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Released August 6, 2020
ISBN 9781529400847

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THE SENSATIONAL NEW PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER FROM THE INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE GIRL BEFORE


'Utterly terrifying and compelling' Stephanie Wrobel

'JP Delaney is King of Thrillers and Playing Nice is his best book yet' Fiona Cummins

Pete Riley answers the door one morning to a parent's worst nightmare. On his doorstep is Miles Lambert, who breaks the devastating news that Pete's two-year-old, Theo, isn't Pete's real son - their babies got mixed up at birth.


The two families - Pete, his partner Maddie, and Miles and his wife Lucy - agree that, rather than swap the boys back, they'll try to find a more flexible way to share their children's lives. But a plan to sue the hospital triggers an investigation that unearths disturbing questions about just what happened the day the babies were switched.


And when Theo is thrown out of nursery for hitting other children, Maddie and Pete have to ask themselves: how far do they want this arrangement to go? What secrets lie hidden behind the Lamberts' smart front door? How much can they trust the real parents of their child - or even each other?


An addictive psychological thriller, perfect for fans of The Silent Patient and Shari Lapena's The Couple Next Door.

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J.P. Delaney

J.P. Delaney is the pseudonym of an author who has previously written award-winning fiction under other names.

The Girl Before, a stunning psychological thriller, was published by Ballantine in the US and Quercus in the UK in January 2017 and has sold in over forty territories. An instant New York Times, PW, USA Today and Sunday Times bestseller, The Girl Before was anointed the “top girl of this season’s suspense novels” by both The Washington Post and Newsday.

Universal Pictures has optioned the movie rights to bestselling thriller, with Ron Howard to direct, and Brian Grazer and Michael de Luca to produce.

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