Sam Hayes - Author

About the Author

Sam Hayes grew up in the Midlands, and has lived in Australia and America. Her writing career began when she won a short story competition in 2003. She lives in a three-hundred-year-old farmhouse in a Leicestershire village with her Australian husband and three children.

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Someone Else's Son: A page-turning psychological thriller with a breathtaking twist

Someone Else's Son: A page-turning psychological thriller with a breathtaking twist

Author: Sam Hayes Format: Paperback Release Date: 20/01/2011

A tense and powerful emotional thriller that asks: Do we ever really know our children? There must have been some mistake... TV presenter Carrie Kent can't believe the voice on the end of the phone. Surely it didn't just say that her son - her beloved son Max - has been stabbed within his school gates? This sort of thing happens only to the guests on her daily morning chat show. Not to someone like her boy. But when Carrie arrives at the hospital and learns that Max is dead, she is thrown into a nightmare. No one will reveal what really happened and the only witness, a schoolgirl, is refusing to talk. Carrie must enter an unknown world of fear and violence if she wants to find the truth. But can she live with what she discovers?

Tell-Tale: A heartstopping psychological thriller with a jaw-dropping twist

Tell-Tale: A heartstopping psychological thriller with a jaw-dropping twist

Author: Sam Hayes Format: Paperback Release Date: 18/03/2010

A woman stands on a bridge, the water rushing below. In a few seconds she will jump, plunging more than two hundred feet to her death. Who is she? And why is she desperate to take her own life? Nina Kennedy, a wife and mother, is afraid. A man is following her, threatening her family, toying with her sanity. What does he want? And how long will it be before he strikes? Eight-year-old Ava sits waiting for her daddy. But, like the others in the children's home, she knows her father will never come. The home is a place of whispers and shadows. But no one dare tell the truth. Until now...

Unspoken: A chilling psychological thriller with a shocking twist

Unspoken: A chilling psychological thriller with a shocking twist

Author: Sam Hayes Format: Paperback Release Date: 19/02/2009

Mary Marshall would do anything for her daughter Julia. A devoted grandmother to Julia's children, she's always been the rock her family can rely on. Until now. Mary has a past Julia knows nothing about, and it's come back to haunt her. Julia's husband Murray French is walking a tightrope. A solicitor struggling with an alcohol problem, he's about to lose his wife and his children to another man: someone successful, someone they deserve. Someone who's everything he's not. Can he ever get his family back? Just when Julia thinks life is starting to turn around, she stumbles upon the brutalised body of a girl she teaches. And as the terrible present starts to shed light on her mother's past, Julia realises her family's nightmare is only just beginning...

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