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Extract | The Sting by Kimberley Chambers

Enjoy an exclusive peek at Chapters 1-4 from the explosive latest thriller from Kimberley Chambers. The Sting is out now in hardback and ebook, and coming soon in paperback. Order your copy here! PROLOGUE New Year’s Eve 1972 ‘Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And… Read More

Extract | The Good Teacher by Rachel Sargeant

  From the Top Ten Kindle bestselling author of The Perfect Neighbours, comes this riveting thriller about a murdered school teacher. The Good Teacher is out now in ebook! Here’s an exclusive peek at Chapter One…   *** Her back aches like hell. She… Read More
While You Sleep

Extract | While You Sleep by Stephanie Merritt

  Prologue   It begins, they say, with a woman screaming. You can’t tell at first if it’s pleasure or pain, or that tricky place where the two meet; you’re almost embarrassed to hear it, but if you listen closer it comes… Read More
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Our Spookiest Reads

With Halloween just around the corner, we’ve put together our edit of seriously spooky reads. Bestselling psychological thriller While You Sleep is sure to give you chills, and prepare for a sleepless night or two with the truly terrifying serial killer thriller Stalker. Don’t miss out… Read More
Bitter Sun

Our Top Summer Picks

Make the most of the last of the warm temperatures with our pick of holiday thrillers – from the simmering heat and dark secrets of Bitter Sun, to bestselling author Alex Lake’s page-turner Copycat, these are the books to read before Autumn is in full swing!  … Read More

Q&A with Kate Medina

1. Summarise Scared to Death in once sentence: Everyone is afraid, but some fears can kill you.   2. How long did it take you to write? Scared to Death took me a year to write.  I begin by spending a lot of time just thinking: developing the… Read More

S is for Strawberry – S. Williams on pseudonyms

Author S. Williams of Tuesday Falling talks writing under a pseudonym. And a quirky one at that. ‘The problem with being with a writer is that you either never see them, or they want to get involved in entirely inappropriate ways,’ said my partner. ‘What’s wrong with wanting to call… Read More

A Spy Novelist in Russia

Earlier this month, author Charles Cumming was invited on a trip to Russia, organized by the British Council, as part of the 2014 ‘UK-Russia Year of Culture’ programme. They stayed in Moscow and Tarusa, visiting some absolutely incredible places – Tolstoy’s house at Yasnaya Polyana, Chekov’s country estate,… Read More

Two Madnesses: Why I Write About Broken Minds

We’re very excited to welcome Jack Kerley, author of the addictive Carson Ryder series, to the blog today, who has written us a fascinating piece about broken minds… In 1969 a madman named Charles Manson shocked the U.S. with a savage event: On Manson’s instructions, several of his followers—runaway kids,… Read More