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Blood Sisters

Jane Corry (Author)

THREE LITTLE GIRLS SET OFF TO SCHOOL ONE SUNNY MAY MORNING.
WITHIN AN HOUR, ONE OF THEM IS DEAD.

From the author of the Sunday Times Top Ten and Kindle bestseller MY HUSBAND'S WIFE, comes an even more addictive, page-turning and powerful novel about two women bound by a deadly secret. Perfect for fans of Liane Moriarty, Erin Kelly and BA Paris.

Kitty lives in a care home. She can't speak properly, and she has no memory of the accident that put her here. At least that's the story she's sticking to.

Art teacher Alison looks fine on the surface. But the surface is a lie. When a job in a prison comes up she decides to take it - this is her chance to finally make things right.

But someone is watching Kitty and Alison.
Someone who wants revenge for what happened that sunny morning in May.
And only another life will do...

'A dark, complex and compelling thriller that kept me turning the pages until the end' B A Paris, author of Behind Closed Doors

'I have to admit I was scared that this latest offering from Jane Corry would not stand up to my expectations...My fears were totally unfounded. I devoured it.' Amazon reviewer

'Brilliant. Shocking. Immensely moving and utterly addictive. Jane Corry is the new queen of the psychological thriller. Don't miss this.' Kate Furnivall

'I absolutely loved this chilling and captivating book! Jane Corry is a true master of psychological suspense' Kathryn Croft, author of While You Were Sleeping

'Her characters are complex and chilling... the perfect summer read!' L J Ross, bestselling author of DCI Ryan series

'Jane Corry hooks us from page one with a chilling tale of betrayal and deceit. Prepare to be bled!' Jane Holland, author of Girl Number One

'Fans of psychological thrillers will be hooked after the first page' Closer

'Jane Corry weaves a morally complex, twisty tale' Kate Hamer

'A rollercoaster of dramatic twists...chilling and suspenseful' Elizabeth Haynes

My Husband's Wife

Jane Corry (Author)

FIRST COMES LOVE. THEN COMES MARRIAGE. THEN COMES MURDER.
'100 per cent recommend to all readers' 5* Amazon review

THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TO BESTSELLING THRILLER

What if your life was built on a lie?

When lawyer Lily marries Ed, she's determined to make a fresh start. To leave the secrets of the past behind.

But when she takes on her first criminal case, she starts to find herself strangely drawn to her client. A man who's accused of murder. A man she will soon be willing to risk everything for.

But is he really innocent?

And who is she to judge?

MY HUSBAND'S WIFE is a thriller with so many twists you won't be able to put it down, perfect for fans of Liane Moriarty, Clare Mackintosh and C. L. Taylor.

'A rollercoaster of dramatic twists...chilling and suspenseful' Elizabeth Haynes

'My head's still spinning from all the twists!' Mark Edwards

'A dark, complex and compelling thriller that kept me turning the pages until the end' B A Paris, author of Behind Closed Doors

'Twisty, feverish and utterly gripping, My Husband's Wife is the perfect summer read' Eva Dolan

'This thrilling page-turner kept me guessing till the very end' Katerina Diamond

'A fantastic and powerful novel of heart-pounding suspense, expertly written to draw the reader in and never let go!' Kathryn Croft

'I have been thoroughly immersed in this novel...full of unexpected twists I didn't see coming! '
Luana Lewis

'My Husband's Wife had me gripped from the first page to the last. A fascinating cast of characters, each concealing a dark secret...' Ava Marsh

'Gripping and compelling, My Husband's Wife is a fascinating tale that you will think about long after turning the final page' Rowan Coleman

'My Husband's Wife is a thrilling page-turner that chronicles the nightmarish dynamics within a marriage.' Sarah Ward

'Corry has written a very impressive debut. I couldn't put it down!' LJ Ross

'A dark and gripping thriller that vibrates with tension. Jane Corry has created an exciting and complex tale that sank its teeth into me on the first page and never let go...A must-read for thriller lovers' Kate Furnivall

'[A] roller coaster of suspense and intrigue... A cleverly constructed novel in which we have no idea who we can trust' Rosanna Ley

'The two strong women characters and the twists and turns of the plot will keep you on the edge of your seat right through to the surprising and shocking ending' Mavis Cheek

'Pick up this book and you won't be able to put it down. A fast-moving story of drama, suspense and emotional entanglement with a good sprinkling of evil threaded through' Sandra Howard

'A compelling thriller! I thoroughly enjoyed every fast turning page' Vanessa Ronan, author of The Last Days of Summer

'A gripping page turner that twists and turns right until the very end' Catherine Alliott

Baby Teeth

Zoje Stage (Author)

Your husband thinks your daughter’s an angel.
You know different.

