There are two sides to every story.
But the truth is black and white.
Lola doesn’t want a new stepmother. Especially not one who has come out of nowhere and only been with her dad for three months. And – she’s not racist or anything – but since when did her dad fancy black women anyway?
Darling doesn’t particularly want a new stepdaughter. Especially not one as spiteful and spoilt as Lola. She does want Lola’s dad though. And he wants her, so that’s that: Darling and Lola will just have to get used to each other.
Unless Lola can find a way to get rid of Darling.
This fast-moving story about love, race and jealousy in Brexit Britain is Rachel Edward’s debut novel – a suburban tragedy for our times. Packed full of current and pressing issues, it’s out in May 2018.
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