Books by Sally Hepworth

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The Good Sister

Australian author Sally Hepworth's latest novel The Good Sister tells the story of a set of twin sisters, one of whom isn't at all the person she pretends to be. It's a quick and engaging read, but it does lack some of the sparkle found in the author's previous work. Rose and Fern grew up with on ...

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The Good Sister

The Good Sister is one part heartbreaking story of sacrifice on the level on Von Trier’s Breaking the Waves, one part Mommie Dearest, and it packs a memorable emotional wallop. Rose and Fern share a special bond – they’re twin sisters. Rose has a husband, Owen, whom she loves deeply even th ...

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The Mother-in-Law

When I first learned that Sally Hepworth's latest novel was going to be a thriller, I honestly wasn't sure how I felt. If you've been following my reviews here at AAR for any length of time, I'm sure you've figured out that twisty thrillers are some of my very favorite things to read, but even so, I ...

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The Family Next Door

Author Sally Hepworth stole my heart in early 2016 with with the beautifully rendered The Things We Keep, and I've been a devoted fan ever since. Her latest novel, The Family Next Door, isn't as poignant, but I loved it just as much as I hoped I would. Pleasant Court is the closest thing to idyll ...

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The Mother's Promise

Last year, I discovered the writing of Sally Hepworth. I adored her novel The Things We Keep, so I was over the moon to learn she had a new book coming out. I was sure I was in for a very intense read, full of emotional depth and characters I could totally relate to, and that's exactly what she has ...

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The Things We Keep

I've heard good things about the writing of Sally Hepworth, but it was not until The Things We Keep was released that I felt compelled to try one of her books for myself. Ms. Hepworth is one of those authors who transports her readers out of their own lives and into the lives of her characters. Narr ...