Seven-year-old Hanna has never said a word. Although she knows her daddy loves and understands her – and she loves him with all her heart – she doesn’t feel she can trust her mummy. Wilful and clever, she chooses not to speak, making her thoughts clear in other ways. But her silence is putting a huge strain on her family.

Suzette loves her daughter, but after years of tantrums, difficulties with babysitters and schools, and Hanna’s markedly different behaviour towards her and her husband, she starts to fear the strained time alone with her. Suzette’s health problems – precarious at the best of times – start to play up. But while her husband is sympathetic, he can’t see that his beautiful wife and adorable daughter are engaged in a silent battle.

Then Hanna speaks for the first time, alone, to Suzette. But what she says is chilling.

Suzette wants to write it off as a scary joke, but Hanna’s tricks seem to become increasingly sophisticated. With her husband blind to what his daughter may be capable of, could she be in danger from her own child?

Fans of Jane Shemilt, Gillian McAllister or Jane Corry will love this page-turning story of dark domestic suspense...

The Fifth Letter

Nicola Moriarty (Author)

Four friends. Five Letters. One Secret.

The scandalous breakthrough novel from Nicola Moriarty that will leave you asking, how well do I really know my friends?

Joni, Trina, Deb and Eden.

Best friends since the first day of school. Best friends, they liked to say, forever.

But now they are in their thirties and real life - husbands, children, work - has got in the way. So, resurrecting their annual trip away, Joni has an idea, something to help them reconnect.

Each woman will write an anonymous letter, sharing with their friends the things that are really going on in their lives.

But as the confessions come tumbling out, Joni starts to feel the certainty of their decades-long friendships slip from her fingers.

Anger. Accusations. Desires. Deceit.

And then she finds another letter. One that was never supposed to be read. A fifth letter. Containing a secret so big that its writer had tried to destroy it. And now Joni is starting to wonder, did she ever really know her friends at all?


'With secrets and intrigue, this is a compulsive read' Sun on Sunday

'Intrigue, hatred and accusations - phew, it kept me guessing to the end' The Sun

'Entertaining and easy to read' Sunday Mirror

'A darkly humorous story about friendship' Best

The Orphans

Annemarie Neary (Author)

'Artful and beautifully ambiguous' Irish Independent

'Captivating and entertaining' RTE

Eight-year-old Jess and her little brother were playing at the water's edge when their parents vanished.

For hours the children held hands and waited for them to return. But nobody ever came back.

Years later, Jess has become a locker of doors. Now a lawyer and a mother, she is determined to protect the life she has built around her. But her brother Ro has grown unpredictable, elusive and obsessive.

When new evidence suggests that their mother might be alive, Ro reappears, convinced that his sister knows more than she claims.

And then bad things start to happen.

Girl Unknown

Karen Perry (Author)

**Preorder Can You Keep A Secret? The next novel from Karen Perry, today**

'Full of intrigue and incident and keeps us guessing until the very last tragic page' Liz Nugent, bestselling author of Richard & Judy book club pick Lying in Wait


'I think you might be my father . . .'

When first-year student Zoë Barry walks into Professor David Connolly's office and tentatively says these words, he is left reeling. But it is the lives of his family - particularly his wife Caroline - which are turned upside down by the arrival of this stranger.

A daughter, a sister, a friend . . . an enemy?

Though no one knows quite who Zoë is, she is soon entangled in their lives. Yet her stories don't ring true and Caroline is determined to learn if the girl is the unlucky innocent she claims to be or someone with a far darker agenda.

