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Sophie Hannah - Author

About the Author

Sophie Hannah is a best-selling, award-winning poet. Her latest collection, First of the Last Chances, was chosen for the Poetry Book Society’s Next Generation promotion in June 2004. She regularly performs her poetry to live audiences nationwide and abroad, and recently won first prize in the Daphne Du Maurier Festival Short Story Competition for her psychological suspense story The Octopus Nest.  Sophie lives in West Yorkshire with her husband and two children.

Click here to read an interview with Sophie Hannah about her new Poirot novel The Monogram Murders

Click here to read an interview with Sophie Hannah about the story behind her novels A Game for all the Family and The Narrow Bed.

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Featured books by Sophie Hannah

The Mystery of Three Quarters

The Mystery of Three Quarters

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/08/2018

Cloaking herself in Christie’s Poirot mantle for the third time, bestselling crime writer Sophie Hannah here presents Hercule Poirot with something of a peculiarly personal puzzle. Our loveable hero is left feeling somewhat perplexed when an agitated middle-aged woman - “a whirlwind most fierce” – demands to know why he sent her a letter accusing her of killing a certain Barnabas Pandy. And then a second person presents themselves, demanding to know the very same thing. Mon dieu! Poirot has no idea who Pandy is, or why someone is sending these letters in his name, and so a thrillingly unpredictable mystery unfolds. The writing is elegant, suffused with the spirit of, and reverence for, Poirot’s creator, and this makes for an entertainingly satisfying experience.

eBooks of the Month
Deadlier

Deadlier

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

An incredible collection of short crime stories chosen by Sophie Hannah (of whom I’m a massive fan). This book is spectacularly enormous, with 1077 pages it needs to be seen to be believed. It feels as though you are about to open a treasure trove, and inside are tales from a huge variety of women writers, from across the ages to bang up to date. As I read the list of authors I was like a kid in a sweet shop, to pick out just a couple almost feels wrong as there is some major talent on offer here. Sophie Hannah introduces her collection with the confession that she is a mystery addict, and that puzzles sit centre stage in the stories. I was initially drawn to the tales by authors I recognised, but also delighted in making new acquaintances. Within ‘Deadlier’ there is something to suit every crime lover, this is a book to sit on a shelf close by, to pick up and immerse yourself in again and again, I quite simply love it.  ~ Liz Robinson

The Narrow Bed

The Narrow Bed

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/10/2016

I honestly gurgled with delight when I discovered I was to review ‘The Narrow Bed’, then hung a ‘do not disturb’ sign on my door for the duration of the read. ‘Billy Dead Mates’ is at the centre of a disorientating and perplexing puzzle, why oh why are pairs of friends being murdered? My brain got the serious workout I was expecting and then some. This isn't just a crime novel as contained within the pages are a memoir, letters, stories within the story, and another mystery as well as the murder investigation. This is the 10th Culver Valley Crime novel yet you don't have to have prior knowledge to start here, if this is your first foray. Once you've finished, it’s likely that you'll find yourself grabbing the other nine as quickly as you can. Sophie Hannah writes with a twisty, marvellously devious pen, every word matters, every thought counts. I don't know how she does it, but I’m so very glad that she does! ~ Liz Robinson Click here to read an interview with Sophie Hannah about the story behind her novels A Game for all the Family and The Narrow Bed.

eBooks of the Month
A Game for All the Family

A Game for All the Family

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Paperback Release Date: 31/12/2015

January 2016 Book of the Month. Ticktock, ticktock, this is a psychological mystery that encourages reading well past bed time and keeps minds ticking over and searching for rational (and perhaps not so rational answers). A Game For All The Family is a standalone novel and the perfect place to start if you haven't yet read anything by Sophie Hannah. The chills start as a family make their way to their new home, Justine tells the tale, then daughter Ellen writes a story that sets off an alarming chain of events. There’s a subtle sense of normality to the words, to the situation, that some seriously twisted deeds attempt to hide behind. The mystery within a mystery whispers possible explanations, incites overthinking and plots some devious trips and falls. This is a book where you may well find yourself searching for questions as well as answers, so enjoy the mental workout and ponder, just how far would you go to protect your family… ~ Liz Robinson Click here to read an interview with Sophie Hannah about the story behind her novels A Game for all the Family and The Narrow Bed.

