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The playdate [text (large print)] / Louise Millar.

By: Millar, Louise.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Leicester : Charnwood, 2013Edition: Large print edition.Description: 453 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444814507 (hbk.); 1444814508 (hbk.).Other title: The play date [Cover title].Subject(s): Neighbors -- Fiction | Single mothers -- Fiction | Family secrets -- FictionGenre/Form: Psychological fiction. | Thrillers (Fiction) | Large type books. | General fiction.DDC classification: MIL Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Sound designer Callie Roberts, a single mother, has come to rely on Suzy, her best friend and neighbour. Suzy has been good to Callie and Rae, her daughter; welcoming them into her large, apparently happy family. But Callie knows that Suzy's life is not as perfect as it seems. It's time she pulled away - and she needs to get back to work. So why does she keep putting off telling Suzy? And who will care for Rae? The houses in the anonymous city street hide families, each with their own secrets. Callie's increased sense of alienation leads her to try and befriend a new resident, Debs. But she's odd - you wouldn't trust her with your child - especially if you knew anything about her past...
Summary: Sound designer Callie Roberts, a single mother, has come to rely on Suzy, her best friend and neighbour. Suzy has been good to Callie and Rae, her daughter; welcoming them into her large, apparently happy family. But Callie knows that Suzy's life is not as perfect as it seems. It's time she pulled away - and she needs to get back to work. So why does she keep putting off telling Suzy? And who will care for Rae? The houses in the anonymous city street hide families, each with their own secrets. Callie's increased sense of alienation leads her to try and befriend a new resident, Debs. But she's odd - you wouldn't trust her with your child - especially if you knew anything about her past...
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Single mother Callie has come to rely heavily on her best friend Suzy. But Callie suspects Suzy's life isn't as simple as it seems. It's time she pulled away - going back to work is just the first step towards rediscovering her old confidence. So why does she keep putting off telling Suzy about her new job?

Standard print edition originally published: London: Pan, 2012.

Complete and unabridged.

"You leave your child with a friend. Until the day it goes wrong." --Cover.

Sound designer Callie Roberts, a single mother, has come to rely on Suzy, her best friend and neighbour. Suzy has been good to Callie and Rae, her daughter; welcoming them into her large, apparently happy family. But Callie knows that Suzy's life is not as perfect as it seems. It's time she pulled away - and she needs to get back to work. So why does she keep putting off telling Suzy? And who will care for Rae? The houses in the anonymous city street hide families, each with their own secrets. Callie's increased sense of alienation leads her to try and befriend a new resident, Debs. But she's odd - you wouldn't trust her with your child - especially if you knew anything about her past...

Sound designer Callie Roberts, a single mother, has come to rely on Suzy, her best friend and neighbour. Suzy has been good to Callie and Rae, her daughter; welcoming them into her large, apparently happy family. But Callie knows that Suzy's life is not as perfect as it seems. It's time she pulled away - and she needs to get back to work. So why does she keep putting off telling Suzy? And who will care for Rae? The houses in the anonymous city street hide families, each with their own secrets. Callie's increased sense of alienation leads her to try and befriend a new resident, Debs. But she's odd - you wouldn't trust her with your child - especially if you knew anything about her past...

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