A deadly cuckoo in the nest . . .

Because by letting Zoë in, David and Caroline aren't just leaving themselves vulnerable. They're risking the most precious thing in the world - the lives of their children . . .


Praise for Girl Unknown

'Karen Perry writes intense psychological thrillers that explore emotional danger with relentless, surgical accuracy, and this may be their best yet' Tana French, bestselling author of The Trespasser

'This story of psychological attrition builds to an incredibly tense finale - before delivering an amazing final twist, Riveting stuff' Sunday Mirror

'One of the most richly satisfying psychological thrillers of 2016, a book that hooks the reader from the first page' Irish Independent

'A taut, tense psycho-gripper' Sunday Sport

The Intruder

P. S. Hogan (Author)

He has the key to hundreds of houses.
Maybe even to yours.

William Heming is an estate agent. He’s kept a copy of every key to every house he’s ever sold. Sometimes he visits them. He lets himself in – quietly, carefully – to see who lives there now, what they’re like, what they’ve been doing.

But what will happen when he gets caught?

Dangerous Crossing

Rachel Rhys (Author)

*NOW A RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK 2017* 'The pages turn themselves!'

Shortlisted for the HWA Gold Crown 2017

A stunning, atmospheric novel in the great tradition of Death on the Nile and Patricia Highsmith, which tells of a young girl's terrifying journey trapped on a cruise liner to Australia at the brink of the Second World War.

'Thrilling, captivating. Simply stunning' Daily Express 5 *****

'An exquisite tale of love, murder and dark secrets' LISA JEWELL

‘Intoxicating. I loved this book!’ SANTA MONTEFIORE

'An utter treat . . . a glorious mix of proper old-school glamour and a labyrinthine plot full of class war, politics and sexual tension . . . A masterful storyteller.' VERONICA HENRY


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England, September 1939
Lily Shepherd boards a cruise liner for a new life in Australia and is plunged into a world of cocktails, jazz and glamorous friends. But as the sun beats down, poisonous secrets begin to surface. Suddenly Lily finds herself trapped with nowhere to go ...

Australia, six-weeks later
The world is at war, the cruise liner docks, and a beautiful young woman is escorted onto dry land in handcuffs.

What has she done?

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Candis magazine BOOK OF THE MONTH

Red Magazine PICK OF THE MONTH: 'Think Patricia Highsmith on the seas'

Prime Magazine pick of SIX INTRIGUING READS

'Bag a copy of this Daphne du Maurier-style debut!' Press Association

'Thrilling, seductive, utterly absorbing.' PAULA HAWKINS, author of The Girl on The Train

'A gorgeously atmospheric read, prepare to be transported . . .' RUTH WARE, author of The Woman in Cabin 10


'Completely compelling and atmospheric. I absolutely loved it' JANE FALLON, Author of MY SWEET REVENGE

'What a world of glamour, uncertainty and intrigue! . . . It is a gem of a book' COLETTE MCBETH, author of The Life I Left Behind

Dear Amy

Helen Callaghan (Author)

Would you risk your life to save a stranger?
Discover what happens next in the Sunday Times bestselling psychological thriller, Dear Amy . . .

A local schoolgirl has been missing for weeks when Margot Lewis, agony aunt of the 'Dear Amy' advice column, receives a letter:

Dear Amy,

I've been kidnapped by a strange man.
I don't know where I am.

Please help me,
Bethan Avery

This must be a hoax. Because Bethan Avery is another young girl, who went missing twenty years ago.

As more letters arrive, Margot becomes consumed by finding the sender and - unlike the police - convinced that the girls' disappearances are connected.

Solving this puzzle could save someone's life - but could it also cost Margot her own?

'A first-rate psychological thriller. It's simply impossible to guess what's coming next' Irish Independent

'Terrific - delivers suspense, twists and smart writing' Julia Heaberlin, author of Sunday Times bestselling Black-Eyed Susans

'Haunting . . . this story will stay with you' Jane Corry, author of My Husband's Wife

'Skilfully handled. An accomplished psychological thriller' Daily Mail

Everything but the Truth

Gillian McAllister (Author)

**The Sunday Times top ten bestseller**

Do you ever check your partner's phone?
Should you?
Are you prepared for the consequences?

