s Weekly
A riveting page-turner that asks when noble support become manipulation
Peterborough Telegraph
If you loved The Family Next Door and The Mother-in-Law you'll be glued to her latest twisty drama. Read it, then breathe again!'
Incredibly sweet and utterly shocking, this domestic thriller compels from the very first page
Saga Magazine
A delicious baked Alaska of a novel: sweet and warm with an icy chill at the centre
A riveting page-turner
A gripping, thoroughly original and sinuously twisting shocker
An intelligent, emotional and quirky story rooted in a dark, suspenseful thriller about an ugly truth and secret manipulations. Truly unique