The Safe Place

A remote and idyllic French estate is the setting for this addictive thriller from a major new Australian talent.

Published worldwide in Australia and New Zealand (Affirm Press), UK (Hodder) and the USA (St Martin’s), The Safe Place by Anna Downes was one of the most exciting and most talked about thriller debut of 2020.

Emily Proudman is a struggling actor in London, whose life is falling apart. When she is offered a job as live-in assistant for a family on a remote French estate, she jumps at the chance to start over. But her charismatic new employers are hiding dangerous secrets, and what at first appears to be a dream come true turns out to a be a prison from which none of them will ever escape – unless Emily can find a way to set them all free.