Everything but the Truth is Gillian McAllister's stunning breakthrough thriller about deceit, betrayal and one woman's compulsive need to uncover the truth

It all started with the email.

Rachel didn't even mean to look. She loves Jack and she's pregnant with their child. She trusts him.

But now she's seen it, she can't undo that moment. Or the chain of events it has set in motion.

Why has Jack been lying about his past? Just what exactly is he hiding? And doesn't Rachel have a right to know the truth at any cost?

'Packed with twists and turns that will make it almost impossible to put down!' Hello!

'Twisty and emotionally charged. Breathlessly brilliant' Heat

'A gripping, compelling page turner that kept me up half the night' Liz Nugent, bestselling author of Lying in Wait

'Assured, suspenseful. Gripping from start to finish' Good Housekeeping

'Perfection. Intriguing and compelling. An exceptional debut' Clare Mackintosh, bestselling author of I See You

'A beautifully written domestic noir full of secrets and lies' Claire Douglas, bestselling author of Local Girl Missing

'What would you do if you thought your partner was hiding something? Rachel thinks her boyfriend Jack is and, after delving into his past, discovers he may not be who he says he is. A thrilling book-club read, as it will have you debating moral dilemmas' Prima

The Betrayals

Fiona Neill (Author)

*** PERFECT FOR FANS OF THE BBC'S MODERN FAMILY DRAMA DR FOSTER ***

'No one writes about modern family with more truth and authenticity than Fiona Neill' Lisa Jewell

'A rollicking read that should not be picked up at bedtime, or you'll be done for in terms of a good night's sleep' Stylist

Sometimes there are four sides to a story - but which one will you believe in the engrossing RICHARD & JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK and Sunday Times bestseller, The Betrayals

A dark and emotional novel about the fine line between friendship and betrayal . . .

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None of them would forget that week on the wild Norfolk coast.

Best friends Rosie and Lisa's families had always been inseparable.

But that summer, Lisa had an affair with Rosie's husband Nick.

And now, after years of silence, she sends Rosie a letter begging for help. A letter which exposes dark secrets.

Daughter Daisy's fragile hold on reality begins to unravel.

Teenage son Max blames himself for everything that happened that long hot summer.

And Nick must confront his own version of events.

There are four sides to this story. Who will you believe?

'A vivid and insightful portrayal of a family in crisis. A writer at the top of her game' Gillian McAllister

'Thought-provoking and stands out from the crowd' Grazia

My Sweet Revenge

Jane Fallon (Author)

The bestselling author of Getting Rid of Matthew and Strictly Between Us tells a bitter-sweet tale of high passions, infidelity and revenge. Watch your back . . .

I want to make my husband fall back in love with me.

Let me explain. This isn't an exercise in 1950s wifeydom. I haven't been reading articles in old women's magazines. 'Twenty ways to keep your man'. That couldn't be further from the truth.

I want him to fall back in love with me so that when I tell him to get the hell out of my life he'll care. He won't just think, 'Oh good'.

I want it to hurt.

Paula has had Robert's back since they got together as drama students.
She gave up her dreams so he could make it.
Now he's one of the nation's most popular actors.
And Paula's just discovered he's having an affair.

She's going to remind Robert just what he's sacrificing.
And then she's going to break his heart like he broke hers.
It will be her greatest acting role ever.

Revenge is sweet.
Isn't it?

'Compulsively readable. Sent icy shivers down my spine. I loved it' Daily Mail

'A delightfully acerbic and entertaining revenge fantasy. Will keep your riveted' Sunday Mirror

'A romp-along tale of infidelity, manipulation and getting even. Very pleasing' Good Housekeeping

'A deliciously devious plot. A darkly comic and addictive read' Daily Express

'The twists and turn will totally hook you' Closer

'You can always rely on Jane Fallon for a well-crafted, dryly funny, just-one-more-chapter-before-I-turn-out-the-light read. My Sweet Revenge ticks all those boxes' Red

Strictly Between Us

Jane Fallon (Author)

Rumours, secrets and lies. It's all in a day's work.

