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The Favourite

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781398718449

Price: £14.99

ON SALE: 18th January 2024

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Thriller / Suspense

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WOW! If this isn’t a book to brag about I don’t know what is… I started The Favourite late last night. Never did I anticipate I would be closing the book at 3am left in complete shock… This book was insane! It was twisted, it was heart-breaking but it was so darn good! A must-read… I strongly encourage you to pre-order this book!‘ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 STARS

She’ll be his favourite, and his downfall…

Jessica Mooney seems like any other student at her university. She’s talented, driven, and looks set to be this year’s ‘favourite’ in charismatic Professor Crane’s Law and Literature class. But unlike the other students competing for his good opinion, Jessica isn’t what she seems. She’s carrying a dark secret.

Her sister is dead. Crane’s to blame. And she’s the only one who can bring him to justice.

Will Jessica be able to get the answers and justice she seeks, or will her search for revenge destroy her first?

Read what everyone is saying about The Favourite:

“It had such an evocative academic atmosphere… felt very original… Beautifully done… brilliant foreshadowing… A truly propulsive read that I ended up gobbling up in one sitting” Heather Darwent, author of instant Sunday Times bestseller, The Things We Do to our Friends

“Tense, claustrophobic and gripping, with prose to be savoured, Rosemary Hennigan is a talent to watch.” Sam Blake, #1 bestselling author and Irish Times bestseller

The Favourite is dark academia at its best. A page-turning, gripping novel that I absolutely devoured.” Disha Bose, author of Irish Times bestseller Dirty Laundry

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'Juicy and dark... a standout dark academia thriller, with shades of Donna Tartt's modern classic The Secret History and Emerald Fennell's revenge fantasy film Promising Young Woman... Jessica is a firecracker of a protagonist... Thanks to Hennigan's strong voice and full embrace of the bumpy, twisty nature of retribution and revenge, The Favourite positively sings.'
[Hennigan] brilliantly weaves an enraging and all too familiar narrative that spotlights the systemic disregard of women and the dismissal of sexual violence
Hennigan's law degree is evident in her eloquent depictions of classroom discussions and her thoughtful meditations on justice. Readers will devour this satisfying tale of vengeance
Publisher's Weekly
[A]n engaging thriller that entertains while it explores toxic relationships and abuse of power in a prestigious academic setting