'Brilliant twisty dark farce' ERIN KELLY 'A nail bitingly tense and original book' SHARON BOLTON 'Compulsive, horrifying and irresistibly funny' VAL MCDERMID Shortly after Christmas, a message arrives at Sophie's house, scrawled across her own round robin newsletter: HE'S GOING TO LEAVE YOU. LET'S SEE HOW SMUG YOU ARE THEN, YOU STUPID BITCH. Perhaps she should ignore it, but she ignored the last one. And the one before that. Now it's time to take action. But when a simple plan to identify and confront the other woman goes drastically and violently wrong, Sophie must go to extreme lengths to keep her life and her family together - while never letting on her devastating secret.
'A TEASING, SUSPENSEFUL, AND TWISTY READ' Shari Lapena, author of THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR Gemma Brogan needs a break from her life. A work event looks the ideal chance to get away. And a friendly new client seems like the perfect gentleman when he joins Gemma for an innocent dinner . . .but the next morning she has no memory of how the night ended and he has vanished into thin air. Suddenly, Gemma is plunged into a twisted nightmare she can't control. To protect her future, and her family, she will have to confront shocking secrets from her past - and the truth about the girl she used to be. Completely gripping and full of page-turning twists, this addictive psychological thriller will be loved by fans of Shari Lapena, Lisa Jewell, Erin Kelly, Rachel Abbott and K.L. Slater. 'This page-turner will have you gripped from the start.' Take A Break magazine WHY READERS ARE HOOKED ON THIS COMPULSIVE THRILLER: 'What a fantastically twisty psychological thriller!' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars 'A brilliant read...fast-paced, and unputdownable' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars 'Mary Torjussen has put together the perfect balance between chilling and thrilling' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars PRAISE FOR MARY TORJUSSEN: 'A page turner with a cracking ending' Jenny Blackhurst, THE FOSTER CHILD 'This fast-paced story kept me guessing - great twist at the end' K.L. Slater, LIAR and BLINK 'A twist that will knock your socks off' Gillian McAllister, ANYTHING YOU DO SAY
***THE SUNDAY TIMES & NO.1 EBOOK BESTSELLER*** 'Twisty and gripping' Erin Kelly 'I read it in one go' Marian Keyes 'I loved it' Rachel Abbott Loved FRIEND REQUEST? Laura Marshall's sensational new thriller, THREE LITTLE LIES, is available now in hardback, ebook and audio. ***** Maria Weston wants to be friends with me Maybe that had been the problem all along: Maria Weston had wanted to be friends with me, but I let her down. She's been hovering at the edge of my consciousness for all of my adult life, although I've been good at keeping her out, just a blurred shadow in the corner of my eye, almost but not quite out of sight. Maria Weston wants to be friends. But Maria Weston has been dead for more than twenty-five years. ***** THE ADDICTIVE PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER THAT EVERYONE'S RAVING ABOUT - perfect for fans of He Said/She Said, The Couple Next Door and I See You. 'The twist is genuinely unexpected . . . This is an obvious choice if you enjoyed The Girl on the TrainIndependent 'I couldn't put it down!' Jenny Blackhurst, author of The Foster Child 'A mystery with a genius premise' Stylist 'A devour-in-one-sitting must' Heat 'Tightly plotted, and with a fabulous twist' Sunday Mirror 'Gripping . . . loved it from start to finish' Goodreads Reviewer 'Twisty and gripping . . . You must read this!' Emma Kavanagh, author of Falling 'Twists and turns and real life scenarios make this a fantastic thriller' Amazon Reviewer
No. 23 has a secret. In this bedsit-riddled south London wreck, lorded over by a lecherous landlord, something waits to be discovered. Yet all six residents have something to hide. Collette and Cher are on the run; Thomas is a reluctant loner; while a gorgeous Iranian asylum seeker and a 'quiet man' nobody sees try to stay hidden. And watching over them all is Vesta - or so she thinks. In the dead of night, a terrible accident pushes the neighbours into an uneasy alliance. But one of them is a killer, expertly hiding their pastime, all the while closing in on their next victim... As a cloying heatwave suffocates the city, events build to an electrifying climax in this dark, original and irresistibly compelling thriller.
