THE AU PAIR, by Emma Rous, PenguinRandomHouse

Seraphine Mayes and her twin brother Danny were born in the middle of summer at their family’s estate on the Norfolk coast. Within hours of their birth, their mother threw herself from the cliffs, the au pair fled, and the village thrilled with whispers of dark cloaks, changelings, and the aloof couple who drew a … Continue reading THE AU PAIR, by Emma Rous, PenguinRandomHouse

THE BELOVEDS, by Maureen Lindley, Gallery Books/Simon Schuster

An exploration of domestic derangement, as sinister as Daphne Du Maurier’s classic Rebecca, that plumbs the depths of sibling rivalry with wit and menace. Oh, to be a Beloved—one of those lucky people for whom nothing ever goes wrong. Everything falls into their laps without effort: happiness, beauty, good fortune, allure. Betty Stash is not … Continue reading THE BELOVEDS, by Maureen Lindley, Gallery Books/Simon Schuster