He Started It

He Started It

The gripping Sunday Times Top 10 bestselling psychological thriller

Summary

SOMEONE ALWAYS TAKES THINGS TOO FAR . . . The gripping Sunday Times bestselling psychological thriller from the No. 1 bestselling author of My Lovely Wife

'So addictive it should come with a warning' Alice Feeney
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No-one knows you better than your family.

They know the little things that make you smile.

They know your darkest secrets.

Sure, you haven't always been best friends. But if it seemed as though someone was after you, that you might be in danger, then you'd be on each other's side . . .

Right?

So gripping you won't stop reading.

So twisty that you won't know who to trust.

And so dark that you'll realise something truly chilling:

No-one is more dangerous than the ones who know you best.
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'My Lovely Wife was one of my top books of 2019. He Started It is even better!' C.J. Tudor, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Chalk Man

'Whip-smart, lean, deliciously dark and addictive. One of the best thrillers I've read in a long time' Ali Land

'Wow! It's dark, it's twisted and it's going to be your new favourite book! 5***** Reader Review

'Chilling, thrilling, twisty, fast paced, riveting, tense, dark & scary . . . My favourite book this year' 5***** Reader Review

PRAISE FOR MY LOVELY WIFE

'The most gripping psychological thriller of 2019' Stylist

'Wow! My Lovely Wife is a stunner - full of twists, well-drawn characters, and riveting suspense' Harlan Coben, bestselling author of Don't Let Go

'An assured and deliciously engrossing debut. It will linger long after you've reached the last page' Sarah Pinborough, bestselling author of Behind Her Eyes

Reviews

  • My Lovely Wife was one of my top books of 2019. He Started It is even better! Following a dysfunctional-to put it mildly-bunch of siblings on a bizarre and deadly road trip with their grandfather's ashes, He Started It is deliciously twisted, laced with Downing's trademark black humor and packed with one grisly twist after another. I loved it. All hail the new Queen of the psycho thriller!!
    C.J. Tudor, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Chalk Man

About the author

Samantha Downing

Samantha Downing was born in the Bay Area, and currently lives in New Orleans. Her debut novel, My Lovely Wife, was a Richard and Judy Book Club pick and a Sunday Times bestseller, and has been published in thirty languages. It won a Dead Good Reader Award, and was shortlisted for four other major awards: The CWA John Creasey Dagger, The Edgar Award for Best First Novel, The ITW Thriller Award for Best First Novel and The Macavity Award for Best First Mystery. Amazon Studios and Nicole Kidman's Blossom Films have partnered to produce a feature film based on the novel. Her second novel, He Started It, was also a Sunday Times bestseller.
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