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The Killer Next Door

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781405521208

Price: £8.99

ON SALE: 5th December 2013

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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The electrifying, addictive thriller from the author of the Edgar-Award winning sensation The Wicked Girls

‘Scary as hell’ STEPHEN KING

Pre-order Alex Marwood’s sensational new thriller, The Island of Lost Girls, now!
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No. 23 has a secret.
In this bedsit-riddled south London wreck, lorded over by a lecherous landlord, something waits to be discovered. Yet all six residents have something to hide.

Collette and Cher are on the run; Thomas is a reluctant loner; while a gorgeous Iranian asylum seeker and a ‘quiet man’ nobody sees try to stay hidden. And watching over them all is Vesta – or so she thinks.

In the dead of night, a terrible accident pushes the neighbours into an uneasy alliance. But one of them is a killer, expertly hiding their pastime, all the while closing in on their next victim…

As a cloying heatwave suffocates the city, events build to an electrifying climax in this dark, original and irresistibly compelling thriller, perfect for fans of The Suspect by Fiona Barton and The Rumour by Lesley Kara
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Praise for Alex Marwood

‘So good I wish I’d written it myself’ VAL MCDERMID

‘Scary as hell’ STEPHEN KING

‘Marwood blends story-telling prowess with characters so real that we inhabit their predicaments quite viscerally’ SOPHIE HANNAH

‘Without a doubt, she is one of crime fiction’s brightest stars’ MEGAN ABBOTT

‘I’m in awe’ MARK EDWARDS

‘I cancel all engagements and turn off my phone for a new Alex Marwood book’ ERIN KELLY

