When six-year-old Olivia Adams disappeared from her back garden, the small community of Stoneridge was thrown into turmoil. How could a child vanish in the middle of a cosy English village?
Thirteen years on and Olivia is back. Her mother is convinced it’s her but not everyone is sure. If this is the missing girl, then where has she been - and what happened to her on that sunny afternoon?
If she's an imposter, then who would be bold enough to try to fool a child’s own mother – and why?
Then there are those who would rather Olivia stayed missing. The past is the past and some secrets must remain buried.
An absorbing and gripping psychological thriller that will have you holding your breath until the final page.
Read what everyone is saying about The Girl Who Came Back:
‘OMG this book is so damn good…. gripped from the very first page…. I freaking loved it!’ Chelle’s Book Reviews
‘Cor! Kerry Wilkinson strikes again with this absolutely incredible page turner!’ Novel Deelights
‘Wow this book just blew me away…it literally had me sitting on the end of the seat.’ Sean’s Book Reviews
‘The Girl Who Came Back is absolutely the most unique and twisted thriller I have ever read… The reader will not be able to put this book down once it captures you… The twist at the end is amazing and one no one will see coming… a wonderfully told tale that kept me reading well past my usual bedtime.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘This was a fantastic read, as always, by a fantastic author… with enough twists and turns to keep you hooked until the very last word… I guarantee you will be hooked!!! Five stars!’ Stardust Book Reviews
‘OMG Kerry Wilkinson is on fire! This was awesome I loved it. The story totally captivated me, I couldn't put it down. Everything about this book is fantastic. I want to give it 6 stars!’ Goodreads Reviewer
‘Just WOW what an excellent read. Two stories in parallel that merge into an explosive ending that I truly didn't see coming.’ Goodreads Reviewer
‘This is a fantastically written, complex psychological thriller that tackles difficult subjects and emotions all in one wonderful narrative. A must-read!’ Have Books, Will Read
‘This book was wonderful, there were lots of twists and turns that I didn't see coming so it kept me engaged all the way through the book. I really had a hard time putting this one down…Awesome read.’ Bonnie’s Book Talk
‘This book was really amazing! It kept me gripped… It is amazing how the author weaves the tale and it just keeps the reader engrossed and everything was never what it seemed. An absolutely brilliant book, I highly recommend it.’ Goodreads Reviewer
‘A hugely enjoyable page-turner from Kerry Wilkinson: if he's not someone you've read you really are missing out!... I couldn't wait to find out what happened next.’ Cameron Book Reviews
‘I love everything Kerry Wilkinson writes - he has such an addictive, page-turning style of writing. And this book is definitely one of his very best! From the first line to very last, this was a superb, mind-blowing read… Absolutely loved this engaging, amazing story.’ Goodreads Reviewer
‘This is one of those books that once you start you just have to keep going…
this book has some great twists, and I have to say an OMG ending… I just didn't see that coming till it hit me in the face.’ I Love Reading UK
‘It was almost as if I had been hypnotised by the book… I just couldn’t put the book down.’ Ginger Book Geek
‘Wow this had me captivated! I could hardly put the book down … OMG that ending! … stunning ... I had to get my breath back at the end!' Bonnie's Book Talk, 5 stars
Rose Denton wakes up in her car. She has no memory of how she got there. But she knows something bad happened…
There’s blood on the windscreen and bonnet – but it’s not hers and there’s no sign of anything or anyone she might have hit. The last thing she remembers is being in a hotel on a business trip but now she’s miles away.
Back home and her daughter’s boyfriend is missing. The last thing he did was argue with Rose over money. He left no note, no text, no clue as to his whereabouts.
The police have questions – and so does Rose’s family. But those are little compared to the ones she has for herself.
What happened last night? If Rose wants to know the truth, she might finally have to face the terrible secret from her past.
A totally addictive psychological thriller which will keep you turning the pages until the final dramatic twist.
What readers are saying about Last Night:
‘Wow this had me captivated!… The book went by in a flash and OMG that ending! A really really good book that I thoroughly enjoyed. I highly recommend this book, it is full of drama, tension and angst. Kerry Wilkinson is at his best with this stunning psychological thriller. I had to get my breath back at the end!’ Bonnie’s Book Talk, 5 stars
‘Another book to get excited about!... fast-paced, gripping and there are so many red herrings it was hard to keep up... Another big thumbs up to Mr Wilkinson!’ Stardust Book Reviews, 5 stars
‘Yet again, what a fantastic book by Kerry Wilkinson. His books just get better and better… This book will keep you gripped right till the end. If you want a book that is fast-paced, lots of twists and turns, that will keep you guessing, this book is for you. Plus, WOW what an ending… I just loved it. If I could give it more than 5 stars I would.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
‘The story was impossible to put down and I know that it is one I will read again. This is another exceptional stand-alone book from Kerry Wilkinson.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
‘Oh boy what a brilliant thriller this is, packed full of twists, red herrings, secrets, betrayals and misconceptions… A gripping, riveting, page-turner that had me hooked in from the first sentence right through to the unexpected, ‘omg’ final page.’ Nicki’s Life of Crime, 5 stars
‘I loved it… was consistently excellent… Thoroughly recommended, 10/10.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
‘A razor-sharp psychological thriller full of a whole host of red herrings that will have you questioning everything and everyone... The writing is brilliant, it kept me glued to the page, and the plot and characters were so vividly described... An ITV 3-part drama in the making!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
‘I really like Kerry's stand-alone novels… ones I've read have been excellent and Last Night is no different. Thoroughly gripping, I really didn't have a clue what was going on… It's a sign of a great thriller writer when the writer can leave you that utterly confused!’ Life Has a Funny Way, 5 stars
‘Brilliant as usual, this author can do no wrong in my eyes, so many twists and turns, I can never tell how the stories will end up.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
‘I thoroughly enjoyed this novel and found it very hard to put down… I loved it and will be seeking out more of Kerry Wilkinson’s works. If you enjoy psychological suspense, look no further! A great beach read!’ Tropical Delusions, 5 stars
‘There are plenty red herrings and so many twists and turns you can`t guess what the truth will be until the very end. Always the sign of a good thriller. A tense and gripping read, I loved it.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
Fifteen years later, Charley is marrying Seth Chambers. It should be the happiest day of their lives, a chance for Charley to put her past behind her, but just hours after the ceremony, she is missing.
No one saw her leave. No one knows where she is.
One thing is for certain…Seth is about to discover he doesn’t really know the woman he just married. And his nightmare is only just beginning.
A totally gripping psychological thriller that will keep you reading until the very last jaw-dropping twist.
Read what everyone is saying about The Wife’s Secret:
‘What a book!!!! Had me gripped from the first page right through to the last page.... could not put it down but didn't want it to end either! A fantastic read!’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars
‘WOW ABSOLUTELY WOW!!!! This is the most unputdownable book I've read in a very long time!!! …Loads of tense moments and twists and turns. And an ending you won't see coming!!’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars
‘Possibly his best yet! The characters in the story are brilliant...Five stars from me for this one - I loved the writing style, it had a great pace and was really well executed!’ donnasbookblog
‘Oh my god what an amazing book. This is a real page turner…I was hooked from the first page and only putting this book down when I needed to…My husband has definitely become a book widower with this one.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
‘OHHHHHH I just love a Kerry Wilkinson book… This book really is one of those page turners… It's one of those books that as much as you try to figure things out, you just have no damn clue which way it is going. Brilliantly, cleverly written…First class, but I really didn't expect anything else from this author. BLOODY LOVED IT!!!!!’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars
‘A suspenseful thriller with a lot of emotional trauma…there are secrets and twists which bring out hidden family dramas and deceptions. Very well written and interesting! Let’s Escape with a Good Book, 5 stars
‘Another phenomenal book by this author…A lot of twists and turns. I didn't want this book to end. I was not expecting the ending that was delivered. Such a good book!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
‘A real page turner…Hooks the reader in from the first page. The storyline is so good and believable…It’s a rollercoaster ride right through to the end and believe me I did not expect that ending!...A word of warning though! Do not read it in one sitting which is so easy to do. You will be left longing for more!’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars
‘This book had me at the first page…As with Kerry’s other books you don’t know ‘who done it’ until the end. Written by one of my favourite writers, Kerry does not let us down; this is possibly the best stand alone book he has ever written, I just couldn’t put it down. I’d highly recommend this book!’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars
‘Shocking, gripping and heartbreaking….it will keep you hooked until the very last page. Trust me, you will not be able to put it down.’ Stardust Book Reviews, 5 stars
There are going to be so many things I wish I could’ve told you in person, Poppy. I won’t get the chance to do that, so perhaps this is my only way…
It’s Poppy Kinsey’s birthday.
She should be blowing out candles and opening presents – but hers falls on the type of heart-wrenching, agonising anniversary she would far rather forget.
The worst day of them all. The day her mother died.
But this year is special because the person she misses most in the world has left her a set of letters, one for each of her next ten birthdays.
As Poppy opens them year by year, she discovers that no matter how tough life gets, her mum will always be by her side, guiding her along the way.
Fans of Cecelia Ahern and S.D. Robertson will love this page turning tear-jerker about making every moment count.
Read what everyone is saying about Ten Birthdays:
‘My heart. My poor heart… I LOVED IT. I loved everything about it, seriously: the characters are incredibly realistic and sweet and perfectly imperfect, the writing is exquisite... I WANT MORE! … This story was truly beautiful. Sweet, bittersweet, tragic and oh so real, yet funny and full of hope and love. It was like Kerry Wilkinson had decided to turn his words into colours to paint the most beautiful painting. I read it in one sitting, and now I'm at work, wondering what the hell to do with myself. I feel like this book broke me and put me back together.’ Books are Here for You
‘An emotional but uplifting story… This book brought tears, smiles and some laughs. I truly loved it.’ 5* Goodreads Reviewer
‘Warm and heartbreaking and magical. I completely enjoyed this book to bits.’ 5* Kat with the Hat
‘This story was truly beautiful. Sweet, bittersweet, tragic and oh so real, yet funny and full of hope and love’ Where are all the Books
‘This is one of those books you read that you won’t forget anytime soon…a very heartfelt book that goes through a gambit of emotional highs and lows. The Ten Birthdays blurb promised I would find an emotional, uplifting book about love, loss, and hope and it definitely did just that.’ Near Misses and Awkward Kisses
‘An absolutely gripping read which is quite uplifting…Loved this book…I will definitely be looking out for more from this author.’ Read Along with Sue
‘It was impossible to let go, even for a second. Ten birthdays has touched me enormously. In closing this book, I had only one desire, call my mother. That's what I did. This novel has the gift of making us appreciate those little moments that we share with our loved ones’ Path of Words
‘Wow! This book! I have read and loved this author's Jessica Daniel series and was looking forward to this and wow! Such a stunning book! Every word perfect and there for a reason. So beautiful. Such amazing writing. LOVED Poppy, her dad, Madeline, Mark and even Freya. I fell in love with the village in Bristol that Poppy, Mark and Freya are from. From the first work to the last, I loved everything about this book. All the characters, the village, this book, will stay with me for a long time. Five stars are not enough for this brilliant masterpiece. One of my favourite reads this year!’ Renita D’Silva
Seventeen-year-old Eleanor Parker wakes up cold and alone in the river that twists through her quiet village. She remembers a hand on her chest, another on her head, water in her throat, those final gasps for air…
Her brother’s girlfriend was drowned in the same river the summer before, held under the water by an unknown killer.
Determined to unlock the mystery of what really happened that night, Eleanor can't escape the feeling that something terrible links her to the previous summer's murder. But will she discover the shocking truth, before it’s too late?
A gripping and extraordinary coming of age novel that will keep you guessing until the very end.
What readers are saying about The Death and Life of Eleanor Parker:
‘ALL THE STARS! 5 across the board! Wow… I couldn't put this book down… OMG the ending! WHOA!... I LOVED IT LOVED IT LOVED IT!!!!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
‘WOW… grabs you straight away… a LOT of plot twists… fascinating… will make you doubt everything.’ It’s All About Books
‘I was hooked from the first page. I read this book in one and a half day, I just couldn't stop reading once I started... The mystery had to be solved!... It was heartpounding and so gripping…’ Journal of the Lost, 5 stars
‘WOW! This book had me hooked from page one… totally enthralling.’ AvidBookNerd, 5 stars
‘Gripped me from the beginning… I just couldn't put it down… had me captivated… will grip you… amazing cast of characters, an intriguing plot and a lot of twists and turns. The ending was perfect and just the whole leading up to it was brilliant.’ The Reader’s Corner
‘I didn’t want to put the book down… The twists and turns were great… definitely a shocker!... 5 stars read for me – very, very highly recommended.’ Donna’s Book Blog, 5 stars
‘Brilliant!... extraordinary!... Eleanor was such a likable character... I loved playing detective right along with her, everyone was a suspect...’ Audio Killed the Bookmark, 5 stars
‘A unique, chilling story! I felt like I was on the edge of my seat throughout… I love the mystery elements woven throughout!... fabulous!’ Brooklyn the Bookworm
‘Intriguing… compelling... I couldn't put it down. Every page drew me in. Loved it.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
‘Engaging and brilliant… a mystery with a difference that will grab hold of you until the truth is finally revealed! Five stars from me!’ Rae Reads
‘One amazing book! A roller-coaster of a read! Thrilling and absolutely addictive!’ Renita D’Silva, 5 stars
An entire country has been lied to.
Silver Blackthorn was supposed to be one of the privileged few, chosen to serve and help rebuild a shattered nation.
Instead, she is a rebel.
Tales of her defiance have spread across the land. King Victor and the Minister Prime want her dead, the resistance groups are desperate for her help.
But Silver's friends and family are in dire jeopardy; hiding is no longer an option.
As her travels take her into the far reaches of an unknown land, she is forced to make new friends and hunt for new allegiances.
Final battle lines are being drawn. The time has come.
Then there's the hardest choice of all: Opie or Imrin.
Resurgence is the third and final novel in Kerry Wilkinson's The Silver Blackthorn trilogy.
But these are uncertain times and no one really knows what happens to the teenagers who disappear into Windsor Castle. Is being an Offering the privilege everyone assumes it to be, or do the walls of the castle have something to hide? Trapped in a maze of ancient corridors, Silver finds herself in a warped world of suspicion where it is difficult to know who to trust and who to fear. The one thing Silver does know is that she must find a way out . . . The heart-stopping first book in a new trilogy by UK author Kerry Wilkinson, Reckoning is the story of one girl's determination to escape the whims of a cruel king, and what she must do to survive against all odds.
Con Encerrada empieza la serie protagonizada por la detective Jessica Daniel.
Cuando un cadáver es encontrado en una casa cerrada con llave, la sargento de detective Jessica Daniel no sólo tiene que encontrar al asesino, sino descubrir cómo ha conseguido entrar en la casa y salir de ella.
Con muy pocas pistas que seguir y un periodista que parece saber más del caso que ella misma, Jessica se siente presionada para obtener resultados..., y eso antes de que aparezca un segundo cadáver en idénticas circunstancias.
¿Cómo puede un asesino matar a sus víctimas en situaciones aparentemente imposibles y qué relación existe entre los cadáveres, si es que hay alguna?
Los lectores opinan:
«Un primer libro extraordinario. Demos la bienvenida a un nuevo y joven escritor denovelas de misterio. Seguro que se convertirá en un best seller. Buena suerte, Kerry, ojalá lo consigas.»
«Nada más empezar a leer este libro, supe que disfrutaría con él. Quedé fascinado y de inmediato compré los siguientes dos, y los leí de una sentada. ¡Espero ansiosamente el próximo!»
«Absolutamente brillante. A los pocos instantes de empezar a leer Encerrada, ya no pude dejarlo. Me enamoré tanto del personaje de Jessica Daniel, que de inmediato compré el segundo título de la serie, y después el tercero, y me he enterado con alegría de que el cuarto y el quinto se publicará el año que viene.»