8183303Gilly Macmillan grew up in Swindon, Wiltshire and also lived in Northern California in her late teens. She studied History of Art at Bristol University and then at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London.


She worked at The Burlington Magazine and the Hayward Gallery before starting a family, and since then has done some lecturing in ‘A’ Level photography.


Gilly lives in Bristol, UK with her husband and three children and now writes full time. She’s currently working on her third novel.

23 08, 2016

Review: THE PERFECT GIRL by Gilly Macmillan

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Review: THE PERFECT GIRL by Gilly MacmillanThe Perfect Girl by Gilly Macmillan
Published by HarperCollins on September 6th 2016
Pages: 464
Genres: Fiction, Psychological, Mystery & Detective, General, Women Sleuths
ARC provided by BEA 2016, HarperCollins

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The New York Times bestselling author of What She Knew returns with an electrifying new novel about how the past will always find us...
"Literary suspense at its finest.”—Mary Kubica, New York Times bestselling author of Pretty Baby

“A wonderfully addictive book with virtuoso plotting and characters - for anyone who loved Girl on the Train, it’s a must read.”   — Rosamund Lupton

Zoe Maisey is a seventeen-year-old musical prodigy with a genius IQ. Three years ago, she was involved in a tragic incident that left three classmates dead. She served her time, and now her mother, Maria, is resolved to keep that devastating fact tucked far away from their new beginning, hiding the past even from her new husband and demanding Zoe do the same. 
Tonight Zoe is giving a recital that Maria has been planning for months. It needs to be the performance of her life. But instead, by the end of the evening, Maria is dead.

In the aftermath, everyone—police, family, Zoe’s former solicitor, and Zoe herself—tries to piece together what happened. But as Zoe knows all too well, the truth is rarely straightforward, and the closer we are to someone, the less we may see.

This is the story of a teenage prodigy who got herself into trouble. Zoe looks perfect and plays the piano so well that she earned herself a scholarship into an elite private school. One night Zoe makes a horrible mistake and ends up killing 3 of her classmates in a DUI accident. She […]

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