Little Darlings by Melanie Golding audiobook

Little Darlings: A Novel

By Melanie Golding
Read by Stephanie Racine  and Melanie Golding

HarperCollins Publishers
11.85 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9781443459228

SOON TO BE A MOTION PICTURE Film rights sold to Notting Hill director Roger Michell and producer Kevin Loader A new mother becomes convinced that her children are not her own… Lauren, a new mother, is exhausted by the demands of her twin boys. Since coming home from the hospital, she rarely leaves the house. But it isn't only new motherhood keeping her there. Lauren knows someone is watching them and someone wants her babies. It started with an incident at the hospital and an emergency call in the middle of the night. No one believes her -- not her husband, not the police -- until one day in the park when everything changes. Is Lauren mad or does she know something no one else does? A gripping novel that gets to the heart of a mother’s worst fears, and how often they are ignored.  

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Summary

Summary

Finalist for the 2019 Dragon Award for Best Horror Novel

Finalist for the Ladies of Horror Fiction Award for Best Debut

A Booklist Pick of Top 10 Books of Women's Fiction

An April 2019 LibraryReads Pick

SOON TO BE A MOTION PICTURE

Film rights sold to Notting Hill director Roger Michell and producer Kevin Loader

A new mother becomes convinced that her children are not her own…

Lauren, a new mother, is exhausted by the demands of her twin boys. Since coming home from the hospital, she rarely leaves the house. But it isn't only new motherhood keeping her there. Lauren knows someone is watching them and someone wants her babies. It started with an incident at the hospital and an emergency call in the middle of the night. No one believes her -- not her husband, not the police -- until one day in the park when everything changes. Is Lauren mad or does she know something no one else does?

A gripping novel that gets to the heart of a mother’s worst fears, and how often they are ignored.

 

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Chilling story, beautiful prose. Little Darlings is stunning.” Clare Mackintosh, New York Times bestselling author
“Explores the fierce and desperate love we have for our children, written with beautiful intensity…A gorgeous, creepy, modern fairy tale.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“Golding spins a modern story of ghosts and fairy tales while also exploring the harsh reality of twenty-first century motherhood…Golding beautifully blends the supernatural with the everyday, keeping readers riveted to the page as they question what is true. Parents, particularly mothers, will see themselves in both Lauren and Harper.” Booklist (starred review)

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Author

Author Bio: Melanie Golding

Author Bio: Melanie Golding

Melanie Golding is a graduate, with distinction, of Bath Spa University’s postgraduate creative writing program. She has been a farm hand, a factory worker, a child-minder, and a music teacher. Throughout all this—because and in spite of it—there was always the writing. In recent years she has won and been short-listed in several local and national story competitions. Little Darlings is her first novel.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Thrillers/Suspense
Runtime: 11.85
Audience: Adult
Language: English