Reviews

Nasty, compelling and original, the author has done it again with her second novel
The Sun
Engrossing, chilling, and packed with suspense
Crime Thriller Girl Blog
If you read Alex Marwood's The Wicked Girls, her new one - The Killer Next Door - is even better. Scary as hell. Great characters
Stephen King
A clever, beautifully crafted novel that will forever shake your view of bedsit suburbia . . . Disturbing, dark . . . A psychological thriller of the highest order
Crime Review blog
Utterly gripping; Marwood's ability to show the sinister side of everyday life is unparalleled
Jenny Colgan
If you read Alex Marwood's The Wicked Girls, her new one - The Killer Next Door - is even better. Scary as hell. Great characters
Stephen King
Taut, assured and reminiscent of Ruth Rendell's psychological novels, Marwood's second book more than lives up to the promise shown in her splendid debut, The Wicked Girls
Guardian
A haunting and thrilling read that will have you gripped throughout, The Killer Next Door is a thought-provoking book, that will play on your mind and stay with you for days and will have you looking at your neighbours in a different light!
Handwrittengirl.com
Nasty, compelling and original, the author has done it again with her second novel
The Sun
Taut, assured and reminiscent of Ruth Rendell's psychological novels, Marwood's second book more than lives up to the promise shown in her splendid debut, The Wicked Girls
Guardian
Both brilliantly dark and dazzlingly funny, this is crime writing at its best
Lisa Jewell
Utterly gripping; Marwood's ability to show the sinister side of everyday life is unparalleled
Jenny Colgan
Echoes of Ruth Rendell (or, indeed, Barbara Vine), although Marwood's writing is grittier
Killing Crime Time Blog
A haunting and thrilling read that will have you gripped throughout, The Killer Next Door is a thought-provoking book, that will play on your mind and stay with you for days and will have you looking at your neighbours in a different light!
Handwrittengirl.com
Nasty, compelling and original, the author has done it again with her second novel
The Sun
Echoes of Ruth Rendell (or, indeed, Barbara Vine), although Marwood's writing is grittier
Killing Crime Time Blog
A haunting and thrilling read that will have you gripped throughout, The Killer Next Door is a thought-provoking book, that will play on your mind and stay with you for days and will have you looking at your neighbours in a different light!
Handwrittengirl.com
Echoes of Ruth Rendell (or, indeed, Barbara Vine), although Marwood's writing is grittier
Killing Crime Time Blog
Taut, assured and reminiscent of Ruth Rendell's psychological novels, Marwood's second book more than lives up to the promise shown in her splendid debut, The Wicked Girls
Guardian
Nasty, compelling and original, the author has done it again with her second novel
The Sun
Even better than her debut The Wicked Girls. It's a compulsive, unsettling read that will leave you wondering how well you really know your neighbours
Bella
Engrossing, chilling, and packed with suspense
Crime Thriller Girl Blog
Utterly gripping; Marwood's ability to show the sinister side of everyday life is unparalleled
Jenny Colgan
Utterly gripping; Marwood's ability to show the sinister side of everyday life is unparalleled
Jenny Colgan
Engrossing, chilling, and packed with suspense
Crime Thriller Girl Blog
A clever, beautifully crafted novel that will forever shake your view of bedsit suburbia . . . Disturbing, dark . . . A psychological thriller of the highest order
Crime Review blog
Echoes of Ruth Rendell (or, indeed, Barbara Vine), although Marwood's writing is grittier
Killing Crime Time Blog
Every bit as gripping as her much-praised debut The Wicked Girls
Crime Fiction Lover Blog
A clever, beautifully crafted novel that will forever shake your view of bedsit suburbia . . . Disturbing, dark . . . A psychological thriller of the highest order
Crime Review blog
A clever, beautifully crafted novel that will forever shake your view of bedsit suburbia . . . Disturbing, dark . . . A psychological thriller of the highest order
Crime Review blog
Both brilliantly dark and dazzlingly funny, this is crime writing at its best
Lisa Jewell
Both brilliantly dark and dazzlingly funny, this is crime writing at its best
Lisa Jewell
Engrossing, chilling, and packed with suspense
Crime Thriller Girl Blog
Every bit as gripping as her much-praised debut The Wicked Girls
Crime Fiction Lover Blog
Even better than her debut The Wicked Girls. It's a compulsive, unsettling read that will leave you wondering how well you really know your neighbours
Bella
If you read Alex Marwood's The Wicked Girls, her new one - The Killer Next Door - is even better. Scary as hell. Great characters
Stephen King
Utterly gripping; Marwood's ability to show the sinister side of everyday life is unparalleled
Jenny Colgan
Taut, assured and reminiscent of Ruth Rendell's psychological novels, Marwood's second book more than lives up to the promise shown in her splendid debut, The Wicked Girls
Guardian
Every bit as gripping as her much-praised debut The Wicked Girls
Crime Fiction Lover Blog
Every bit as gripping as her much-praised debut The Wicked Girls
Crime Fiction Lover Blog
Echoes of Ruth Rendell (or, indeed, Barbara Vine), although Marwood's writing is grittier
Killing Crime Time Blog
Both brilliantly dark and dazzlingly funny, this is crime writing at its best
Lisa Jewell
Even better than her debut The Wicked Girls. It's a compulsive, unsettling read that will leave you wondering how well you really know your neighbours
Bella
Engrossing, chilling, and packed with suspense
Crime Thriller Girl Blog
Nasty, compelling and original, the author has done it again with her second novel
The Sun
A haunting and thrilling read that will have you gripped throughout, The Killer Next Door is a thought-provoking book, that will play on your mind and stay with you for days and will have you looking at your neighbours in a different light!
Handwrittengirl.com
Even better than her debut The Wicked Girls. It's a compulsive, unsettling read that will leave you wondering how well you really know your neighbours
Bella
A clever, beautifully crafted novel that will forever shake your view of bedsit suburbia . . . Disturbing, dark . . . A psychological thriller of the highest order
Crime Review blog
Both brilliantly dark and dazzlingly funny, this is crime writing at its best
Lisa Jewell
Engrossing, chilling, and packed with suspense
Crime Thriller Girl Blog
A haunting and thrilling read that will have you gripped throughout, The Killer Next Door is a thought-provoking book, that will play on your mind and stay with you for days and will have you looking at your neighbours in a different light!
