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  • Published: 3 April 2024
  • ISBN: 9781405951364
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $26.00


The enthralling new novel from the 10-million-copy, No. 1 bestselling author

Eve should never have married Don Hathaway. He is a bully. Worse than that, he hurts her.
But, after one drunken rage too many, she has the courage to leave him. It's a difficult path, yet she needs to give her children hope for the future.
Don, however, is bitter. And getting away entirely from him proves impossible.
Until the day, Eve tries to teach him a lesson - and it all goes horribly wrong.
Eve loves her children but now she carries a terrible burden that she dares not share. Has she betrayed her and her children's futures?

  • Published: 3 April 2024
  • ISBN: 9781405951364
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $26.00

About the author

Lesley Pearse

Lesley Pearse was brought up in South London in various orphanages from the age of three. She learned about the Soho club scene and the music business during the Sixties with the late John Pritchard. Her novels have sold over ten million copies worldwide. Lesley has three daughters and three grandchildren and lives in Bristol.

Lesley Pearse was told as a child that she had too much imagination for her own good. When she grew up she worked her way through a number of jobs, including nanny, bunny girl, dressmaker and full-time mother before, at the age of forty-nine, settling upon a career that would allow her gifts to blossom: she became a published writer. Lesley now lives just outside Bristol. She has three daughters and two grandchildren.

Find out more about Lesley and keep up to date with what she's been doing by following her on Twitter@LesleyPearse or by signing up for her regular newsletter at www.LesleyPearse.com

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Praise for Betrayal

Praise for Lesley Pearse


Storytelling at its very best

Daily Mail

Evocative, compelling, told from the heart

Sunday Express

Glorious, heartwarming

Woman & Home

Intriguing, heart-tugging, beautifully written


An engrossing read

Woman's Weekly

Gritty, painful and packed with surprises, but also brimming with the sensitivity and empathy that have made Pearse a readers' favourite, this is a story that grips from first page to last

Lancashire Post

With her trademark insight into relationships, Lesley Pearse thrills and entertains in this exploration of being a strong woman

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