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  • Published: 16 April 2024
  • ISBN: 9780241995020
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $26.00

Dirty Laundry




A deliciously scandalous pageturner about the dark side of suburbia, peeling back the layers of an insta-perfect life to reveal rotten friendships, manipulation masquerading as love and families riddled with lies . . .

Keep your friends close and your neighbours closer...

Ciara has it all - a loving husband, well-behaved children and an immaculate home. But behind the filters, her reality is far from what it seems.

Mishti is stuck in a loveless marriage, raising her daughter in a country that is too cold, among children who look nothing like her.

Lauren is mostly happy, despite being judged for letting her kids run naked, wild and free.

Then Ciara is found murdered in her pristine home and suddenly everyone is a suspect.

Hushed whispers, secret rendezvous and bloody betrayals . . .

Everyone has their dirty laundry, but this goes beyond gossip.

This is all-out war.

  • Published: 16 April 2024
  • ISBN: 9780241995020
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $26.00

About the author

Disha Bose

Disha Bose, 32, was born and raised in India, and has lived in Calcutta, London, and Dublin. She worked in the tech industry before joining the Masters in creative writing programme at University College Dublin. She was shortlisted for the DNA Short Story Prize for 2016, and her poetry and short stories have appeared in The Incubator Journal, The Galway Review, Cultured Vultures, and Headstuff. Her travel pieces have appeared in the Economic Times of India and Coldnoon. She now lives in Cork, Ireland. Dirty Laundry is her debut novel.

Praise for Dirty Laundry

A twisty tale of love gone wrong

Joshilyn Jackson, Mother May I

Lethal, entertaining with characters you'll love to hate. A delicious take on people behaving badly

Darby Kane, Pretty Little Wife

Bose masterfully creates deeply drawn and utterly human characters in this powerful suspense debut

Liv Constantine, The Last Mrs Parrish

With characters that jump off the page, deep dark secrets and twisted webs of lies, Dirty Laundry is everything I want in a book - Desperate Housewives in a small-town setting, each turn in the story even better than the last

Andrea Mara, All Her Fault