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Erin Kelly - Author

About the Author

Erin Kelly read English at Warwick University. Author of THE POISON TREE and THE SICK ROSE, she has worked as a freelance journalist for over ten years and has written for the Daily Mail, Psychologies, the Guardian and Cosmopolitan, among others. She lives in North London with her family. THE BURNING AIR is her third novel.

 

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Featured books by Erin Kelly

He Said/She Said the must-read Richard and Judy Book Club thriller 2018

He Said/She Said the must-read Richard and Judy Book Club thriller 2018

Author: Erin Kelly Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/03/2018

 Don't be left in the dark. In the hushed aftermath of a total eclipse, Laura witnesses a brutal attack. She and her boyfriend Kit call the police, and in that moment, four lives change forever. Fifteen years on, Laura and Kit live in fear. And while Laura knows she was right to speak out, she also knows that you can never see the whole picture: something is always hidden . . . something she never could have guessed. *********** See what everyone is saying about this brilliant read: 'It's SO good . . . I was carrying it around the house I was so gripped' Sarah Perry, author of The Essex Serpent 'A gripping, twisting, furiously clever read . . . I loved it' Ruth Ware, author of The Lying Game 'It's magnificent. Stunningly twisty plot and weep-makingly brilliant writing' Marian Keyes, author of The Break

The Ties That Bind

The Ties That Bind

Author: Erin Kelly Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/01/2015

Gripping, twisty and compelling, it confirms her as a mistress of psychological suspense. Could a soul, once sold, truly be redeemed? Luke is a true crime writer in search of a story. When he flees to Brighton after an explosive break-up, the perfect subject lands in his lap: reformed gangster Joss Grand. Now in his eighties, Grand once ruled the Brighton underworld with his sadistic sidekick Jacky Nye - until Jacky washed up by the West Pier in 1968, strangled and thrown into the sea. Though Grand's alibi seems cast-iron, Luke is sure there's more to the story than meets the eye, and he convinces the criminal-turned-philanthropist to be interviewed for a book about his life. Luke is drawn deeper into the mystery of Jacky Nye's murder. Was Grand there that night? Is he really as reformed a character as he claims? And who was the girl in the red coat seen fleeing the murder scene? Soon Luke realises that in stirring up secrets from the past, he may have placed himself in terrible danger.

The Ties That Bind

The Ties That Bind

Author: Erin Kelly Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/05/2014

 Luke is a true crime writer in search of a story. When he flees to Brighton after an explosive break-up, the perfect subject lands in his lap: reformed gangster Joss Grand. Now in his eighties, Grand once ruled the Brighton underworld with his sadistic sidekick Jacky Nye - until Jacky washed up by the West Pier in 1968, strangled and thrown into the sea. Though Grand's alibi seems cast-iron, Luke is sure there's more to the story than meets the eye, and he convinces the criminal-turned-philanthropist to be interviewed for a book about his life. Luke is drawn deeper into the mystery of Jacky Nye's murder. Was Grand there that night? Is he really as reformed a character as he claims? And who was the girl in the red coat seen fleeing the murder scene? Soon Luke realises that in stirring up secrets from the past, he may have placed himself in terrible danger.

Other books by Erin Kelly

Vier.Zwei.Eins.

Vier.Zwei.Eins.

Author: Erin Kelly Format: eBook Release Date: 23/05/2018

Am Anfang stand der Betrug. Es folgte die Luge. Dann war es nur noch Feigheit. Und keiner hatte die leiseste Ahnung, in welche Katastrophe uns das alle fuhren wurde.Im Sommer 1999 erleben Kit und Laura eine totale Sonnenfinsternis in Cornwall. Beide sind jung und verliebt, sie sind fest davon uberzeugt, dass sie noch viele solche Naturereignisse gemeinsam beobachten werden. Im fahlen Dammerlicht danach, als sich der Schatten auflost, glaubt Laura etwas gesehen zu haben. Eine brutale Vergewaltigung. Doch der Mann bestreitet alles. Die Frau schweigt. Seine Aussage gegen die von Laura. Monate nach der Gerichtsverhandlung steht die Frau plotzlich vor Lauras und Kits Tur. Schleicht sich auf merkwurdige Weise in ihr Leben. Nur Kit scheint zu sehen, was Beth Taylor wirklich ist: eine Bedrohung.15 Jahre spater leben Laura und Kit unter falschem Namen an einem geheimen Ort. Keine Kontakte in die sozialen Medien, kein Eintrag im Telefonbuch, nur gelegentliche Telefonate. Etwas liegt noch immer im Dunklen, Laura furchtet es, und sie ahnt, dass sie nur einen Teil des Bildes sieht. Doch dann steht Beth Taylor plotzlich vor Lauras Tur. Und jetzt drangt die Wahrheit mit aller Macht ans Licht...

