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Published by Faber &
Faber, 21 May 2015. ISBN: 978-0-571-31666-3
is Alex's first novel, and was shortlisted for the Lucy Cavendish Fiction Prize
2013. It’s full of fantastic observations, and a brilliant debut.
lives a life of careful and safe routines. But all that changes when, waiting
in line at Gatwick airport toilets, a woman mouths ‘help’ to her via their
mirrored reflection. Maggie becomes an unexpected heroin, saving Anja from
become unlikely friends and the story introduces you into Maggie’s deep
thoughts and social relationships. As their lives unfold, a shocking secret
slowly surfaces from Maggie’s past. You will be drawn into Maggie’s world as it
takes shape, guessing what really happened until the very end.
Nicky Cooper Brown
After fifteen years
writing strategy for advertising agencies, Alex took a break to go back to
university and her first love, books. She completed a Masters in English and started
a PhD, but put it aside when the idea for this novel surfaced.
Alex lives outside Brighton with her family.
Nicky Cooper Browncame
late to this game we call writing. Growing up, up North, she was always praised
for her talents with her hands, rather than her mind, she harboured an artistic
flair often drawing and painting into the night. It wasn't until she moved
south to the Beautiful picturesque New Forest that she took pen to paper so to
speak. Now Nicky enjoys writing short stories and articles and has a funny and
light hearted style, but when it comes to her novels she displays a darker side
and a taste for psychological thrillers.