Reviews

  • "I was pulled into The Memory Wood from the very first page—it grabs you by the throat and doesn’t let you go. It’s an intense, atmospheric, and truly original thriller. Put everything else aside when you enter the Memory Wood, including your expectations…"

    Shari Lapena
  • "Beautifully told, with two superbly drawn young protagonists, Lloyd is a rare new thriller talent."

    Daily Mail
  • "Remarkable. Stunning prose and compulsive reading. It's undoubtedly the best thriller I've read in a long, long time."

    Lesley Kara
  • "What makes this book special is the marvellously executed subterranean power game. Superbly creepy, with an unexpected twist, this is a very grim modern fairytale."

    Guardian
  • "Forget everything you think you know about thrillers. The Memory Wood is a compulsive page-turner where visceral horror meets Grimm fairytale – a story that’s guaranteed to burn itself into your brain . . . Every twist and distortion evokes a physical response – you’ll be breathless with anticipation, tingling with hope, and numb with dread from beginning to end."

    Press Association
  • "A beautifully written, fast-paced thriller with twists and turns as dark as the cell in which Elissa is confined. We devoured it in a matter of hours."

    Heat
  • "A darkly chilling and original novel . . . a series of twists keeps readers captivated until a shocking climax."

    Daily Express
  • "Brilliant writing, a terrifying story, and characters so real it feels like you know them. If you enjoy dark, twisty thrillers that stay with you, read this book."

    Samantha Downing
  • "The dreamy nature of the story slowly dissipates as the danger deepens, leaving this reader with pounding heart and sweating palms."

    Observer
  • "The Memory Wood is impossible to put down. It's so wonderfully written, creepily atmospheric and chilling."

    Karen Hamilton