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Apple of My Eye

Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (12 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

Just how far is a mother willing to go?

When a mysterious note arrives for six months pregnant Dr Eliana Hughes, she begins to doubt every aspect of her life - from her mixed feelings about motherhood to her marriage to Martin, who has become distant in recent months. 

As the person behind the note escalates their campaign to out Eli’s husband as a cheat, she finds herself unable to trust even her own instincts, and as pressure builds, she makes a mistake that jeopardises her entire future. 

Elsewhere, someone is watching. Someone who desperately wants a baby to call their own and will go to any lengths to become a mother - and stay a mother....

©2019 Claire Allan (P)2019 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic Reviews

"Amazing. I read it in one go. I was totally hooked." (Marian Keyes)

"A powerful and emotional psychological thriller that will keep you guessing and leave you breathless." (C. L. Taylor, author of The Fear)

"Utterly addictive! Literally couldn’t put it down all day! Compulsive, twisty, tense. And LOVED the ending." (Claire Douglas, author of Local Girl Missing)

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  • PB
  • parrish, fl, US
  • 02-15-19

surprising twists and turns

This was a thoroughly enjoyable book. The storyline was full of surprising twists and turns. The narrators were excellent.

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  • Keenan
  • Anchorage Alaska
  • 02-12-19

Creepy

Nurse Eliana Hughes and her husband Martin lead a charmed life in Derry, Northern Ireland, and are expecting a baby girl in two months. This will be the first grandchild for Angela, Eliana’s mother. Meanwhile, Louise is plotting to kidnap a baby and raise it as her own. Slowly, Eliana’s life unravels, Angela becomes more possessive and Louise carefully plans her crime. And then it gets really creepy.

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  • Ann D
  • 02-09-19

Fabulous!

During the early chapters, I wondered about returning this book. It seemed a bit ‘chic lit’ for me. I’m so glad I persevered as it became something else entirely. A real thriller. I can say no more without revealing spoilers. Therefore, I’ll just say ‘buy it’!

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  • Jada
  • 02-02-19

Loved it!

Couldn't stop listening.
Easy to listen to, real characters and a brilliant but fairly sad story. I did shed a few tears at the end.
Highly recommend.