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Saskia Sarginson - Author

About the Author

Saskia Sarginson was awarded a distinction in her MA in Creative Writing at Royal Holloway after a BA in English Literature from Cambridge University and a BA in Fashion Design & Communications. Before becoming a full-time author, Saskia's writing experience included being a health and beauty editor on women's magazines, a ghost writer for the BBC and HarperCollins and copy-writing and script editing. Saskia lives in south London with her four children.

Featured books by Saskia Sarginson

Without You

Without You

Author: Saskia Sarginson Format: Paperback Release Date: 17/07/2014

1984, Suffolk When 17-year-old Eva goes missing at sea, everyone presumes that she drowned. Her parents' relationship is falling apart, undermined by guilt and grief. But her younger sister, Faith, refuses to consider a life without Eva; she's determined to find her sister and bring her home alive. Close to the shore looms the shape of an island - out of bounds, mysterious, and dotted with windowless concrete huts. What nobody knows is that inside one of the huts Eva is being held captive. That she is fighting to survive - and return home.

The Twins

The Twins

Author: Saskia Sarginson Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/08/2013

They were identical in every way Until the unthinkable tore them apart Isolte and Viola are twins. Inseparable as children, they've grown into very different adults: Isolte, a successful features writer for a fashion magazine with a photographer boyfriend and a flat in London, and Viola, desperately unhappy and struggling with a lifelong eating disorder. What happened all those years ago to set the twins on such different paths to adulthood? As both women start to unravel the escalating tragedies of a half-remembered summer, terrifying secrets from the past come rushing back - and threaten to overwhelm their adult lives...

Other books by Saskia Sarginson

How It Ends The stunning new novel from Richard & Judy bestselling author of The Twins

How It Ends The stunning new novel from Richard & Judy bestselling author of The Twins

Author: Saskia Sarginson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/05/2019

'Gripping, emotional, utterly engrossing' Lisa Ballantyne 'Stunning writing and wonderful nuanced characterisation. I was hooked' Rosamund Lupton A sweeping and turbulent drama about the anxieties of post-war Britain, where one strong and inspirational young woman looks to find her place, no matter the cost... Perfect for fans of Maggie O'Farrell, Celeste Ng and Anne Tyler. 1957: Within a year of arriving at an American airbase in Suffolk, the loving, law-abiding Delaney family is destroyed. Did they know something they weren't allowed to know? Did they find something they weren't supposed to find? Only one girl has the courage to question what really went on behind closed doors . . . Hedy's journey to the truth leads her to read a manuscript that her talented twin brother had started months before he died, a story inspired by an experience in the forest surrounding the airbase perimeter. Only through deciding to finish what her brother started does Hedy begin to piece together what happened to her family. But would she have continued if she'd known then what she knows now? Sometimes, it's safer not to finish what you've started... Praise for Saskia Sarginson: 'An engrossing read with endearing characters thrust into traumatic circumstances. It stayed with me long after the last page' Lisa Ballantyne on How It Ends 'Outstandingly good. Part thriller, part love story, I guarantee you will not be able to put it down' Sun on The Twins 'Atmospheric, readable, beautifully evoked' Sunday Mirror on Without You 'Stunning in its insight and beautifully written' Judy Finnigan on The Twins 'This enthralling read will keep you up long into the night' Ruth Ware on The Other Me 'A stunning writer with deep insight into people, their thoughts and behaviour' NZ Women's Weekly

How It Ends The stunning new novel from Richard & Judy bestselling author of The Twins

How It Ends The stunning new novel from Richard & Judy bestselling author of The Twins

Author: Saskia Sarginson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/11/2018

'Gripping, emotional, utterly engrossing' Lisa Ballantyne 'Stunning writing and wonderful nuanced characterisation. I was hooked' Rosamund Lupton A sweeping and turbulent drama about the anxieties of post-war Britain, where one strong and inspirational young woman looks to find her place, no matter the cost... Perfect for fans of Maggie O'Farrell, Celeste Ng and Anne Tyler. 1957: Within a year of arriving at an American airbase in Suffolk, the loving, law-abiding Delaney family is destroyed. Did they know something they weren't allowed to know? Did they find something they weren't supposed to find? Only one girl has the courage to question what really went on behind closed doors . . . Hedy's journey to the truth leads her to read a manuscript that her talented twin brother had started months before he died, a story inspired by an experience in the forest surrounding the airbase perimeter. Only through deciding to finish what her brother started does Hedy begin to piece together what happened to her family. But would she have continued if she'd known then what she knows now? Sometimes, it's safer not to finish what you've started... Praise for Saskia Sarginson: 'An engrossing read with endearing characters thrust into traumatic circumstances. It stayed with me long after the last page' Lisa Ballantyne on How It Ends 'Outstandingly good. Part thriller, part love story, I guarantee you will not be able to put it down' Sun on The Twins 'Atmospheric, readable, beautifully evoked' Sunday Mirror on Without You 'Stunning in its insight and beautifully written' Judy Finnigan on The Twins 'This enthralling read will keep you up long into the night' Ruth Ware on The Other Me 'A stunning writer with deep insight into people, their thoughts and behaviour' NZ Women's Weekly

