The Wrong Sister

The Wrong Sister



'Outstanding. A terrific family drama' The Sunday Times

'Claire Douglas at her masterful best - twisty, surprising, and extraordinarily clever. I loved it' Andrea Mara


You’ve known her all your life . . .

Or have you?

Tasha and sister Alice look alike, but couldn’t be more different.

Tasha’s married with kids, settled near their home town of Bristol.

While Alice travels the world with her husband. Yet each trusts the other with her life.

So when Tasha wants a break,Alice offers to stay in her home with the kids, so her sister can have a holiday. Tasha knows they’re in safe hands.

She couldn’t be more wrong.

The call sends Tasha rushing home.

Alice is in intensive care.

Her husband is dead.

The police are hunting for suspects and motives.

But Tasha can’t think why anyone would hurt her sister.

Then the note arrives, addressed to Tasha:

It was supposed to be you . . .


'I raced through it...The solution to the mystery is so clever I was nowhere near guessing it! I loved it' HARRIET TYCE

'The Wrong Sister is Claire Douglas at her finest. I couldn't put it down!' LUCY CLARKE

An intricately plotted chiller with a shocking twist' DAILY MAIL

'A real treat for psychological thriller fans' TM LOGAN

A brilliant jigsaw of suspicious characters, grisly deeds, and family tragedy' ABIGAIL DEAN

'Claire Douglas has a wonderful ability to keep you turning the pages. Full of twists and plenty of tension, I couldn’t put this book down' HEIDI PERKS

Wrong Sister, Sunday Times bestseller, March 2024


  • Outstanding. A terrific family drama revealing how little the sisters know about each other and their own history

About the author

Claire Douglas

Claire Douglas worked as a journalist for fifteen years, writing features for women's magazines and national newspapers, but had dreamed of being a novelist since the age of seven. She finally got her wish after winning the Marie Claire Debut Novel Award with her first novel, The Sisters.
She is a frequent Sunday Times bestseller and Richard & Judy Book Club pick. Her books have sold nearly two million copies in the UK alone, and The Wrong Sister was a Sunday Times number 2 bestseller in hardback.
She lives in Bath with her husband and two children.
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