Book Buzz: The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth

“A stunningly clever thriller made doubly suspenseful by not one, but two unreliable narrators.” People



There's only been one time that Rose couldn't stop me from doing the wrong thing, and that was a mistake that will haunt me for the rest of my life.


Fern Castle works in her local library. She has dinner with her twin sister Rose three nights a week. And she avoids crowds, bright lights, and loud noises as much as possible. Fern has a carefully structured life, and disrupting her routine can be...dangerous.

When Rose discovers that she cannot get pregnant, Fern sees her chance to pay her sister back for everything Rose has done for her. Fern can have a baby for Rose. She just needs to find a father. Simple.


Fern's mission will shake the foundations of the life she has carefully built for herself and stir up dark secrets from the past in this quirky, rich, and shocking story of what families keep hidden.

“If you are only going to read one book this month, it should be The Good Sister...I could not put this book down and the whole team felt the exact same way...Sally Hepworth somehow manages to have this book that is both thrilling and hopeful at the same time.”
―Sarah Gelman, Amazon Books Editorial Director

The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth

320 Pages

ISBN 9781250120953


Sally Hepworth has lived around the world, spending extended periods in Singapore, the United Kingdom, and Canada. She is the author of The Secrets of Midwives, The Things We Keep, The Mother's Promise, The Family Next Door, and The Mother-in-Law. Sally now lives in Melbourne with her husband, three children, and one adorable dog.