Book giveaway: The Perfect Girl - Gilly Macmillan
This giveaway is sponsored by Little, Brown
Looking for a holiday read you can't put down? We're giving away free copies of this tensely-plotted psychological thriller from bestselling author Gilly Macmillan.
About the book
Zoe is a 17-year-old musical prodigy with the IQ of a genius. But just a few years ago, she was involved in a tragic incident that left three classmates dead. She served her time - a fact which Maria, her mother, is determined to keep hidden in the past.
One night, Zoe gives a recital that needs to be the performance of her life. But instead, by the end of the evening, Maria is dead.
In the aftermath, everyone - the police, family, Zoe's former solicitor, and Zoe herself - tries to piece together what happened. But as Zoe knows all too well, the truth is rarely straightforward, and sometimes the closer we are to someone, the less we are able to see.
"With tightly drawn characters, a fascinating storyline and absolutely exquisite narration, The Perfect Girl is sure to keep readers up all night. Gilly Macmillan proves once again to be a master of the written word and is quickly becoming one of my go-to authors." – Mary Kubica, author of The Good Girl
"A perfect prodigy has a secret her stepfather doesn't know about... Full of suspense, a real page-turner." – Netgalley review
Gilly Macmillan grew up in Swindon and also lived in Northern California in her late teens. She studied History of Art at Bristol University and then at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London. She worked at The Burlington Magazine and the Hayward Gallery before starting a family. Since then she's worked as a part-time lecturer (teaching A Level Photography) and a full-time mum. She now lives in Bristol with her husband and three children. This is her second novel. You can find her on her website, Facebook and Twitter @
We have 50 copies of The Perfect Girl to give away to Mumsnetters. This giveaway is now closed.
We ask all winners to share their thoughts about the book on the discussion thread. However, you don't have to win a free copy to take part in the discussion - anyone who has read The Perfect Girl can post their feedback (and you can buy the book now).
Everyone who posts on the thread before 7 October will be entered into a prize draw to win a £100 Love2shop voucher.
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