Tamsin and her best friend Michelle have been inseparable since they were teenagers. Even now they spend all their time together, along with Patrick, Michelle's handsome husband.

So when Tamsin hears a rumour that Patrick is having an affair, she is furious. Unwilling to ignore it, Tamsin plots a scheme to catch Patrick in the act, using her assistant Bea as live-bait. It should be fool proof.
After all, Tamsin can trust Bea with anything. From her daily coffee order to fetching her dry-cleaning, writing reports and doing all the filing - Bea does everything with a smile on her face.

Except Tamsin never considered Bea might have her own agenda.

And if she does, then Tamsin really needs to watch her back . . .


Praise for Strictly Between Us

'I raced through this beautifully written, thoughtful and exciting story, alternately cringing and cheering as things veer further off-piste after nail-biting moments I defy anyone to predict. I didn't like it, I loved it' Daily Mail

'A smart, edgy and cautionary tale of friendship and fidelity' Sunday Mirror

'A deliciously edgy read full of double-dealings and divided loyalties' Good Housekeeping

'A fast-moving, clever and genuinely funny story filled with twists and turns' Closer

'Sassy, sharply observed' Woman & Home

'Fallon's characterisation is always spot-on and this book is no different, with well-drawn out characters and a tight plot that barrels along towards a brilliant climax' Press Association

'Another compelling twist of friendship, love and lies' Daily Record

'Sparkling and unpredictable' Elle

'Chick lit with an edge' Guardian

'A hilarious read' Bella

'Absorbing, entertaining and spiky tale full of twists, turns and ruthless double crossing' Daily Express

'A clever book that makes you laugh, makes you angry - and makes you wonder whose side you would take if it happened to you . . .' Woman

'I love Fallon, she's in a category all of her own - her books are great fun and her characters are fabulous, believable women who take no nonsense. The plot is so juicy: it's about trapping a cheating man and it's told from the points of view of two women who were friends, but one of them has developed an agenda all of her own. It's fun, clever, warm and utterly un-putdownable' Marian Keyes, Daily Mail

'A fast-moving, clever and genuinely funny story filled with twists and turns' Closer
**** Heat
'Fallon's characterisation is always spot-on and this book is no different, with well-drawn out characters and a tight plot that barrels along towards a brilliant climax' Press Association Review

'Another compelling twist of friendship, love and lies' Daily Record

'Queen of chick lit Jane Fallon brings us another gripping novel of friendship, deceit and drama. She is at her edgy and entertaining best - definitely one to be passed around your girl squad!' OK Magazine

My Husband the Stranger

Rebecca Done (Author)

**'An intelligent, moving and gripping read' Gillian McAllister, bestselling author of Everything but the Truth **

What you would do if your husband became another person overnight?

'It's a funny thing, when the future you dreamed of can never be anywhere but the past'

When Molly married Alex Frazer, she knew it was for ever. Theirs would be the perfect future.

In sickness and in health.

However, after a night out with his twin brother, Graeme, a terrible injury leaves Alex with permanent brain damage. In a single moment the man she married is transformed into someone new. Someone who has forgotten how to love her. And someone Molly isn't sure she can ever love again.

Till death do us part.

The Alex she married no longer exists. Even with Graeme willing to help, Molly isn't sure that she can go on. How can she stay married to a man she doesn't know? Should she let the future she dreamed of slip through her fingers? And what really happened on the night that turned her husband into a stranger?

Praise for This Secret We're Keeping by Rebecca Done

'You might be surprised who you find yourself rooting for in this engrossing and intelligent tale of forbidden love. I enjoyed it hugely' Louise Candlish, author of The Swimming Pool

'This is no conventional love story. Great stuff' Heat

'Packed full of passion and romance' Sunday Mirror

'Warning - you will not want to put this down. The twists and turns will have you on the edge of your seat' Metro

The Swimming Pool

Louise Candlish (Author)

'I can't take my eyes off the water. Can you?'

It's summer when Elm Hill lido opens, having stood empty for years. For Natalie Steele - wife, mother, teacher - it offers freedom from the tightly controlled routines of work and family. Especially when it leads her to Lara Channing, a charismatic former actress with a lavish bohemian lifestyle, who seems all too happy to invite Natalie into her elite circle.