eBooks of the Month
The Poetry of Sex

The Poetry of Sex

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/02/2015

'It's the way that you say I don't usually do this.' Romance and poetry seem to go hand in hand but - implicit, explicit, nuanced or starkly frank - sex itself has long been a staple subject for poets. And little has changed over the centuries, from Ovid describing a summer afternoon of love-making to Rosemary Tonks telling the Story of a Hotel Room. Sophie Hannah's selection ranges from ancient Rome to modern New York, from gay to straight, from marital bliss to furtive adultery, but her principle has been to go low on the sugar and high on the excitement.

eBooks of the Month
The Telling Error

The Telling Error

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/04/2014

Stuck in a traffic jam, Nicki Clements sees a face she hoped never to see again. It's definitely him, the same police officer, stopping each car on Elmhirst Road. Keen to avoid him, Nicki does a U-turn and makes a panicky escape. Or so she thinks. The next day, Nicki is pulled in for questioning in connection with the murder of Damon Blundy, controversial newspaper columnist and resident of Elmhirst Road. Nicki can't answer any of the questions detectives fire at her. She has no idea why the killer used a knife in such a peculiar way, or why 'HE IS NO LESS DEAD' was painted on Blundy's study wall. And she can't explain why she avoided Elmhirst Road that day without revealing the secret that could ruin her life. Because although Nicki is not guilty of murder, she is far from innocent ...

eBooks of the Month
The Orphan Choir

The Orphan Choir

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/10/2013

Louise's seven year old son has been sent away to boarding school against her wishes, and she misses him desperately. And her neighbour from hell is keeping her awake at night by playing loud, intrusive music. So when the chance comes to move to the country, she jumps at it as a way of saving her sanity. Only it doesn't. Because the music has followed her. Except this time, it's choral music sung by a choir of children only she can see and hear...

eBooks of the Month
The Carrier

The Carrier

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/08/2013

When her plane is delayed overnight, Gaby Struthers finds herself forced to share a hotel room with a stranger: a terrified young woman named Lauren Cookson - but why is she scared of Gaby in particular? Lauren won't explain. Instead, she blurts out something about an innocent man going to prison for a murder he didn't commit, and Gaby soon suspects that Lauren's presence on her flight can't be a coincidence. Because the murder victim is Francine Breary, the wife of the only man Gaby has ever truly loved.

eBooks of the Month
Kind of Cruel

Kind of Cruel

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/08/2012

When Amber Hewerdine consults a hypnotherapist as a desperate last resort, she doesn't expect that anything much will change. She doesn't expect it to help with her chronic insomnia ...She doesn't expect to hear herself, under hypnosis, saying words that mean nothing to her: 'Kind, cruel, kind of cruel' - words she has seen somewhere before, if only she could remember where ...She doesn't expect to be arrested two hours later, as a result of having spoken those words out loud, in connection with the brutal murder of Katharine Allen, a woman she's never heard of ...

eBooks of the Month
The Other Half Lives - Large Print Edition

The Other Half Lives - Large Print Edition

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/10/2009

Sophie Hannah's The Other Half Lives is a lengthy and complex crime thriller that will keep you guessing to the end. It begins with the revelation of a guilty secret that leads the central character into a world where nothing is quite what it seems.   A message from Joanna Lumley: “Anything that makes reading easier is to be applauded – a bright light, a quiet room, large clear print…what could be more enticing. Focus has all my support."   Joanna Lumley

The Other Half Lives

The Other Half Lives

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/02/2009

  Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 5 February 2009.   Sophie Hannah's The Other Half Lives is a lengthy and complex crime thriller that will keep you guessing to the end. It begins with the revelation of a guilty secret that leads the central character into a world where nothing is quite what it seems.   Please note that this title is also available in a Large Print edition. Click here to find out more.  

eBooks of the Month
Little Face

Little Face

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Paperback Release Date: 24/08/2006

