Reviewer: Serena Soape
Date of Release: July 14th, 2020
Emily is a mess.
Emily Proudman just lost her acting agent, her job, and her apartment in one miserable day.
Emily is desperate.
Scott Denny, a successful and charismatic CEO, has a problem that neither his business acumen nor vast wealth can fix. Until he meets Emily.
Emily is perfect.
Scott offers Emily a summer job as a housekeeper on his remote, beautiful French estate. Enchanted by his lovely wife Nina, and his eccentric young daughter, Aurelia, Emily falls headlong into this oasis of wine-soaked days by the pool. But soon Emily realizes that Scott and Nina are hiding dangerous secrets, and if she doesn’t play along, the consequences could be deadly.
Superbly tense and oozing with atmosphere, Anna Downs’s debut is the perfect summer suspense, with the modern gothic feel of Ruth Ware and the morally complex family dynamics of Lisa Jewell.
Welcome to paradise…will you ever be able to leave?
This captivating debut novel by Anna Downes had me hooked the moment I picked it up.
The exhilarating unexpected things that were happening to Emily kept me on the edge of my seat, looking for more thrills.
“The Safe Place” was suspenseful and riveting. You will love the surprising ride you go one when you read this novel.
I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for fair and honest review.