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I’m so thrilled to be able to share the cover of my sixth psychological thriller  with you. Isn’t it stunning? All Anna wants is to be able to sleep. But crushing insomnia, terrifying night terrors and memories of that terrible … Continue reading

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The one about the book tattoo…

It’s publication day for THE FEAR and I couldn’t be more proud of this book. I’ll freely admit that I struggle with endings – I find them the hardest part of a book to get right – but something almost … Continue reading

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The one where I got glammed up

Earlier this year I was invited to the Specsavers Nielsen Bestseller Awards to receive two silver awards for The Acccident and The Lie (for sales of over 250,000 copies). It was SUCH a glamorous affair. The wonderful Mariella Frostrop was … Continue reading

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What inspired your novel?

It’s a question that comes up in interviews a lot: ‘What inspired your novel?’ It’s always a difficult question to answer, not least because it’s normally at least 12 months since I wrote the book and 18 months since the … Continue reading

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Introducing… The Fear.

Last week I shared the cover for my next psychological thriller on social media but, if you missed it, here it is! THE FEAR is a book I’ve wanted to write for a while. I had the first inkling of … Continue reading

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Why I decided to write a YA novel

A week tomorrow my first young adult novel  THE TREATMENT will be published. It’s a thriller, about sixteen year old Drew Finch who tries to rescue her brother Mason from a residential reform academy after a stranger gives her a … Continue reading

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A ‘Dead Good’ summer

I can’t believe it’s been nearly two months since I last posted on here. In some ways time has flown but I seem to have fitted quite a lot into the last sixty-odd days so here’s a (probably not very … Continue reading

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