He Said/She Said the must-read Richard and Judy Book Club thriller 2018

He Said/She Said the must-read Richard and Judy Book Club thriller 2018

Author: Erin Kelly Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/03/2018

 Don't be left in the dark. In the hushed aftermath of a total eclipse, Laura witnesses a brutal attack. She and her boyfriend Kit call the police, and in that moment, four lives change forever. Fifteen years on, Laura and Kit live in fear. And while Laura knows she was right to speak out, she also knows that you can never see the whole picture: something is always hidden . . . something she never could have guessed. *********** See what everyone is saying about this brilliant read: 'It's SO good . . . I was carrying it around the house I was so gripped' Sarah Perry, author of The Essex Serpent 'A gripping, twisting, furiously clever read . . . I loved it' Ruth Ware, author of The Lying Game 'It's magnificent. Stunningly twisty plot and weep-makingly brilliant writing' Marian Keyes, author of The Break

ferfi szerint, a no szerint

ferfi szerint, a no szerint

Author: Erin Kelly Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/2018

Te kinek hiszel?Amit ltsz, tudsz s rtesz - nem mindig ugyanaz.Az 1999-es napfogyatkozs utn Laura kegyetlen szexulis tmads tanja lesz. A s a bartja, Kit hvja a rendA rsget, m abban a percben nem csupn az ldozat lete vltozik meg rkre.Tizent vvel ksA bb Laura s Kit flelemben l, s mikzben Laura tudja, hogy helyesen cselekedett amikor beszlt, az esemnyek megtantjk r, hogy a teljes kpet sosem lthatod - valami s valaki mindig a sttben tapogatdzik."e;Pazar. LenyA gzA en fordulatos trtnet, srni valan ragyog rs."e; Marian KeyesA #1 bestseller, amirt az angol olvask megjelense ta megA rlnek

He Said/She Said the must-read bestselling suspense novel of the year

He Said/She Said the must-read bestselling suspense novel of the year

Author: Erin Kelly Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/04/2017

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER THE SIMON MAYO RADIO 2 BOOK CLUB PICK SHORTLISTED FOR CRIME AND THRILLER BOOK OF THE YEAR 'I'm calling it: THIS is the book I wish I'd written' Clare Mackintosh, author of I See You Don't be left in the dark. In the hushed aftermath of a total eclipse, Laura witnesses a brutal attack. She and her boyfriend Kit call the police, and in that moment, four lives change forever. Fifteen years on, Laura and Kit live in fear. And while Laura knows she was right to speak out, she also knows that you can never see the whole picture: something is always hidden . . . something she never could have guessed. See what everyone is saying about this brilliant read: 'It's SO good . . . I was carrying it around the house I was so gripped' Sarah Perry, author of The Essex Serpent 'A gripping, twisting, furiously clever read . . . I loved it' Ruth Ware, author of The Woman in Cabin 10 'It's magnificent. Stunningly twisty plot and weep-makingly brilliant writing' Marian Keyes, author of The Woman Who Stole My Life

He Said/She Said the must-read bestselling suspense novel of the year

He Said/She Said the must-read bestselling suspense novel of the year

Author: Erin Kelly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2017

The perfect read for fans of Disclaimer, In a Dark Dark Wood and Apple Tree Yard. Who do you believe? In the hushed aftermath of a total eclipse, Laura witnesses a brutal attack. She and her boyfriend Kit call the police, and in that moment, it is not only the victim's life that is changed forever. Fifteen years on, Laura and Kit live in fear. And while Laura knows she was right to speak out, the events that follow have taught her that you can never see the whole picture: something - and someone - is always in the dark...

Kelly Tough Live Courageously by Faith

Kelly Tough Live Courageously by Faith

Author: Erin Kelly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2015

Kelly Tough is an intimate, deeply personal account of life inside the Kelly family. The book shares the heart of a young woman: the oldest Kelly daughter, Erin, who has experienced the loss of a sibling and stood by her father's side as he battled cancer. Never-before-shared photos, journals, and stories will be revealed. Readers will go behind the scenes with the Kelly family and experience their private struggles and failures as well as their determination and passion. In this book, readers will see a close-knit family who is not exempt from the realities and struggles of life. How they choose to approach the situations they face shows a real, lasting love and hope that digs deep and goes beyond this temporary life. Kelly Tough is a story of finding strength in weakness, hope in the midst of heartache, and joy in spite of suffering.

Broadchurch Stories Volume 2

Broadchurch Stories Volume 2

Author: Erin Kelly, Chris Chibnall Format: eBook Release Date: 23/04/2015

This e-bundle features four official and original short stories to be read alongside the last four episodes of Broadchurch: Series Two, airing on BBC America. Containing exclusive and original material, this is a must-read for all fans of the show. The stories, written by bestselling author Erin Kelly in close collaboration with Broadchurch creator Chris Chibnall, will consist of 100% original plotlines that are tied closely to each episode. The stories will offer an unrivalled opportunity to spend more time with the characters, allowing you to delve deeper into their lives, histories and secrets.

