The Perfect Nanny by Leïla Slimani

The baby is dead.

This is the first book in a while that earned a gasp as soon as I read the opening line. It gave me instant chills and a sense of dread that never eased up throughout the rest of the book. With an opening like that, I expected to be blown away by the time I reached the end… but alas, it was not to be.

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