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Summary

In the dead of night, madness lies....

Emma can’t sleep.

Check the windows....

It’s been like this since her big 4-0 started getting closer.

Lock the doors....

Her mother stopped sleeping just before her 40th birthday, too. She went mad and did the unthinkable because of it.

Look in on the children....

Is that what’s happening to Emma?

Why can’t she sleep? 

©2022 Sarah Pinborough (P)2022 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic reviews

"Creepy as all get out - a gaslighting masterclass." (Ian Rankin) 

"A twisted, dark ride that keeps you gripped, unable to look away. Utterly addictive and highly recommended." (Lucy Clarke, author of The Castaways)

"Dark, tense and intense...don’t start this at night - it’s guaranteed to steal your sleep." (Cara Hunter) 

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Brilliant

Loved this Audible Book, it had a really original plot. I was intrigued from the start, as I struggle with sleep problems. Some might say it was far fetched however it all knitted together perfectly. If you're interested in the paranormal in the sense of visions, fate and cards your dealt with in life then go for it! I found it interesting and twists were there throughout the storyline. If it was made into a movie I'm sure it would do really well! The narration was great too. Definitely a listen you will want to finish 😉

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Absolutely loved this!

It was told so well no annoying voices and really kept you guessing right till the end! When I had to put it down I kept thinking when can I next read it! Really enjoyed it, I hope you do too.

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Wow

Loved this book! Brilliant characters and very well narrated.
Lots of twists and turns to keep you guessing and I’m really hoping there will be more from Sarah with this character!
Definitely worth the credit 😊

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Riveted!

Fabulous story and so original. Enjoyed every minute. Kept me guessing. I would definitely recommend

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Great book!

First book in a while I have not been able to stop, enjoyed it alot.

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A very good book.

I really liked this book. I did find it slow in places but I do prefer really faced paced books. But overall a really good book.
Very clever how it all comes together in the end.
The narrator was good as well. Which as we know is always important. Will look forward to reading this authors next book.

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Wonderful narration but needed editing

Superb job by Sarah but although I succeeded in getting to the end, this should have been edited by at least a few hours. Good ending to a good story but interminably long and therefore lacking the pace it needed to retain complete interest. Having thoroughly enjoyed Beneath Her Eyes, I had hoped to be similarly affected so this was somewhat disappointing.