Reviews

  • If you want an unputdownable thriller, you’re in luck – best-seller Shari Lapena is back with a new whodunnit…Crafted like a vintage Christie and just as tense, this will be a smash hit

    Heat
  • Tense. Unpredictable. Unputdownable. Shari Lapena's novels are domestic noir at its finest.

    Simon Kernick
  • The psychological thrillers of Lapena are masterclasses in tightly plotted, economical narrative…This third novel has a premise straight out of a Agatha Christie classic

    Metro
  • [An Unwanted Guest] once again shows her gift for smart characterisation combined with a subtle appreciation for the darkness of the human heart . . . A perfectly choreographed danse macabre.

    Mail on Sunday
  • An intriguing cast, an isolated location, a raging storm and the threat of death in every dark corner: An Unwanted Guest reads like Agatha Christie with a shot of adrenalin. Clear your desk before you start it because you won't want to put it down.

    Gilly Macmillan, author of BURNT PAPER SKY
  • Enthralling!

    Prima
  • Echoes of classic Agatha Christie . . . Be sure to clear your diary. You will want to devour this in a single, uninterrupted sitting.

    Herald
  • Spine-tingling.

    Irish Tatler
  • Shari Lapena combines the cosy feel and cunning plotting of an Agatha Christie-era whodunnit with a sharp eye for contemporary life and she is rapidly becoming a go-to author for anyone seeking a light but lip-smacking mystery

    Sunday Express
  • A gripping tale from this accomplished crime writer.

    My Weekly

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