From the bestselling author of Anatomy of a Scandal - a new thought-provoking novel exploring the complexity of motherhood and all that connects and disconnects us. You think you know her... But look a little closer She is a stay-at-home mother-of-three with boundless reserves of patience, energy and love.
After being friends for a decade, this is how Liz sees Jess. Then one moment changes everything. Dark thoughts and carefully guarded secrets surface - and Liz is left questioning everything she thought she knew about her friend, and about herself.
Praise for Little Disasters: 'A deep dive into the dark side of motherhood. Highly recommended' Erin Kelly, author of He Said/She Said 'Compelling, beautifully written, so perceptive and emotionally devastating. Like Anatomy of a Scandal, it feels like an important book as well as a brilliant read' Lucy Foley, author of The Hunting Party 'Sarah Vaughan turns her pin-sharp attentions to the blame game that is early parenthood, raising the stakes to truly fearful levels.
This tense, absorbing read will have parents - in fact, all readers - turning the pages deep into the night' Louise Candlish, author of Those People 'Little Disasters takes on another topical and emotive issue with the same skill and command Vaughan showed in Anatomy of a Scandal' Cara Hunter, author of All The Rage 'An emotionally terrifying story. Sarah has impressively created characters whose pain and fear is all too real. I could not put this book down' Heidi Parks, author of Now You See Her 'Vaughan explores the darker impulses of motherhood - the fear, fury and despair; the frantic juggling, loss of control and exhaustion - and of course the overwhelming love.
Refreshingly assured and punchy writing that is sure to hit a nerve' Lucy Atkins, author of Magpie Lane 'A brilliant storyteller, Vaughan serves up every mother's nightmare with consummate skill and a big heart. Clever. Totally compelling.