If you’re a UK resident or planning to visit during 2018 do check out the Events page to see where I’ll be appearing during the year (so far!). There’s nothing I enjoy more than meeting readers and writers.
And a special alert for US readers. My first novel Mindsight is on offer for only 99c for a short time.
My third book, psychological thriller, Her Deadly Secret, was published by the Harper Collins Killer Reads imprint as an ebook on July 21st 2017 and paperback in August. You can find some hints on the story (and order!) here.
Here are a few of the early reviews:
‘A cracker of a read! Will have you turning the pages, gripped, until you find find answers’ The Welsh Librarian
‘Grabbed me from the first chapter and kept me gripped’ Rather Too Fond of Books
‘A truly engrossing and compelling tale of lies and loss. Loved it’ Jen Med’s Book Reviews
‘This is a book to devour in one greedy sitting, flipping the pages as the pace increases to the shocking conclusion.’ Bookmuse
‘This is pure human and emotional drama and it works very well. Highly recommended.’ Grab This Book
‘Her Deadly Secret is an absolutely thrilling read with so many shocks and surprises that it kept me on my toes from start to finish. It’s definitely worthy of a huge 5 stars.’ The Book Magnet
‘Wow and wow again,this is a very very good book, I would gladly give it a lot more than five stars if I could.’ Nicki’s Life of Crime
‘Chris Curran has been one of my best discoveries of the year. Everything from her writing style and clever plotting to the psychological insight into her characters: it all works so very, very well you end up reading for hours without realising.’ Good Reads
And check out the blog page for links to some guest posts I’ve been doing around publication time.
My second novel, Amazon bestseller Her Turn To Cry, was also published by Harper Collins and released in July 2016.
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.
I talk about my research for Her Turn To Cry over at the Killer Reads Blog where you can also read the first chapter.
My first novel, Mindsight, is a psychological thriller published by Harper Collins Killer Reads.
Also an Amazon bestseller, it was chosen as a Sunday Express best summer read in July 2016 http://www.express.co.uk/entertainment/books/686792/Holiday-book-selection-July-2016
Five years ago, Clare killed her family – her husband, her father, and her son. While she has no memory of the car accident, she cannot refute 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. But he demands to know the full truth of what happened on that fateful night.
Probing into the past, however, turns out to be a dangerous exercise, threatening not only Clare’s sanity, but ultimately her life…
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