The Burning Girls

The Burning Girls

Now a major Paramount+ TV series starring Samantha Morton and Ruby Stokes

Summary

** NOW A PARAMOUNT+ ORIGINAL SERIES STARRING SAMANTHA MORTON AND RUBY STOKES**

The chilling RICHARD & JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Chalk Man

If you see the Burning Girls something bad will befall you...

'A mesmerising and atmospheric page-turner, with plenty of shocks and a surprise twist for a finale. Her best novel yet' SUNDAY EXPRESS

'Hypnotic and horrifying . . . Without doubt her best yet, The Burning Girls left me sleeping with the lights on' CHRIS WHITAKER
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500 years ago: eight martyrs burned
30 years ago: two teenagers vanished
Two months ago: a vicar died mysteriously

Welcome to Chapel Croft.

For Rev Jack Brooks and teenage daughter Flo it's a fresh start. New job, new home. But in a close-knit community old superstitions and a mistrust of outsiders mean treading carefully.

Yet right away Jack has more frightening concerns.

Why did no one say the last vicar killed himself? Why is Flo plagued by visions of burning girls? And who is sending them threatening messages?

Old ghosts with scores to settle can never rest. And Jack is standing in their way . . .
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'Tudor operates on the border between credulity and disbelief, creating an atmosphere of menace' Sunday Times

'A gothic, spine-tingling roller-coaster of a story . . . CJ Tudor is a master of horror' C.J. COOKE, author of The Nesting

'The best book yet from C. J. Tudor' Best

Praise for C. J. Tudor:

'C. J. Tudor is terrific. I can't wait to see what she does next' Harlan Coben

'Britain's female Stephen King' Daily Mail

'A mesmerizingly chilling and atmospheric page-turner' J.P. Delaney

'Her books have the ability to simultaneously make you unable to stop reading while wishing you could bury the book somewhere deep underground where it can't be found. Compelling and haunting' Sunday Express

'Some writers have it, and some don't. C. J. Tudor has it big time' Lee Child

'A dark star is born' A. J. Finn

Reviews

  • Hypnotic and horrifying, C. J. Tudor held me captive with another truly terrifying tale. Without doubt her best yet, The Burning Girls left me sleeping with the lights on
    Chris Whitaker, bestselling author of Waterstones Thriller of the Month We Begin at the End

About the author

C. J. Tudor

C. J. Tudor’s love of writing, especially the dark and macabre, started young. When her peers were reading Judy Blume, she was devouring Stephen King and James Herbert. Over the years she has had a variety of jobs, including trainee reporter, radio scriptwriter, dog walker, voiceover, television presenter and copywriter.

She is now the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Chalk Man, The Taking of Annie Thorne, The Other People, The Burning Girls and The Drift. All of her books are in development or optioned for TV, and The Burning Girls debuted on Paramount Plus in 2023. She is also the author of a short story collection, A Sliver of Darkness.
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