'Taut, tense, and beautifully written' Clare Mackintosh, bestselling author of I Let You Go. An emotional psychological thriller for fans of The Couple Next Door and Behind Closed Doors. Sometimes a lie feels kinder than the truth . . . but what happens when that lie becomes an avalanche of deceit? When Tess is sent to photograph Greg, a high-profile paediatric surgeon, she sees something complex in him that she instantly connects with. Their relationship quickly deepens, but then Tess - already a single mother to nine-year-old Joe - finds out she's pregnant. Greg, who never wanted to be a father, is then offered the job of a lifetime back in his hometown of Boston, USA. Within just a few months, they have married and moved to the States. But life in an affluent Boston suburb is not as straightforward as Tess had hoped. Strange things keep happening in their rented home - Joe is unsettled, the next-door neighbours are clearly troubled, and Greg's work is all-consuming. As a fierce Boston winter closes in, and her baby's birth looms, Tess remains determined to make this new life work. Then she makes a jaw-dropping discovery . . . **Enjoyed The Other Child? The new novel from the inimitable Lucy Atkins, The Night Visitor, is available now!**
You can't see me. But I see you. 'Kept us utterly spooked and utterly hooked' HEAT 'Claustrophobic and compelling' GOOD HOUSEKEEPING 'Unputdownable' LAURA MARSHALL 'A vivid portrait of buried tensions' DAILY MAIL 'An intense tale of deceit, treachery and loss' THE SUN 'Scary, pacy and compelling' CLAIRE DOUGLAS 'Creepy and atmospheric' AMANDA JENNINGS ************** I have this dream. In it, I'm in the house and it's dark and I know someone's in there with me Even though I can't see them . . . For Sarah and Patrick, family life has always been easy. But when Sarah's mother dies, it sends Sarah into a downwards spiral. Knowing they need a fresh start, Patrick moves the family to the beachside house he grew up in. But there is a catch: while their new home carries only happy memories for Patrick, to everyone else it's known as the Murder House - named for the family that was killed there. Patrick is adamant they can make it perfect again, though with their children plagued by nightmares and a constant sense they're being watched, Sarah's not so sure. Because the longer they live in their 'dream home', the more different her loving husband becomes . . . A chilling psychological thriller about dark family dysfunction and the secrets that haunt us, The Woman in the Dark will captivate fans of B. A Paris, Clare Mackintosh and Stephen King's The Shining. ************** What readers are saying about THE WOMAN IN THE DARK: 'I can honestly say that this book will be next years must read psychological thriller of 2019' 'A deeply disturbing psychological thriller which always stays on the right side of horror' 'What a cracker of a book. Unputdownable and well written' 'I loved this book and stayed up half the night to finish it' 'A real page-turner . . . I thoroughly enjoyed it' 'A dark and many layered book. Hooked from the very first page' Brilliant . . . a fantastic ending with a twist that I did not see coming
‘OMG… It’s phenomenal… I couldn't put it down – I read it in a single day!... An unmissable read!’ MoMo Book Diary, 5 stars Your sister is gone, but she left a diary. Now someone knows your secrets… Lauren has spent years running away from her home town, her childhood and the memories of her stepsister and best friend, Hannah. Until Lauren’s father begs her to return home for the tenth anniversary of Hannah’s death. It should be a quick visit, just so Lauren can pay her respects, but Hitchin is a small town and it’s not long before she’ll have to see the friends she abandoned: the beautiful, confident young girls who once meant everything to her. Just when Lauren thinks she might be getting closure, she finds Hannah’s old diary. A diary full of secrets. The terrible things Lauren did, the lies she’s told, the reason she ran away. And she receives a message: ‘I don’t know why you’re back, but I know why you left.’ But no-one else has seen the diary, and Hannah’s dead, isn’t she? A compelling and suspenseful psychological thriller about the secrets we share with the people we think we can trust. Perfect for fans of The Sister, The Girl on the Train and We Were Liars. What readers are saying about The Diary: ‘Incredible… from the very first page I knew I was going to love it. I was gripped immediately… I couldn't stop reading… You're on an emotional rollercoaster from beginning to end. Heart-breaking, stressful, dark, twisty and so secretive. Brilliant book.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘I loved this so much and couldn’t put it down!... This book was Gossip Girl, Riverdale, Pretty Little Liars and a dash of Cruel Intentions all packed into one.