Broadchurch Stories Volume 1

Broadchurch Stories Volume 1

Author: Erin Kelly, Chris Chibnall Format: eBook Release Date: 26/03/2015

This e-bundle features four official and original short stories to be read alongside the first four episodes of Broadchurch: Series Two, airing on BBC America. Containing exclusive and original material, this is a must-read for all fans of the show.The stories, written by bestselling author Erin Kelly in close collaboration with Broadchurch creator Chris Chibnall, consist of 100% original plotlines that are tied closely to each episode. The stories offer an unrivaled opportunity to spend more time with the characters, allowing readers to delve deeper into their lives, histories and secrets.

The Ties That Bind

The Ties That Bind

Author: Erin Kelly Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/01/2015

Gripping, twisty and compelling, it confirms her as a mistress of psychological suspense. Could a soul, once sold, truly be redeemed? Luke is a true crime writer in search of a story. When he flees to Brighton after an explosive break-up, the perfect subject lands in his lap: reformed gangster Joss Grand. Now in his eighties, Grand once ruled the Brighton underworld with his sadistic sidekick Jacky Nye - until Jacky washed up by the West Pier in 1968, strangled and thrown into the sea. Though Grand's alibi seems cast-iron, Luke is sure there's more to the story than meets the eye, and he convinces the criminal-turned-philanthropist to be interviewed for a book about his life. Luke is drawn deeper into the mystery of Jacky Nye's murder. Was Grand there that night? Is he really as reformed a character as he claims? And who was the girl in the red coat seen fleeing the murder scene? Soon Luke realises that in stirring up secrets from the past, he may have placed himself in terrible danger.

Broadchurch

Broadchurch

Author: Erin Kelly, Carolyn Pickles Format: eBook Release Date: 16/09/2014

In the sleepy British seaside town of Broadchurch, Detective Ellie Miller has just returned from vacation, only to learn that she's been passed over for a promotion at work in favor of outsider Alec Hardy. He, escaping the spectacular failure of his last case, is having trouble finding his way into this tight-knit community wary of new faces. But professional rivalry aside, both detectives are about to receive some terrible news: 11-year-old Danny Latimer has been found murdered on the beach.For Ellie it's a personal blow; Danny was her older son's best friend. She can't believe anyone in Broadchurch would ever have harmed him. But Alec considers everyone, even Danny's parents, suspect in his death. It's a living nightmare for everyone involved...even before the press arrive and start stirring up the secrets every town member keeps hidden behind closed doors.An intimate portrait of a town and the ordinary grievances that have slowly simmered for years before boiling over in an unthinkable crime, this remarkable adaptation of the hit television show Broadchurch tells the story of a shattered family, a reeling town, and the two imperfect detectives trying to bring them answers.

Broadchurch

Broadchurch

Author: Chris Chibnall, Erin Kelly Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/08/2014

Containing new twists, never-before-seen material and adding great depth and insights to the unforgettable cast of characters, this is a must-read not only for everyone who loved the TV programme ahead of the second series but for all fans of evocative, atmospheric crime drama.

The Burning Air

The Burning Air

Author: Erin Kelly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/01/2013

Gripping and chilling, with a killer twist, THE BURNING AIR reaffirms Erin Kelly as one of Britain's foremost psychological thriller writers. Of course it was love for my children, love for my son, that caused me to act as I did. It was a lapse of judgement. If I could have foreseen the rippling aftershocks that followed I would have acted differently, but by the time I realised the extent of the consequences, it was too late. The MacBrides have always gone to Far Barn in Devon for Bonfire Night, but this year everything is different. Lydia, the matriarch, is dead; Sophie, the eldest daughter, is desperately trying to repair a crumbling marriage; and Felix, the youngest of the family, has brought a girlfriend with him for the first time. The girl, Kerry, seems odd in a way nobody can quite put their finger on - but when they leave her looking after Sophie's baby daughter, and return to find both Kerry and the baby gone, they are forced to ask themselves if they have allowed a cuckoo into their nest . . .

The Sick Rose

The Sick Rose

Author: Erin Kelly Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/03/2012

'You kept my secret. I know yours now. That makes us even.' PAUL has been led into a life of crime by his schoolyard protector, Daniel. Now, at nineteen, he must bear witness against his friend to avoid imprisonment. LOUISA, who years ago fled from her own dark secrets, spends her days renovating the grounds of a crumbling Elizabethan mansion. A relationship develops between them, and Louisa starts to believe she can finally experience the happiness she had given up on; but it soon becomes apparent that neither of them can outrun their violent past . . .

The Sick Rose

The Sick Rose

Author: Erin Kelly Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/03/2012

'You kept my secret. I know yours now. That makes us even.' A claustrophobic psychological thriller that doesn't let go. 'A tense and twisting novel of dark secrets and dangerous desires.' - Grazia PAUL has been led into a life of crime by his schoolyard protector, Daniel. Now, at nineteen, he must bear witness against his friend to avoid imprisonment. LOUISA, who years ago fled from her own dark secrets, spends her days renovating the grounds of a crumbling Elizabethan mansion. A relationship develops between them, and Louisa starts to believe she can finally experience the happiness she had given up on; but it soon becomes apparent that neither of them can outrun their violent past . . .