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The Safe Place Emily Is A MessEmily Proudman Just Lost Her Acting Agent, Her Job, And Her Apartment In One Miserable Day Emily Is DesperateScott 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 PerfectScott 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 DeadlySuperbly 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 JewellWelcome To Paradisewill You Ever Be Able To Leave

About the Author: Anna Downes

ANNA DOWNES was born and raised in Sheffield, UK, but now lives just north of Sydney, Australia with her husband and two children She worked as an actress before turning her attention to writing She was shortlisted for the Sydney Writers Room Short Story Prize 2017 and longlisted for the Margaret River Short Story Competition 2018 The Safe Place was inspired by Anna s experiences working as a live in housekeeper on a remote French estate in 2009 10.

10 thoughts on “The Safe Place

  1. says:

    It was gripping, entertaining, weird, predictable but great choice to spend your time without thinking apocalyptic and horrifying news and getting rid of your daily paranoia by focusing on something crazier.The story s told b

  2. says:

    Emily s life is a mess Her employer offers her an opportunity far too good to be true and things go the way you think they willThis book was interesting and fun to read but unfortunately suffered from two shortcomings 1 A mostly predi

  3. says:

    3.5interesting, a bit predictable I think I wanted a bit When Emily finds herself fired from her temp jobshe is at a loss for what to do Her acting career is not taking off, she is not close with her family, in fact she resents them Then her e

  4. says:

    3.5 starsI love the book cover design for this one as it practically begs you to read the book during the summer or while on vacation The story hooked me from the beginning because it had a creepy factor to it in which I wasn t entirely sure which dire

  5. says:

    Emily Proudman s acting career has come to a standstill None of the auditions she s gone to have been successful and her agent is leaving for the US On top of that she s just lost her most recent job as a receptionist Her rent is overdue and without work she ca

  6. says:

    The beautiful cover made me want to hop on a plane and go somewhere nice and tropical to read this book but that was not an option so I found a comfy chair in a warm room instead.I think I can safely say that the main character, Emily, needed help urgently To accept a j

  7. says:

    A bit predictable, but a nice escape from worldwide pandemics nonethelessMany thanks to the publisher for providing my review copy.

  8. says:

    A nicely done debut by Anna Downes 3.5 starsThe Safe Place kept me engaged throughout, and with one minor tweak which I ll mention below , this could be a truly outstanding novel Told almost entirely from Emily s point of view, there are also a few chapters told from Scott s perspective,

  9. says:

    Thank you NetGalley for giving me an eARC in exchange for an honest review.I don t really know how I felt about this, I saw all the incredible reviews and had high expectations Those expectations were not met, and I am disappointed I thought this was a very drawn out thriller, that you figure out

  10. says:

    Emily Proudman was destitute Her acting career was over before it had even begun She d lost her temping job as a receptionist The rent was behind again and the landlord had given her four weeks to get out And there was no one left who would lend her a couch to sleep on, or money to see her through She had

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