We are thrilled to announce that the twisty thriller debut Greenwich Park by Katherine Faulkner is now published in the US by Simon & Schuster. This pacey story about one woman who meets an unpredictable mother-to-be at her very first neonatal class made a big splash when it first published in 2021 in the UK (Bloomsbury), and we cannot wait for US readers to get their hands on a copy.
The debut created a huge amount of buzz back in 2019. It was snapped up by Alison Hennessey at Bloomsbury after a four-way auction, and Jackie Cantor at Simon & Schuster in the US shortly after. Excitement has been building in the run-up to this highly-anticipated publication. Marie Claire called it one of the books to get ‘excited about‘ this 2022, while Off The Shelf said it was one of its ‘most anticipated books‘ of 2022, and Goodreads included it in its ‘hot and fresh‘ list of new novels. Early reviews for this book have been nothing but positive:
We can’t wait for readers to step inside Greenwich Park…
Helen’s idyllic life—handsome architect husband, gorgeous Victorian house, and cherished baby on the way (after years of trying)—begins to change the day she attends her first prenatal class and meets Rachel, an unpredictable single mother-to-be. Rachel doesn’t seem very maternal: she smokes, drinks, and professes little interest in parenthood. Still, Helen is drawn to her. Maybe Rachel just needs a friend. And to be honest, Helen’s a bit lonely herself. At least Rachel is fun to be with. She makes Helen laugh, invites her confidences, and distracts her from her fears.
But her increasingly erratic behavior is unsettling. And Helen’s not the only one who’s noticed. Her friends and family begin to suspect that her strange new friend may be linked to their shared history in unexpected ways. When Rachel threatens to expose a past crime that could destroy all of their lives, it becomes clear that there are more than a few secrets laying beneath the broad-leaved trees and warm lamplight of Greenwich Park.
Congratulations, Katherine, on this very special day!