Camilla Bruce

Triflers Need Not Apply
  • Triflers Need Not Apply

  • *PRE-ORDER THE DELICIOUSLY DARK REIMAGINING OF THE LIFE AND TIMES OF HISTORY'S ORIGINAL FEMALE SERIAL KILLER*

    Bella Sorensen loves men. She loves them to death . . .

    'Dark, twisted and dangerously addictive' SAM LLOYD, bestselling author of THE MEMORY WOOD
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    Early in life Bella Sorensen discovers the world is made only for men. They own everything: jobs, property, wives. But Bella understands what few others do: where women are concerned, men are weak.

    A woman unhampered by scruples can take from them what she wants. And so Bella sets out to prove to the world that a woman can be just as ruthless, black-hearted and single-minded as any man.

    Starting with her long suffering husband, Mads, Bella embarks on a killing spree the like of which has never been seen before nor since.

    And through it all her kind, older sister Nellie can only watch in horror as Bella's schemes to enrich herself and cut down the male population come to a glorious, dreadful fruition . . .

    Based on the true story of Belle Gunness whose killing spree began in Chicago in 1900, Triflers Need Not Apply is a novelistic tour de force exploring one woman's determination to pay men back for all they have taken.
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    'Dark glee, tragedy . . . Fans of my story The Corset will gobble this up'
    LAURA PURCELL

    'Come for the fabulous premise, stay for the razor-sharp portrait of a marvelously complex (and often totally terrifying) mind . . . Camilla Bruce has absolutely outdone herself' LAIRD HUNT

    'Starts as a revenge story but quickly becomes so much more. Clever, shocking and horrific in places, it's the sort of book for which the phrase 'page-turner' was invented' LUCIE MCKNIGHT HARDY

CAMILLA BRUCE was born in central Norway and grew up in an old forest, next to an Iron Age burial mound. She has a master's degree in comparative literature from The Norwegian University of Science and Technology and a varied work history in communications and project management. Camilla currently lives in Trondheim with her son and cat. Triflers Need Not Apply is her first foray into historical fiction.

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