Soon Natalie is spending long days at the pool, socializing with new friends and basking in a popularity she didn't know she'd been missing. Real life, and the person she used to be, begins to feel very far away.

But is such a change in fortunes too good to be true? Why are dark memories of a summer long ago now threatening to surface? And, without realizing, could Natalie have been swept dangerously out of her depth?

Praise for The Swimming Pool
'Exquisitely written and addictively dark, The Swimming Pool is sheer perfection' Clare Mackintosh, author ofI Let You Go
'Gripping from start to finish, it wrapped itself around me and swept me along in its wake. I loved it and simply did not want it to end' Rosanna Ley
'Clever, atmospheric and ridiculously addictive' Kate Riordan
'As languidly seductive as summer itself, this is a tense, unsettling tale about the secrets and lies submerged beneath the smooth surface of a leafy London neighbourhood lido. Bravo, Louise Candlish!' Tammy Cohen
'Smart and gripping from start to finish - I didn't see any of the twists coming. I loved it!' Isabelle Broom, author and Heat Books Reviews Editor
'The Swimming Pool' is a slow-burning and thought-provoking read, and the last few gripping pages had me immediately reaching for the beginning.' Love Reading

Praise for Louise Candlish
'A master of her craft' Rosamund Lupton
'A thriller novel meets soap opera with hints of Rear Window . . . addictive and fun . . . it will keep you guessing until the end' Stylist
'Absorbing, perceptive and gripping' Daily Mail
'Louise Candlish's stories don't shy away from life's more painful and emotional moments' Glamour
'Tense, twisty and completely addictive, will keep you guessing right until the end' Good Housekeeping
' Louise Candlish excels in looking at the darker side of relationships, she discovers thoughts and feelings that are recognisable but at the same time feel dangerously untouched' Love Reading

Last Seen Alive

Claire Douglas (Author)

'IF YOU LOVED CLARE MACKINTOSH . . . YOU WILL LOVE CLAIRE DOUGLAS' Woman & Home

'Thrillingly tense and twisty, a great read' B A Paris, the bestselling author of Behind Closed Doors

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She can run
Libby Hall needs to hide, to escape from everything for a while. Which is why the house swap is a godsend. The chance for Libby and her husband Jamie to exchange their tiny Bath flat for a beautiful haven on the wild Cornish coast.

But she can't hide
But before they can begin to heal their fragile marriage, Libby makes some disturbing discoveries about the house. And soon the peace and isolation begin to feel threatening. How alone are they? Why does she feel watched?

Because someone knows her secret
What is Jamie hiding? Is Libby being paranoid? And why does the house bring back such terrible memories? Memories Libby's worked hard to bury. Memories of the night she last saw her best friend alive . . . and what she did.

'Compelling and page-turning, wonderfully written and impossible to second guess with a brilliant twist' Debbie Howells, bestselling author of Richard and Judy selection The Bones of You

'I love stories when you're not quite sure who is telling the truth! This one kept me guessing' Jane Corry, author of the Sunday Times bestseller My Husband's Wife and Blood Sisters

Everything Is Lies

Helen Callaghan (Author)

**PREORDER THE NEW NOVEL FROM THE AUTHOR OF SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER DEAR AMY **

No-one is who you think they are

Sophia's parents lead quiet, unremarkable lives. At least that is what she's always believed.

Everyone has secrets

Until the day she arrives at her childhood home to find a house ringing with silence. Her mother is hanging from a tree. Her father is lying in a pool of his own blood, near to death.

Especially those closest to you

The police are convinced it is an attempted murder-suicide. But Sophia is sure that the woman who brought her up isn't a killer. As her father is too ill to talk it is up to Sophia to clear her mother's name. And to do this she needs to delve deep into her family's past - a past full of dark secrets she never suspected were there . . .

What if your parents had been lying to you since the day you were born?