Handwrittengirl.com
Both brilliantly dark and dazzlingly funny, this is crime writing at its best
Lisa Jewell
Every bit as gripping as her much-praised debut The Wicked Girls
Crime Fiction Lover Blog
If you read Alex Marwood's The Wicked Girls, her new one - The Killer Next Door - is even better. Scary as hell. Great characters
Stephen King
Even better than her debut The Wicked Girls. It's a compulsive, unsettling read that will leave you wondering how well you really know your neighbours
Bella
A clever, beautifully crafted novel that will forever shake your view of bedsit suburbia . . . Disturbing, dark . . . A psychological thriller of the highest order
Crime Review blog
A haunting and thrilling read that will have you gripped throughout, The Killer Next Door is a thought-provoking book, that will play on your mind and stay with you for days and will have you looking at your neighbours in a different light!
Handwrittengirl.com
Taut, assured and reminiscent of Ruth Rendell's psychological novels, Marwood's second book more than lives up to the promise shown in her splendid debut, The Wicked Girls
Guardian
Engrossing, chilling, and packed with suspense
Crime Thriller Girl Blog
Utterly gripping; Marwood's ability to show the sinister side of everyday life is unparalleled
Jenny Colgan
Echoes of Ruth Rendell (or, indeed, Barbara Vine), although Marwood's writing is grittier
Killing Crime Time Blog
Nasty, compelling and original, the author has done it again with her second novel
The Sun
A clever, beautifully crafted novel that will forever shake your view of bedsit suburbia . . . Disturbing, dark . . . A psychological thriller of the highest order
Crime Review blog
Taut, assured and reminiscent of Ruth Rendell's psychological novels, Marwood's second book more than lives up to the promise shown in her splendid debut, The Wicked Girls
Guardian
A haunting and thrilling read that will have you gripped throughout, The Killer Next Door is a thought-provoking book, that will play on your mind and stay with you for days and will have you looking at your neighbours in a different light!
Handwrittengirl.com
If you read Alex Marwood's The Wicked Girls, her new one - The Killer Next Door - is even better. Scary as hell. Great characters
Stephen King
If you read Alex Marwood's The Wicked Girls, her new one - The Killer Next Door - is even better. Scary as hell. Great characters
Stephen King
Every bit as gripping as her much-praised debut The Wicked Girls
Crime Fiction Lover Blog
Utterly gripping; Marwood's ability to show the sinister side of everyday life is unparalleled
Jenny Colgan
Echoes of Ruth Rendell (or, indeed, Barbara Vine), although Marwood's writing is grittier
Killing Crime Time Blog
If you read Alex Marwood's The Wicked Girls, her new one - The Killer Next Door - is even better. Scary as hell. Great characters
Stephen King
Even better than her debut The Wicked Girls. It's a compulsive, unsettling read that will leave you wondering how well you really know your neighbours
Bella
Both brilliantly dark and dazzlingly funny, this is crime writing at its best
Lisa Jewell
Both brilliantly dark and dazzlingly funny, this is crime writing at its best
Lisa Jewell
Utterly gripping; Marwood's ability to show the sinister side of everyday life is unparalleled
Jenny Colgan
Even better than her debut The Wicked Girls. It's a compulsive, unsettling read that will leave you wondering how well you really know your neighbours
Bella
A haunting and thrilling read that will have you gripped throughout, The Killer Next Door is a thought-provoking book, that will play on your mind and stay with you for days and will have you looking at your neighbours in a different light!
Handwrittengirl.com
Every bit as gripping as her much-praised debut The Wicked Girls
Crime Fiction Lover Blog
Every bit as gripping as her much-praised debut The Wicked Girls
Crime Fiction Lover Blog
Engrossing, chilling, and packed with suspense
Crime Thriller Girl Blog
Nasty, compelling and original, the author has done it again with her second novel
The Sun
Taut, assured and reminiscent of Ruth Rendell's psychological novels, Marwood's second book more than lives up to the promise shown in her splendid debut, The Wicked Girls
Guardian
Both brilliantly dark and dazzlingly funny, this is crime writing at its best
Lisa Jewell
Nasty, compelling and original, the author has done it again with her second novel
The Sun
Utterly gripping; Marwood's ability to show the sinister side of everyday life is unparalleled
Jenny Colgan
Nasty, compelling and original, the author has done it again with her second novel
The Sun
Taut, assured and reminiscent of Ruth Rendell's psychological novels, Marwood's second book more than lives up to the promise shown in her splendid debut, The Wicked Girls
Guardian
Echoes of Ruth Rendell (or, indeed, Barbara Vine), although Marwood's writing is grittier
Killing Crime Time Blog
Even better than her debut The Wicked Girls. It's a compulsive, unsettling read that will leave you wondering how well you really know your neighbours
Bella
Every bit as gripping as her much-praised debut The Wicked Girls
Crime Fiction Lover Blog
If you read Alex Marwood's The Wicked Girls, her new one - The Killer Next Door - is even better. Scary as hell. Great characters
Stephen King
A clever, beautifully crafted novel that will forever shake your view of bedsit suburbia . . . Disturbing, dark . . . A psychological thriller of the highest order
Crime Review blog
A haunting and thrilling read that will have you gripped throughout, The Killer Next Door is a thought-provoking book, that will play on your mind and stay with you for days and will have you looking at your neighbours in a different light!
Handwrittengirl.com
If you read Alex Marwood's The Wicked Girls, her new one - The Killer Next Door - is even better. Scary as hell. Great characters
Stephen King
Taut, assured and reminiscent of Ruth Rendell's psychological novels, Marwood's second book more than lives up to the promise shown in her splendid debut, The Wicked Girls
Guardian
Engrossing, chilling, and packed with suspense
Crime Thriller Girl Blog
A clever, beautifully crafted novel that will forever shake your view of bedsit suburbia . . . Disturbing, dark . . . A psychological thriller of the highest order
Crime Review blog
Even better than her debut The Wicked Girls. It's a compulsive, unsettling read that will leave you wondering how well you really know your neighbours
Bella
Echoes of Ruth Rendell (or, indeed, Barbara Vine), although Marwood's writing is grittier
Killing Crime Time Blog