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In Her Place

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21st March 2024

Price: £24.99

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From the #1 bestselling author of Breaking Point and winner of Crime Novel of the Year at the An Post Irish Book Awards.


‘Edel Coffey is like an Irish Jodi Picoult! In Her Place examines “the other woman” conundrum from two different perspectives. It’s propulsive, thought-provoking and unputdownable’

MARIAN KEYES

Who is the other woman? That’s for you to decide.

Ann devoted years to her mother’s care – and now she’s gone, Ann feels lost.

Justin is also grieving, but his wife is still alive. Deborah is in a coma and she doesn’t have long left.

When the two meet, they are instantly drawn to one another and, before long, they’ve fallen deeply in love.

Ann quickly moves in with Justin and his little girl, making them the perfect family. But just as Ann settles into her new life, Justin’s is turned upside down. Unexpectedly, his wife has survived. Deborah is coming home.

Neither knows what to do. But one thing is certain: Ann has earned the life Deborah left behind, and she plans to keep it . . .

‘Non-stop pace, a stellar example of dilemma-noir. Clever, fresh, dark and thought-provoking’
ANDREA MARA

‘Goes right to the heart of human relationships. Emotionally complex, compelling and thought-provoking’
JANE CASEY

‘An incredible read of despair, love, hope and betrayal. I thoroughly enjoyed it’
LIZ NUGENT

‘A thought-provoking thriller with a brilliant premise’
LOUISE O’NEILL

‘Page-turning, twisty, captivating’
SINEAD MORIARTY

‘Gripping’
ELAINE FEENEY

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Reviews

Elaine Feeney
Gripping!
Marian Keyes
Edel Coffey is like an Irish Jodi Picoult! Her hugely anticipated second novel, In Her Place, examines "the other woman" conundrum from two different perspectives. It's propulsive, thought-provoking and unputdownable
Liz Nugent
It's an incredible read of despair, love, hope and betrayal. I thoroughly enjoyed it
Sinead Moriarty
A page-turning, twisty, captivating thriller
Jane Casey
Edel Coffey goes right to the heart of human relationships, examining what truly matters to us and how far we might go to secure our dreams. An emotionally complex, compelling and thought-provoking story
Louise O'Neill
A thought-provoking thriller with a brilliant premise - this one is going to be a Book Club favourite in 2024!
Andrea Mara
With a brilliant premise and non-stop pace, In Her Place is a stellar example of dilemma-noir. Clever, fresh, dark and thought-provoking - I gulped it down