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The Adults

The Adults

Meet The Adults.

Claire and Matt are divorced but decide what’s best for their daughter is to have a ‘normal’ family Christmas with them all together.

Claire brings her new boyfriend Patrick, a seemingly eligible Iron-Man-in-Waiting. Matt brings the new love of his life Alex, funny, smart, and extremely patient. Scarlett, their daughter, brings her imaginary friend Posey. He’s a rabbit.

Together the five (or six?) of them grit their teeth over Organized Fun activities, drinking too much after bed time, oversharing classified secrets about their pasts and, before they know it, their holiday is a powder keg that ends – where this story starts – with a call to the police…

But what happened? They said they’d all be adults about this…
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 29th November 2018

Price: £7.99

ISBN-13: 9781409178316

Reviews

I loved it. I couldn't believe it was a debut. It was so funny, and intriguing and I was desperate to know where it was all heading - a great read
Mike Gayle author of THE MAN I THINK I KNOW
Packed with sharp wit, engaging characters and off-beat humour, this is a fresh and feisty thrill-ride of a novel.
HEAT
Razor-sharp comedy.
SUNDAY MIRROR
Genuinely unputdownable books are rare in my experience. This is one...A brilliant, original comedy of contemporary manners.
DAILY MAIL
I loved The Adults! Funny, dry and beautifully observed. Highly recommended for anyone whose Perfect Christmases never quite go according to plan! Gill Sims, bestselling author of Why Mummy Drinks.
I have a feeling Caroline Hulse might be a genius, this book is so brilliant. It's funny, clever and original - I loved every minute of reading it. Also, Posey should get a spin-off TV show
Lucy Vine, author of Hot Mess
Clever, perceptive and wickedly funny, this is a holiday-from-hell extravaganza not to be missed!
Lancashire Evening Post
Caroline Hulse's The Adults gripped me from the start . . . With a razor-sharp eye, she dissects the nightmare of family politics. It's an assured, well-paced book, and even though we know the crisis point from the beginning, there are heaps of surprises along the way. Reminiscent of Liane Moriarty's Big Little Lies, this book is a sure-fire winner'
Cass Hunter, author of The After Wife
Brilliantly funny.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING