The couple next door by Shari Lapena: the Sunday Times bestseller and the most talked-about thriller of the year.

Your neighbour told you that she didn’t want your six-month-old daughter at the dinner party. Nothing personal, she just couldn’t stand her crying. Your husband said it would be fine. After all, you only live next door. You’ll have the baby monitor and you’ll take it in turns to go back every half-hour. Your daughter was sleeping when you checked on her last. But now, as you race up the stairs in your deathly quiet house, your worst fears are realized. She’s gone. You’ve never had to call the police before. But now they’re in your home, and who knows what they’ll find there…

This book announces a major new talent in thriller writing: Shari Lapena. She is able to keep you glued to the pages in search of the answers. “What would you be capable of, when pushed past your limits?” “How well do we ever know those around us?

Every chapter poses another question in this thriller documenting every parent’s worst fear.