A Mother Like You
‘A beautifully paced psychological thriller. Twisty, engrossing, sensitive and dark. EXCELLENT’ Will Dean, author of Dark Pines
All mothers have secrets...some are unforgivable
Kate Marshall lives an enviable life. Married to handsome, charming, James, owner of a successful company, she seems to have it all.
But falling pregnant at 45 was never part of the plan. Especially as Kate’s hiding a devastating secret – one that she’s been running from for twenty years.
So when ex-boyfriend Paul comes back into her life, threatening to expose the truth about what Kate did, the clock is ticking. Can she keep her secrets and finally be the mother she always dreamed of – or will her past lies destroy her perfect life?
An unputdownable, complex and twisty psychological thriller about mothers and daughters – fans of Shalini Boland, Liane Moriarty and Jane Shemilt will love this gripping read.
Readers are gripped by Ruby Speechley's latest twisty thriller:
‘Brilliant! A fantastic psychological thriller with secrets, lies, blackmail, this twisty story has everything - very suspenseful, I loved it.’ ☆☆☆☆☆ Reader Review
'An unspeakable secret, with lies and twists at every turn, Ruby’s breathtaking writing draws you in so tightly that you can’t let go until the very end.' Deborah Masson, author of Hold Your Tongue
‘Great read. The author really draws the reader into the story…couldn't put the book down.’ ☆☆☆☆☆ Reader Review
‘A brilliant addictive read… I just cannot speak highly enough about this book.’ ☆☆☆☆☆ Reader Review
‘brilliant writing and plot twists… It will really keep you guessing as to what all the characters are hiding and why!’ Reader Review
‘Kept me guessing from the beginning to the end. Excellent read’ ☆☆☆☆☆ Reader Review
‘Wow! This book kept me guessing the whole time!’ ☆☆☆☆☆ Reader Review
‘Secrets pile up from the first page in this gripping and twisty page-turning thriller. Hugely enjoyable, a compulsive read.’ Sally Harris, author of Haverscroft
‘Such a secret to stay hidden. I didn’t see that coming…An amazing writer, told such a gripping story’ ☆☆☆☆☆ Reader Review
‘The writing was so good! I couldn't put this one down.’ Reader Review
'A fast-paced and complex psychological thriller/drama, bubbling with secrets and packed with twists and turns' Susan Elliot Wright, author of The Flight of Cornelia Blackwood
‘A twisty, intriguing thriller with compelling characters and a dark, emotional heart.’ Roz Watkins, author of Cut to the Bone and The Devil’s Dice
‘Ruby Speechley is a truly talented writer, with her ability to create characters that feel so real… a shining example of a gripping domestic thriller.’ Vikki Pattis, author of The Wake and Girl, Lost
‘A compelling read packed with characters who are both flawed and engaging… packs a hefty emotional punch. Highly recommended.’ Dave Sivers, author of In Ink
‘I found myself frantically turning the pages of this beautifully written, character-driven psychological thriller to find out Kate’s dark secret’ Louise Mangos, author of Her Husband’s Secrets
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Publication Date: 4th November 2020
Publication Date: 20th May 2021