Praise for Dear Amy

'Riveting' Sunday Times

'Dear Amy sets up a terrific, tricky premise and then delivers the suspense thriller readers hope for-a tense plot, imaginative twists, and smart writing' Julia Heaberlin, author of
bestselling Black-Eyed Susans

'An accomplished psychological twister' Daily Mail

'Well written and pacey' Sunday Mirror

'I knew from the first page that this was going to be a brilliant book, and I wasn't wrong. A superb debut psychological thriller with an unusual and original premise which keeps the reader hooked until the last page' Rachel Abbott, author of Kill Me Again

'Dear Amy is accomplished, engaging and utterly thrilling; beautifully written, with a narrator who manages to be both vulnerable and fierce at the same time. I found myself cheering her on at every gut-wrenching turn. The breathtaking finale is the most exciting and terrifying thing I have read in a very long time' Elizabeth Haynes, bestselling author of Into the Darkest Corner

Lying in Wait

Liz Nugent (Author)

Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller!

Featured in the Richard and Judy Spring 2017 Book Club

'Gone Girl fans will love Liz Nugent's Lying in Wait ... it twists, it turns, its characters are utterly despicable and it is a compulsive triumph' Stylist

From the award-winning author of the No 1 bestseller, Unravelling Oliver ...

'My husband did not mean to kill Annie Doyle, but the lying tramp deserved it.'

Lydia Fitzsimons lives in the perfect house with her adoring husband and beloved son. There is just one thing Lydia yearns for to make her perfect life complete, though the last thing she expects is that pursuing it will lead to murder. However, needs must - because nothing can stop this mother from getting what she wants ...

'A stunningly talented writer' Sophie Hannah

'The intricate plotting and jolting suspense hold you in a vice till the last page' Sunday Times

'Clear your diary if you pick up this seductively sinister story. The twists come together in a superbly scary denouncement which delivers a final sting in the tail. Brilliantly macabre' Sunday Mirror

'Brilliant plotting ratchets up the tension in this chilling tale of obsessive love, madness and motherhood' Woman & Home

'The wit is sharp and the plot full of punishing twists' The Times Crime Club

'An unputdownable psychological thriller with an ending that lingers long after turning the final page' Irish Times

'An excellent example of "Domestic Noir" ... excitement and curiosity mount until you realise you can't put the book down. Highly recommended.' Literary Review

'A tense, taut, almost gothic thriller where the tension tightens to near unbearable proportions ... impossible to stop reading. A brilliantly written, stand-out novel.' Marian Keyes

'Taut, crisp, clear, a storm-warning of a book. It has the eeriness of The Turn of the Screw; but as these screws turn, a mighty tension takes hold. Masterly' Sebastian Barry

'Deliciously twisted, shot through with dark and acid humour and the denouement is truly chilling.' Sarah Hilary

'Liz Nugent's characters are as unforgettably monstrous as they are believable. A superbly crafted novel and an absorbing portrait of the purest kind of evil.' Jane Casey

'I thought it impossible to match the brilliant Unravelling Oliver, but this Liz has done. Not only is her style beautiful, but she keeps the reader on the edge of their seat from page one until the completely unexpected ending. I read Lying in Wait in one sitting. I just couldn't bear the suspense. I absolutely loved it.' Amanda Redman

'She writes compellingly, creates posh sociopaths like no-one else and doesn't flinch when the end demands what it demands. Lying In Wait is a story you genuinely should not miss' Rick O'Shea, RTÉ

What Alice Knew

TA Cotterell (Author)

'Intriguing ... an impressive debut'
Shari Lapena, author of The Couple Next Door

'It made me look at marriage in a different light'
Jane Corry, author of My Husband's Wife

'T. A. Cotterell masterfully conjures up the suffocating atmosphere that envelopes the couple as they navigate the mental trauma of maintaining a complex web of lies ... An intriguing, well-constructed and dramatic debut'
TLS

How far would you go to keep a secret?

Alice has a perfect life – a great job, happy kids, a wonderful husband. Until he goes missing one night; she receives a suspicious phone call; things don’t quite add up.

Alice needs to know what’s going on. But when she uncovers the truth she faces a brutal choice. And how can she be sure it is the truth?

Sometimes it’s better not to know.

An FT ' Reader Pick' Books for Summer Reading.

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