The Perfect Betrayal by Lauren North

Published April 10, 2023

The Perfect Betrayal by Lauren North

Book info

  • Title The Perfect Betrayal
  • Author Lauren North
  • Year 2019
  • Genre Thriller

After the sudden death of her husband, Tess is drowning in grief. All she has left is her son, Jamie, and she'll do anything to protect him - but she's struggling to cope. When grief counsellor Shelley knocks on their door, everything changes. Shelley is understanding and kind, and promises she can help Tess through the hardest time of her life. But when a string of unsettling events happens and questions arise over her husband's death, Tess starts to suspect that Shelley may have an ulterior motive. Tess knows she must do everything she can to keep Jamie safe - but she's at her most vulnerable, and that's a dangerous place to be...


This was an interesting thriller, well written, and the way it dipped back and forth in time kept me hooked and turning the pages to see what happened. The characters didn’t really leap out at me but I kept pushing on towards the big twist at the end. It was a shock, and a good twist, but then I feel like it didn’t play out as best it could. A good read though.

Rating: 3 / 5

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