A 2013 World Book Night selection.   One of Emily Barr's favourite books. A thriller to make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up. A compulsive read that once started you can’t and won’t put down. Make sure you have n afternoon free or avery long train journey!   September 2009 Guest Editor Emily Barr on Little Face by SOPHIE HANNAH I read this just after my daughter was born, and carried on reading all night, absolutely horrified at the story of a missing baby. Hannah’s books have a satisfyingly nasty streak and I have found every one of them utterly riveting and chilling. She is also adept at conjuring up an unexpected twist, which I know from experience is a lot less easy than it looks.

eBooks of the Month

Other books by Sophie Hannah

Lasting Damage

Lasting Damage

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/06/2021

The unnervingly good sixth psychological thriller from bestselling crime writer Sophie Hannah, not to be missed for readers of Clare Mackintosh and Paula Hawkins. 'Jaw-droppingly assured' Daily Express 'A first-class whodunnit' Scotsman Don't go into the other woman's house . . . It's 1.15 a.m. Connie Bowskill should be asleep. Instead, she's logging on to a property website in search of a particular house: 11 Bentley Grove, Cambridge. She knows it's for sale; she saw the estate agent's board in the front garden less than six hours ago. Soon Connie is clicking on the 'Virtual Tour' button, keen to see the inside of 11 Bentley Grove and put her mind at rest once and for all. She finds herself looking at a scene from a nightmare: in the living room, in the middle of the carpet, there's a woman lying face down in a huge pool of blood. In shock, Connie wakes her husband Kit. But when Kit sits down at the computer to take a look, he sees no dead body, only a pristine beige carpet in a perfectly ordinary room . . .

Haven't They Grown

Haven't They Grown

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/12/2020

'Sophie Hannah, who can twist a conventional plot until it screams for mercy, puts an existential spin on the domestic-suspense novel' New York Times 'Fiendishly clever' Daily Mail 'Complex and sinister' Observer 'A literary high-wire artist' Sunday Express 'Prepare for sleep deprivation!' Red All Beth has to do is drive her son to his Under-14s away match, watch him play, and bring him home. Just because she knows that her former best friend lives near the football ground, that doesn't mean she has to drive past her house and try to catch a glimpse of her. Why would Beth do that, and risk dredging up painful memories? She hasn't seen Flora Braid for twelve years. But she can't resist. She parks outside Flora's house and watches from across the road as Flora and her children, Thomas and Emily, step out of the car. Except... There's something terribly wrong. Flora looks the same, only older - just as Beth would have expected. It's the children that are the problem. Twelve years ago, Thomas and Emily Braid were five and three years old. Today, they look precisely as they did then. They are still five and three. They are Thomas and Emily without a doubt - Beth hears Flora call them by their names - but they haven't changed at all. They are no taller, no older. Why haven't they grown?

Haven't They Grown

Haven't They Grown

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/12/2020

All Beth has to do is drive her son to his Under-14s away match, watch him play, and bring him home. Just because she knows that her former best friend lives near the football ground, that doesn't mean she has to drive past her house and try to catch a glimpse of her. Why would Beth do that, and risk dredging up painful memories? She hasn't seen Flora Braid for twelve years. But she can't resist. She parks outside Flora's house and watches from across the road as Flora and her children, Thomas and Emily, step out of the car. Except... There's something terribly wrong. Flora looks the same, only older - just as Beth would have expected. It's the children that are the problem. Twelve years ago, Thomas and Emily Braid were five and three years old. Today, they look precisely as they did then. They are still five and three. They are Thomas and Emily without a doubt - Beth hears Flora call them by their names - but they haven't changed at all. They are no taller, no older. Why haven't they grown?

