As a hypnotherapist, Ellen helps her clients deal with all sorts of unusual problems. So when she finds out that her new boyfriend, Nathan, is being stalked by his ex-lover, she’s not worried at all; in fact, she’s rather curious and wishes she could sit down with Saskia to have a good chat about it all.
No one grows up dreaming of becoming a stalker. It’s not a life ambition or game plan. It just sort of… happens. At least that’s Saskia’s story and she’s sticking with it. And she’s determined not to be left behind by Nathan and Ellen’s new love.
Ellen’s wish to counsel Saskia comes true in a way she could never have predicted – Saskia has been masquerading as a new client…
This perceptive and honest novel from Liane Moriarty shows us that life is complicated, relationships aren’t black and white, and people are never simply good or bad. And we all do crazy things sometimes – especially when we are in love!
“Not all the best writers are to be found on the Miles Franklin shortlist. Consider Liane Moriarty, superb in technique… should have more critical success. All of her novels set themselves extremely difficult tasks… The novel blends elements of crime, horror and love story… ” Sunday Age
“A compelling love triangle is a the centre of this romance with an edge, the latest triumph from best-selling Liane Moriarty” The Australian Women’s Weekly (Book of the Month)
“Fascinating and compassionate fiction” The Daily Telegraph