Ÿ?? With sales of over 90,000 in the UK, The Wicked Girls - the debut crime novel from Alex Marwood - was a word-of-mouth sensation
Ÿ?? Stephen King named The Wicked Girls as one of the best books he read in 2013 in Entertainment Weekly, and it w on Best Paperback Original at the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Awards
Ÿ?? Alex Marwood has fantastic author support, with endorsements from Val McDermid, Elizabeth Haynes, Jojo Moyes, Lisa Jew ell, Erin Kelly and Jenny Eclair already
Ÿ?? 'Genuinely disturbing and emotionally unsettling, The Wicked Girls is irresistible' Ÿ?? Val McDermid
Ÿ?? 'The Wicked Girls is ingenious and original -- a novel that surprises and rewards its readers, delivering a twist of an ending that I never saw coming, then realised it w as the only ending that could truly satisfy. Real, chilling, true to its world and its characters. In short, a knock-out' - Laura Lippman
Ÿ?? 'Original, thought-provoking and utterly brilliant' - The Sun on The Wicked Girls 'If you read Alex Marwood's The Wicked Girls, her new one - The Killer Next Door Ÿ?? is even better. Scary as hell. Great characters' - Stephen King. Apologies for the general email, but I desperately need your help. My goddaughter, Coco Jackson, disappeared from her family's holiday home in Bournemouth on the night of Sunday/Monday August 29/30th, the bank holiday weekend just gone. Coco is three years old. When identical twin Coco goes missing during a family celebration, there is a media frenzy. Her parents are rich and influential, as are the friends they were with at their holiday home by the sea. But what really happened to Coco?Over two intense weekends - the first when Coco goes missing and the second fifteen years later at the funeral of her father - the darkest of secrets will gradually be revealed...Taut, emotive and utterly compelling, an unputdownable 'ripped from the headlines' novel that you will want to talk about with everyone you know.