Happiness, a Mystery

Happiness, a Mystery

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/09/2020

Happiness is one of life's greatest mysteries. But what even is happiness? Why does it mean so many different things to different people? And how can we actually be happier? Drawing on decades of experience in crime writing, self-help and intensely curious observation of other people, Sophie Hannah sets out to solve the mystery. She lines up her cast of suspects and expert witnesses from ancient philosophers to modern self-help gurus, scientists to ordinary people from all walks of life. Leaving no stone unturned, she scrutinises the clues, evidence, and even the red herrings that unexpectedly lead to happiness. And she uncovers answers - from the secrets of a fulfilling relationship to the joys of boredom, or of the bliss of a cancelled meeting. Weaving in much-loved poems and hilarious observations from Sophie's own life, this is the ultimate guide to happiness - and the clues that can lead us there.

How to Hold a Grudge

How to Hold a Grudge

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/11/2019

A TIME must-read book of 2019 'Hannah is excellent on how to embrace our grudges, nurture them and use them to become a better person' Grazia What if grudges are not just good for us but great? How often have you held a grudge and felt guilty about it? 'Forgive and move on' is the received wisdom, and that's what many of us try to do. Positive thinking is essential for a happy life, but how we get to that positive is even more crucial. What if grudges can ward off danger, and help us live better lives? What if they can act as stepping stones, pointing us in the right direction? This ultimate guide will give you all the tools you need to analyse, process and embrace your grudges in order to be your best possible self. ** How to Hold a Grudge - The Podcast now available for download! Check out Grudge of the Week, and discover the latest Grudge Music **

Did You See Melody?

Did You See Melody?

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Paperback Release Date: 23/08/2018

'Outstandingly brilliant' Clare Mackintosh Did she really see Melody? The stunning new pageturner from the Queen of Psychological Suspense. Pushed to breaking point, Cara Burrows abandons her home and family and escapes to a five-star spa resort she can't afford. Late at night, exhausted and desperate, she lets herself into her hotel room and is shocked to find it already occupied - by a man and a teenage girl. A simple mistake on the part of the hotel receptionist - but Cara's fear intensifies when she works out that the girl she saw alive and well in the hotel room is someone she can't possibly have seen: the most famous murder victim in the country, Melody Chapa, whose parents are serving life sentences for her murder. Cara doesn't know what to trust: everything she's read and heard about the case, or the evidence of her own eyes. Did she really see Melody? And is she prepared to ask herself that question and answer it honestly if it means risking her own life? ****** What people are saying about DID YOU SEE MELODY? 'I was hooked!...there was a cracking ending!' GoodReads reviewer 'Really good reading that moved at a fast pace and kept me engaged throughout. Highly recommended.' GoodReads reviewer 'Oh superb. Excellent. All the other expletives. Ms Hannah still showing us how twisting a plot is done properly.' GoodReads reviewer

Did You See Melody?

Did You See Melody?

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/08/2017

'Outstandingly brilliant' Clare Mackintosh Did she really see Melody? The stunning new pageturner from the Queen of Psychological Suspense. Pushed to breaking point, Cara Burrows abandons her home and family and escapes to a five-star spa resort she can't afford. Late at night, exhausted and desperate, she lets herself into her hotel room and is shocked to find it already occupied - by a man and a teenage girl. A simple mistake on the part of the hotel receptionist - but Cara's fear intensifies when she works out that the girl she saw alive and well in the hotel room is someone she can't possibly have seen: the most famous murder victim in the country, Melody Chapa, whose parents are serving life sentences for her murder. Cara doesn't know what to trust: everything she's read and heard about the case, or the evidence of her own eyes. Did she really see Melody? And is she prepared to ask herself that question and answer it honestly if it means risking her own life? What people are saying about DID YOU SEE MELODY? 'I was hooked!...there was a cracking ending!' GoodReads reviewer 'Really good reading that moved at a fast pace and kept me engaged throughout. Highly recommended.' GoodReads reviewer 'Oh superb. Excellent. All the other expletives. Ms Hannah still showing us how twisting a plot is done properly.' GoodReads reviewer

Visitors Book

Visitors Book

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Ebook Release Date: 01/11/2016

In this sensational collection of supernatural short stories, Sophie Hannah takes the comforting scenes of everyday life and imbues them with a frisson of fear, then a gust of terror. Why is a young woman so unnerved by the presence of a visitors book in her boyfriends inner-city home? And whose spidery handwriting is it that fills the pages? Who is the strangely courteous boy still lingering at a childs tenth birthday party when all the parents have gathered their children and left? And why does the presence of a perfectly ordinary woman in a post office line leave another customer sweating with fear? Read on to find outbut beware . . .

