Twelve years ago Joycie Todd’s mother abandoned her. But what if she never really left? A tautly written psychological suspense novel, perfect for fans of B.A. Paris and Alex Lake.
London, 1965. Top model Joycie Todd lives a glittering life with photographer Marcus Blake. But her childhood tells a different story...
When she was eleven, Joycie’s mother disappeared. Run away with another man, so everyone says. But Joycie can’t forget the thumps she heard in the night, or the bloodstained rug hidden under the bed. A rug that was gone the next day.
Twelve years later, Joycie has left her past behind. But when an old friend dies, Joycie is left a letter beseeching her to find out the truth. Unable to keep the door locked any longer, Joycie sets out to discover why her mother left her – if she ever really did.
As she travels to the shabby seaside towns of her childhood, Joycie soon finds that it’s not just her mother who vanished all those years ago. Joycie knows the disappearances are connected, she just doesn’t know how. But there’s someone out there who does – and they will do anything to keep it buried.
Chris Curran worked as an actor and scriptwriter in alternative theatre for several years. She has had short stories published in women’s magazines and she reviews fiction for various publications and blogs. An early draft of her debut novel, MINDSIGHT, was shortlisted for the Yeovil Literary Prize in 2013. HER TURN TO CRY is her second novel.
A sinister and darkly compelling psychological thriller from the No.1 bestselling author of The Girl With No Past.
Eighteen years ago, Simone Porter’s six-month-old daughter, Helena, was abducted. Simone and husband, Matt, have slowly rebuilt their shattered lives, but the pain at losing their child has never left them.
Then a young woman, Grace, appears out of the blue and tells Simone she has information about her stolen baby. But just who is Grace – and can Simone trust her?
When Grace herself disappears, Simone becomes embroiled in a desperate search for her baby and the woman who has vital clues about her whereabouts.
Simone is inching closer to the truth but it’ll take her into dangerous and disturbing territory.
Simone lost her baby. Will she lose her life trying to find her?
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‘WOW this book was intense! . . . amazing and so disturbing all at the same time . . . So many times I would say “OH MY GOD" out loud.’ Steph and Chris’s Book Review
‘This is the best book I think I have read in a long time. I was completely hooked from start to finish . . . made me cry, laugh, scream, beg, and plead at the characters within this book and kept me guessing right till the end. Amazing!!!! If you only read one book in your life. Make it this one.’ Joss Dreaming of Publication
‘Wow, I am still trying to pick my jaw up off the floor after this ending. It is so creepy crazy. There was absolutely no way I saw the ending coming . . . I'm still stunned and I finished reading the book 30 minutes ago and I've had two cigarettes! . . . This was one thrilling ride . . . I strongly in all sincerity recommend this book!’ The Reading Room
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‘OMG it is good, it is better than good it is mind-blowing . . . I absolutely loved it and devoured this in one evening. I simply could not put it down . . . I was on the edge of my seat having palpitations . . . This is one hell of a gripping story so if you love psychological thrillers then this is a must read for 2016. I am giving this an easy 5 massive well-deserved stars.’ Chelle’s Book Reviews
‘Had me gripped from the first few pages, and at no point does the story disappoint. Love a good twist? This is the ULTIMATE thriller.’ The Bookshelf Blog
‘The suspense is epic in Kathryn Croft’s latest novel. The fear and dread she generates is for me what makes her one of THE best thriller writers. The shocks just keep coming and the ending is just how I wanted to it to be. It’s just perfect.’Postcard Reviews
‘A powerhouse of emotions . . . Put simply, it’s wickedly engaging, and one I’d absolutely recommend.’ Little Bookness Lane
‘This book really surprised me. Considering the fact that I have read more thriller books and watched more thriller/mystery shows than I can count I have pretty much resigned myself to the fact that nothing could surprise me any more. Guess what?? This book has taught me there are still books out there in the mystery genre that could surprise me . . . I would recommend this book to all the mystery lovers out there. I don't remember the last time I enjoyed a thriller/mystery genre book this much.’ Nair the Critique
The USA Today and #1 eBook bestseller of The Girl Who Lied and Sister Sister
HAVE YOU SEEN THIS GIRL?
When fourteen-year-old Poppy vanishes on a family boating trip, suspicion soon turns close to home – to the two people who should do everything to keep her safe, her parents, Kit and Neve.
Neve has a secret. Kit is lying.
Everyone is watching.
Who do you believe?
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‘Hooked from the beginning’ Carol, Netgalley
‘Engaging...and fast-paced...I read this in a day’ Lisa, Netgalley
A dark and twisty psychological thriller, in which a young girl is abducted and her family is confronted with a horror from deep in their past. Perfect for fans of BA Paris and Sue Fortin.
A young girl has been taken. Abducted, never to be seen again.
Joe and Hannah, her traumatized parents, are consumed by grief. But all is not as it seems behind the curtains of their suburban home.
Loretta, the Family Liaison Officer, is sure Hannah is hiding something – a dark and twisted secret from deep in her past.
This terrible memory could be the key to the murder of another girl fifteen years ago. And as links between the two victims emerge, Joe and Hannah learn that in a family built on lies, the truth can destroy everything...
A dark, twisty, and gripping psychological thriller that will suit fans of SISTER SISTER, by Sue Fortin, and BEHIND HER EYES by Sarah Pinborough.
Five years ago, Clare killed her family – her husband, her father, and one of her twin sons. She has no memory of the car accident, but there is no refuting the evidence of drugs in her system. She has accepted her guilt, and served her time.
Now, released from prison, all she wants is to be reconciled with her remaining son, 13-year-old Tommy. To help him come to terms with her crime, and his own survivor guilt, Clare tries to find out the full truth of what happened on that fateful night.
Probing into the past, however, turns out to be dangerous exercise, threatening not only Clare’s sanity, but ultimately her life...
Tara has it all. Married and about to move into her dream home, she can’t explain why she is tempted by one last fling with her ex before she settles down.
David would do anything for Tara. So when he finds her with another man, his world starts to crumble around him.
Ryan isn’t prepared for the punch David throws at him. Stumbling, he slips over the balcony and falls three storeys to the patio below.
In one split second a man will be killed. In one split second David and Tara’s life will change forever.
How far would you go to save everything you have?
A twist-filled thriller for fans of The Couple Next Door, T.M. Logan and Rachel Abbott.
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‘Hooks you from page one… Readers will feel the thrill right from the beginning and they won't be able to put it down until the very last page… I enjoyed reading every second of it and didn't want to put it down.’ Goodreads reviewer, 4 stars
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‘A sinister and satisfying read… The deeper into the storyline I got the more it got its claws right under my skin! The plot itself was extremely clever, full of twists and extremely addictive; I read this book in one sitting. An enjoyable, compelling and twisted read that will hook you in.’ Goodreads reviewer, 4 stars
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‘One of those books where you tell yourself you'll just read a few more pages until you realise it's gone past midnight and you might as well stay up late and finish the thing in one go… The Accident has a complex and brilliantly executed plot… S.D. Monaghan is an exciting new voice in the psychological thriller genre.’ Goodreads reviewer, 4 stars
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‘A rollercoaster of events that will keep you guessing. Read over two evenings I was not going to bed until I got to the end! A cracking good read.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars