Published: December 2019
'The one to watch' Sunday Times
When Emira is apprehended at a supermarket for 'kidnapping' the white child she's actually babysitting, it sets off an explosive chain of events. Her employer Alix, a feminist blogger with the best of intentions, resolves to make things right.
But Emira herself is aimless, broke and wary of Alix's desire to help. When a surprising connection emerges between the two women, it sends them on a crash course that will upend everything they think they know - about themselves, each other, and the messy dynamics of privilege.
'Bites into the zeitgeist then spits it out with gusto' Stylist
'Twists that made me gasp out loud ... A gripping page-turner' Madeline Miller
'Unleashes a reckoning with issues of class, money and race. A firecracker debut' Guardian
'I couldn't put this down' Jojo Moyes
'Perfectly observed' The Times
'Clever, funny and shrewd. A beautiful tale of how we live now' Elizabeth Day
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