The Narrow Bed

The Narrow Bed

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Paperback Release Date: 20/10/2016

What if having a best friend was the most dangerous thing you could do? A killer that the police are calling 'Billy Dead Mates' is murdering pairs of best friends, one by one. Before they die, each victim is given a small white book... For months, detectives have failed to catch Billy, or work out what the white books mean. And then a woman, scared by what she's seen on the news, comes forward. Stand-up comedian Kim Tribbeck has one of Billy's peculiar little books. A stranger gave it to her at a gig she did a year ago. Was he Billy, and does he want to kill her? Kim has no friends and trusts no one, so how - and why - could she possibly be Billy Dead Mates' next target? This is the next chilling novel from the queen of psychological crime - a literary puzzle set to unlock the dark side of the mind . . .

Fantastic Book of Everybody's Secrets

Fantastic Book of Everybody's Secrets

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Ebook Release Date: 11/10/2016

Everybody has their secrets. Who, for instance, is the hooded figure hiding in the bushes outside a young mans house? Why does the same stranger keep appearing in the background of a familys holiday photographs? What makes a woman stand mesmerized by two children in a school playgroundchildren shes never met but whose names she knows well? All will be revealed . . . but at a cost. As Sophie Hannah uncovers the dark obsessions and strange longings behind the most ordinary relationships, life will never seem quite the same again.

Closed Casket: The New Hercule Poirot Mystery

Closed Casket: The New Hercule Poirot Mystery

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Ebook Release Date: 06/09/2016

Hercule Poirot returns in another brilliant murder mystery that can only be solved by the eponymous Belgian detective and his 'little grey cells'.'What I intend to say to you will come as a shock . . .'Lady Athelinda Playford has planned a house party at her mansion in Clonakilty, County Cork, but it is no ordinary gathering. As guests arrive, Lady Playford summons her lawyer to make an urgent change to her will - one she intends to announce at dinner that night. She has decided to cut off her two children without a penny and leave her fortune to someone who has only weeks to live . . .Among Lady Playford's guests are two men she has never met - the famous Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot, and Inspector Edward Catchpool of Scotland Yard. Neither knows why he has been invited . . . until Poirot starts to wonder if Lady Playford expects a murderer to strike. But why does she seem so determined to provoke, in the presence of a possible killer?When the crime is committed in spite of Poirot's best efforts to stop it, and the victim is not who he expected it to be, will he be able to find the culprit and solve the mystery?Following the phenomenal global success of The Monogram Murders, which was published to critical acclaim following a co-ordinated international launch in September 2014, international best-selling crime writer Sophie Hannah has been commissioned by Agatha Christie Limited to pen a second fully-authorised Poirot novel. The new book marks the centenary of the creation of Christie's world-famous detective Hercule Poirot, introduced in her first book The Mysterious Affair at Styles.

monogramos gyilkossagok

monogramos gyilkossagok

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Ebook Release Date: 29/02/2016

Poirot visszater!1929. februar 7-en harom holttestet talalnak a Bloxham Szallo harom emeleten. Ket no es egy ferfi vesztette eletet a luxushotelben, es mindharmuk szajaban monogramos mandzsettagomb lapul. A Scotland Yard ifju felugyeloje, Edward Catchpool kapja meg az ugyet, amely korantsem igerkezik konnyunek. Nagy szerencsejere a szomszedjaba koltozott egy nagy bajszu, kopcos kis belga. Poirot szivesen segit az erthetetlen bunugy felgongyoliteseben, amiben kulcsszerepet jatszik egy cseledlany, egy lelkesz ozvegye es a negyedik mandzsettagomb.Sophie Hannah igazan nagy kihivast jelento uj esettel lepte meg a vilag leghiresebb belgajat. A szamos nepszeru lelektani krimi szerzojet, Agatha Christie unokaja, Mathew Prichard kerte fel, hogy irja meg a vilaghiru Hercule Poirot legujabb esetet. Sophie Hannah, aki Agatha Christie nagy rajongoja, boldogan fogadta el a lehetoseget es vette elo regi, dedelgetett otletet.Abszolut nem probaltam utanozni Christie-t. En csak annyit szerettem volna, es remelem, sikerult is veghezvinnem, hogy Poirot hozza melto kihivast kapjon egy olyan krimiben, ami a korszak stilusaban irodott"e; - nyilatkozta Sophie Hannah a regeny irasarol.

