The Fear

· HarperCollins UK
64 reviews

About this ebook

‘Claustrophobic and compelling’ KARIN SLAUGHTER
‘A rollercoaster with multiple twists’ DAILY MAIL
’A million dollar new story from a million selling author' SARAH PINBOROUGH

Sometimes your first love won’t let you go...

When Lou Wandsworth ran away to France with her teacher Mike Hughes, she thought he was the love of her life. But Mike wasn’t what he seemed and he left her life in pieces.

Now 32, Lou discovers that he is involved with teenager Chloe Meadows. Determined to make sure history doesn’t repeat itself, she returns home to confront him for the damage he’s caused.

But Mike is a predator of the worst kind, and as Lou tries to bring him to justice, it’s clear that she could once again become his prey...

The million copy Sunday Times bestseller returns with a gripping psychological thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat.

Praise for The Fear:

‘A skewering portrait of obsessive love and psychological manipulation, this book gets under the skin from the outset and won’t let you go until you’ve gasped at THAT ending. This is Taylor’s best book yet.’
CJ Cooke (author of I Know My Name)

‘Wow! Such a fast-paced, gripping, tense thriller. My heart was in my mouth at the end. Her best yet!’
Claire Douglas (author of Local Girl Missing)

64 reviews
Jade M
January 30, 2018
I was fortunate enough to receive a proof copy of The Fear and my my my.... The anticipated wait was not for nothing! As with all of C.L Taylor's physiological thrillers you are captivated within the first chapter, you can not simply put the book down, I was to be engrossed yet again! The storyline - again - cleverly written even to the final chapter when another unexpected plot twist finishes the whole novel off perfectly! Sad to have finished it so quickly, can't wait for the next C.L Taylor instalment!!
8 people found this review helpful
Helen Adams
March 22, 2018
Wow, what a book! I have read all of C.L.Taylor books and by far this is the best one yet. The book is gripping right from the first chapter, well written, with a shocking twist. This book will have you on the edge of your seat. I found it difficult to put the book down. Highly recommended if anyone who is a fan of C.L.Taylor or like Psychological Thrillers. A must buy.
5 people found this review helpful
Tanya DuRietz
March 27, 2018
With the twists and turns, it makes for a spellbinding read. I got really annoyed when i had to do something. I just wanted to keep reading. It's absolutely the BEST book i have Ever read. Cally has a masterpiece here. THE FEAR.
12 people found this review helpful

About the author

C.L. Taylor is a Sunday Times bestselling author. Her psychological thrillers have sold over a million copies in the UK alone, been translated into over twenty languages, and optioned for television. Her 2019 novel, Sleep, was a Richard and Judy pick. C.L. Taylor lives in Bristol with her partner and son.

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