The Girls Are Good

By Ilaria Bernardini

COMPETITION. PERFECTION. DESTRUCTION.

‘A tight, frightening story of friendship, rivalry and obsession, told in sparse and beautiful prose’ Abigail Dean, author of GIRL A

‘Brilliantly observed, beautifully written – it’s quite simply unforgettable’ Alex Michaelides, author of THE SILENT PATIENT and THE MAIDENS

A DANGEROUS OBSESSION
Martina wants to be the best gymnast in the world. But so does everyone around her.

A TOURNAMENT WITH A DIFFERENCE
During one week of intense competition, Martina and her teammates are tested to the limit, and any sign of weakness can quickly spell the end.

A MURDER IN THE NIGHT
By the end of the week, one of the gymnasts will be dead. Every girl will do anything to win…but at what cost?

‘Compelling, harrowing, and ultimately devastating – it’s quite simply unforgettable.’ ALEX MICHAELIDES, author of THE PATIENT

‘A tight, frightening story of friendship, rivalry and obsession.’ ABIGAIL DEAN, Sunday Times bestselling author of GIRL A

Brutal and brilliant – I read it in one sitting.’ HARRIET TYCE, author of BLOOD ORANGE

‘A glimpse into a wonderfully dangerous, screwed up world. I couldn’t put it down.’ CESCA MAJOR, author of THE OTHER GIRL