The Visitors Book

The Visitors Book

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/10/2015

In this small but perfectly formed collection of supernatural short stories, Sophie Hannah takes the comforting scenes of everyday life and imbues them with a frisson of fear, then a gust of terror. Why is a young woman so unnerved by the presence of a visitors book in her boyfriend's inner-city home? And whose spidery handwriting is it that fills the pages? Who is the strangely courteous boy still lingering at a child's tenth birthday party when all the parents have gathered their children and left? And why does the presence of a perfectly ordinary woman in a post office queue leave another customer pallid and sweating with fear? Beware what you open this Christmas!

Marrying the Ugly Millionaire

Marrying the Ugly Millionaire

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/05/2015

Sophie Hannah is one of Britain's best-loved poets, a disarmingly witty, sharp-eyed chronicler of everyday life and its peculiarities. She is also an internationally successful author of psychological crime fiction, and has written the first new Hercule Poirot novel to be authorised by the Agatha Christie estate. This book collects all of her previous collections of verse and also includes new and uncollected poems.

Pictures Or It Didn't Happen

Pictures Or It Didn't Happen

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/02/2015

Would you trust a complete stranger? After Chloe and her daughter Freya are rescued from disaster by a man who seems too good to be true, Chloe decides she must find him again to thank him. But instead of meeting her knight in shining armour, she comes across a woman called Nadine Caspian who warns her to stay well away from him. The man is dangerous, Nadine claims, and a compulsive liar. Alarmed, Chloe asks her what she means, but Nadine will say no more. Chloe knows that the sensible choice would be to walk away - after all, she doesn't know anything about this man. But she is too curious. What could Nadine have meant? And can Chloe find out the truth without putting herself and her daughter in danger?

Octopus Nest

Octopus Nest

Author: Sophie Hannah Format: Ebook Release Date: 15/11/2014

Claire and Timothy are chilled to discover that the same strange woman keeps popping up in the background of their holiday snaps. Who is this apparent stalker? The answer is more frightening than Claire ever imagined. The Octopus Nest, Sophie Hannah's prizewinning short story from her collection of 'glittering darkness' The Fantastic Book of Everybody's Secrets is the first to be published as an exclusive eBook short.About Sophie Hannah:Sophie Hannah is an internationally bestselling writer of psychological crime fiction. Her Culver Valley Series featuring Simon Waterhouse and Charlie Zailer have been published in 27 countries and adapted for television in 2011 and 2012. In 2004, she won first prize in the Daphne Du Maurier Festival Short Story Competition for her suspense story The Octopus Nest, published in her first collection of short stories, The Fantastic Book of Everybody's Secrets. Sophie has also published five collections of poetry. Her fifth, Pessimism for Beginners, was shortlisted for the 2007 T S Eliot Award. In 2014 she published The Monogram Murders, a new challenge for the little grey cells of Hercule Poirot, Agatha Christie's famous detective.Sophie lives with her husband and children in Cambridge.Reviews:Voted one of the Top Ten Books to Talk About for World Book Day.Sophie Hannah's (short story) debut will leave you feeling genuinely tickled and wanting more. The award-winning "e;The Octopus Nest"e; is menacing enough to keep the pages turning, and astute enough about rocky relationships to make even the narrator wince. Emma Hagestadt,The IndependentHannah has an uncanny knack for letting you feel you could find your way blindfold amongst the Formica and office furniture, get comfy - only to find yourself tripping over the psychopath lurking by the kitchen sink...superbly unsettling. Sarah Hilary,The Short Review