I’m now also writing as Abbie Frost and my new book under that name – THE  GUESTHOUSE is due for release soon, In the meantime you can get a few chapters completely free as a taster HERE

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If you’re a UK resident or planning to visit 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.


My latest novel is now  available.All the Little Lies

‘Emotive, compelling and dark, All The Little Lies had me on the edge of my seat throughout!’ Crime Book Junkie

‘I thought I had guessed the outcome, but was delighted for the twists to keep on turning. A great read that I’d recommend.’ Chapter in my Life

‘A brilliant thriller full of untrustworthy characters.’ Bert’s Books  

‘I loved All The Little Lies, and would 100% recommend this! The mystery itself, combined with the brilliantly written characters, make for a fascinating story.’ Bookish Blogging 

‘A very fulfilling and worthwhile read.’ Net Galley

‘I loved finding out things as Eve did. The ending was a big shock. I couldn’t believe it and had to read some parts twice. Great book.’ Good Reads 

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‘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

You will find an extract at Killer Reads or download a sample from Amazon

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… 

I talk about my research for Her Turn To Cry over at the Killer Reads Blog where you can also read the first chapter.
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‘an atmospheric, gripping and moving tale … Sublime.’ Crime Squad

‘gripping and tense in all the right places. For me a ‘sit-forward-in-my-seat-because-I’m-totally-engrossed’ page turner.’  Jenna Med’s Book Reviews

‘a mystery thriller, and a very lovely one at that.’ The Welsh Librarian

‘An atmospheric suspense … Chris Curran spins a good yarn.’ Izzy Reads






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.

 ‘A cunning debut novel … Truly gripping’ SUNDAY EXPRESS

‘Rich cast, believable characters, powerful premise, lovely prose and proof that crime fiction can be intelligent and pulse-racing’ JJ Marsh, author of BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

‘I would highly recommend this novel for readers who enjoy excellently narrated dark and thrilling crime mysteries’ Book Muse

‘I look forward to reading more from Chris Curran and recommend to all who enjoy a good mystery with lots of twists’
Julia Connor, Goodreads


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  1. Well done Chris!!
    Fantastic read, I was totally absorbed by Her Deadly Secret, couldn’t put it down, drawn in by the first chapter. The characters, as always in your books, worm their way into your head. I needed to find out more and more about them as the twists and turns created suspense and intrigue. Wow great book.
    Can’t wait for next one.


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