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Incredible… one of my favourite reads. Yes, I will be reading this one again, and again… I could almost feel the words piercing through my heart, and hitting me right in the feels… I wanted to read more!!... You have set the bar high, now hurry up and bring out your next book!!’ Little Old Ginger Me, 5 stars ‘Ooooooh boy, this is so addictive, very, very, very… Wow… Just wow. This is really, really good… a mesmerising, very well-written debut thriller that had me hooked in from the first page.’ Nicki’s Life of Crime, 5 stars ‘A fast-paced psychological thriller that you will not want to put down, I know I didn’t!!!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘A mesmerizing psychological thriller with a well-constructed plot with realistic and believable characters! Will leave you completely fulfilled with a flawless ending!’ Goodreads reviewer ‘A haunting FIVE-star book! I loved this so much and couldn’t put it down! Wow, so many secrets, lies, games, deception… So dark, so deep and everyone trying to keep their secrets hidden.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘This book left me awestruck. Wow!... Twisty and taut, dark and sad, it engaged from page one to the end.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘To say this book was thrilling and addictive, would be an understatement. I read 75% of this book in one day because I just couldn't put it down… Don't be upset when your day has gone by because you won't be able to put this book down!!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘An intense, fast-paced thriller with lots of mystery!... I would absolutely recommend this book.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘A real page-turner from the start. I was desperate to uncover the secrets The Diary held… the twists in the book are emotionally charged and unpredictable. I loved this book.’ Goodreads reviewer ‘As soon as I started this book I couldn't put it down! There were parts that I didn't see coming, with an ending that wowed! I would recommend The Diary to anyone who loves a good thriller!’ Goodreads reviewer ‘Hooked me right away… The pages practically turn on their own.’ All the Good Books ‘I could not put it down! The plot draws you in and keeps you guessing the whole way along. You think you see something as a clue and have an idea of what's happening and then it just doesn't unfold that way!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘Heart-tugging lies and deceit… Can’t wait to read more from this author… This book made me cry.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘I absolutely fell in love with this book and all of the crazy twist and turns with each page I read. I really could not put it down.’ Goodreads reviewer
'This classy, atmospheric thriller is always one step ahead' Heat A gripping psychological thriller for fans of The Couple Next Door, I Let You In and The Girl Before Imagine this: You've returned home from a work trip and are terrified to discover that the locks have been changed and a man you don't know has moved into your house. You call the police, but they don't believe your version of events. Just before you're forced to leave, the stranger whispers 'I was there. I saw what you did'. These words shake you to your very core. Somehow, he knows your darkest secret. And he's about to use what he knows to ruin every bit of your life. ************** Readers are LOVING The Stranger Inside 'I was captivated by it from the very first chapter' 'This is the definition of a page turner' 'Full of secrets, lies, twists and turns' 'Oh wow! What a rollercoaster of a book I didn't know what to expect next!' 'Gripping thriller that I just couldn't put down!!' 'Absolutely stunning book! One of my favourites of this year' ************** Praise for The Stranger Inside 'Absorbing, addictive and downright chilling' Alison Gaylin 'Suspenseful and moving, The Stranger Inside gripped me from the first page' Meg Gardiner '[An] elegant scary mystery, where nothing is as it seems and one woman's truth is shattered by the hidden secrets of her past.' J.T. Ellison, New York Times bestselling author of Lie to Me 'Compelling characters, lush settings, complex emotions-all in a clever plot and spiced with a hint of darkness' Carolyn Haines, bestselling author of The House of Memory
“There’s no place like home” – that’s what I tell myself as I pull another flawless meal from the oven. This perfect house on a quiet street was supposed to be my sanctuary, a place to recover. But everything changed the moment I saw that woman in the charity shop. She triggered something dark, buried deep within my memory… Now I’ve started forgetting small things, like locking the front door. And bigger things, like remembering to pick my little girl up from nursery. I feel terrified every time I pass through a particular spot in our living room. And sometimes, when I’m alone, I’m sure I can hear a baby crying… I think the woman in the shop knows what happened to me. But if I can’t trust myself to believe she’s real, who will? One of the most gripping and heart-pounding psychological thrillers you’ll ever read! If you were totally hooked by, The Wife Between Us, The Girl on the Train or The Woman in the Window you won’t be able to put this jaw-dropping thriller down until it’s finished. What readers are saying about Valerie Keogh: ‘FABULOUS! TEN STARS! The writing is wonderful, the story mesmerizing, and the characters realistic and believable. I had to rush through the final few pages at the endbecause I couldn't stand the suspense and just had to know the ending… I loved everything about this book and highly recommend it!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘This was one heck of a ride from midnight to 3am. I couldn't seem to stop reading, I tried really hard to shut down my kindle, but I had to get to the ending… An addicting ride… I literally felt like a fly stuck in a spider's web who had to keep reading to escape. The scenes caused a tidal wave of emotions to arise, it had me going OMG constantly… can be called nothing but addictive, unputdownable, and a joyride!!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘WOW!!! This was a gripping psychological thriller, the twists were Unreal!!! I Absolutely could NOT put this book down, Amazing… a Phenomenal book.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘An intense, crazy awesome psychological thriller! I thoroughly enjoyed this book, it had me up most of the night reading! My husband slept soundly beside me and at times I wished he was up, the book is so SO CREEPY. It’s that uneasy feeling!... I genuinely enjoyed reading Secrets Between Us!’ Cloud of Thoughts, 5 stars ‘I would give this book more stars if I could!!!! Holy cow was this a thrilling book!… I really loved this book and recommend reading if you love a great thriller!’ Dawn Mequio, 5 stars ‘The ending is superb, brilliant even and left me with the book-hangover from hell… I still can’t get that ending out of my head.’ Jenny O’Brien Writer, 5 stars ‘I totally enjoyed the book and read it in less than 24 hours. I will definitely recommend it... Easy 5 stars.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘Compelling reading and it's one of those books where you find yourself saying ‘just one more chapter’ and then the next thing you know it's impossible to put down until you've finished it… will have you gripped from the off and the build-up of mystery and suspense throughout was literally spellbinding. I couldn't tear myself away until I had got to the last page… would definitely recommend you giving this one a go.’ Bytheletterbookreviews ‘One of the best books that I’ve read in a long time! I seriously could not put it down and read it all in one day.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
'BRILLIANTLY CHILLING' Cara Hunter, author of In the Dark 'YOU'LL TRY TO OUTGUESS THE PLOT BUT ALWAYS BE ONE STEP BEHIND' C J Tudor One Room. Two Liars. Who will make it out alive? FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE HOUSE, COMES THE NEW SPINE-TINGLING THRILLER YOU WON'T BE ABLE TO PUT DOWN Susanna Fenton has a secret. Fourteen years ago she left her identity behind, reinventing herself as a counsellor and starting a new life. It was the only way to keep her daughter safe. But everything changes when Adam Geraghty walks into her office. She's never met this young man before - so why does she feel like she knows him? Then Adam starts to tell her about a girl. A girl he wants to hurt. And Susanna realises she was wrong. She doesn't know him. BUT HE KNOWS HER. AND THE GIRL HE PLANS TO HURT IS HER DAUGHTER... The addictive new thriller with an ending you'll never guess, The Liar's Room is perfect for readers of Shari Lapena's The Couple Next Door and A J Finn's The Woman in the Window. SIMON LELIC - THRILLERS TO KEEP YOU UP ALL NIGHT: 'Had me in a headlock from the start and wouldn't loosen its grip till the last page' John Marrs 'Deliciously dark and clever' Mark Edwards 'Taut, unsettling and brilliantly done' Tim Logan 'Tense and unputdownable as anything. A fantastic read' Luca Veste 'A superbly written and well-crafted thriller. It will have you up all hours of the night!' Kathryn Croft 'The Liar's Room is a book you can't walk away from' Emma Kavanagh 'A wonderfully claustrophobic read exposing the fault lines in families and the terrible danger of secrets' Cath Staincliffe 'Brilliant ... complex characters that draw you in and won't let you go' Amy Lloyd 'Hugely gripping and spooky as hell' Mark Billingham 'Spectacular. You must read this book. Plotted to perfection. A haunting beautiful read' Imran Mahmood, author of You Don't Know Me 'Taught, tense and terrifying, I loved it!' Sharon Bolton 'A darkly disturbing thriller that hooked me from the first page. Highly recommended!' Nuala Ellwood, author of My Sister's Bones 'This terrifying thriller sent shivers through me' Jane Corry, author of My Husband's Wife