The Stranger The twisty and exhilarating new novel from Richard & Judy bestselling author of The Twins

The Stranger The twisty and exhilarating new novel from Richard & Judy bestselling author of The Twins

Author: Saskia Sarginson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/03/2017

From Richard and Judy bestselling author Saskia Sarginson, The Stranger is a devastating love story full of intrigue and dark secrets. 'Immersive, gripping, will pull at your heartstrings' Gilly Macmillan, international bestselling author We all have our secrets. Eleanor Rathmell has kept one her whole life. But when her husband dies and a stranger arrives at her door, her safe life in the idyllic English village she's chosen as her home begins to topple. Everyone is suspicious of this stranger, except for Eleanor. But her trust in him will put her life in danger, because nothing is as it seems; not her dead husband, the man who claims to love her, or the inscrutable outsider to whom she's opened her home and her heart. Praise for Saskia Sarginson: 'Outstandingly good. Part thriller, part love story, I guarantee you will not be able to put it down' Sun on The Twins 'Atmospheric, readable, beautifully evoked' Sunday Mirror on Without You 'Stunning in its insight and beautifully written' Judy Finnigan on The Twins 'A stunning writer with deep insight into people, their thoughts and behaviour' NZ Women's Weekly

Nelkuled

Nelkuled

Author: Saskia Sarginson Format: eBook Release Date: 01/06/2016

Suffolk, 1984. A tizenhet eves Eva apjaval viharba sodrodik a nyilt tengeren. Testet nem talaljak meg, mindenki ugy hiszi, vizbe fulladt. Szulei hazassaga darabokra hull, megfertozi a buntudat es a gyasz. Am huga, Faith, nem hajlando elfogadni, hogy az elet Eva nelkul folyhat tovabb; elhatarozza, hogy megkeresi noveret es hazahozza ot - elve. A part kozeleben egy sziget alakja dereng - rejtelyes, tiltott terulet, amelyen itt-ott ablaktalan betonbarakkok emelkednek. Amit senki nem tud, hogy az egyik barakkban Evat tartjak fogva. Hogy a tulelesert harcol - azert, hogy hazaterhessen. A Nelkuled misztikus regeny, thriller es erzelmes csaladi drama egyszerre, amely egy pillanatra sem hagyja nyugodni az olvasot, es mindekozben a sziveig hatol.

Other Me

Other Me

Author: Saskia Sarginson Format: eBook Release Date: 19/01/2016

Sometimes it is the people we think we know the best who surprise us the most.1986, London: Klaudia is about to start high school. She's embarrassed by her German father-he's the janitor at her school, he has a funny accent and a limp. And when the kids at school taunt her by saying he was a Nazi during the war, she can't dispute them with confidence. She's never known exactly what he may or may not have done during the war. It is a period of time no one will ever discuss.1995, Leeds: Eliza is in love. She has dropped out of university to pursue her passion-dance. But then talented artist Cosmo comes along and soon Eliza realizes that she might have room in her life for two loves. But can she really continue to lie to everyone around her? And why is she so afraid of the truth? 1930s, Germany: Two brothers are trying to fend for themselves during the chaos of the rise of the Third Reich. One brother rallies for the Fuhrer, one holds back. One is seemingly good, one bad. But history seems to tell a completely different story.All of these characters' fates will collide in an audiobook that explores what we are ultimately willing to do for love. Saskia Sarginson hypnotically examines whether our identities are tied to where we've come from in a captivating mystery that shows how sometimes history doesn't tell the true story.

The Other Me The addictive novel by Richard and Judy bestselling author of The Twins

The Other Me The addictive novel by Richard and Judy bestselling author of The Twins

Author: Saskia Sarginson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/08/2015

***TOP-TEN BESTSELLING AUTHOR*** From Richard & Judy bestselling author of The Twins comes a haunting and suspenseful new novel about a girl with a secret - and a past that is destined to catch up with her... 'There are some books which are so compelling, the plots so engaging and the writing so perfectly paced and accessible that simply captivate the reader and this for me was one such book' We Love This Book Despite everything life has thrown at Eliza Bennet, she's living the life she's worked so hard to achieve. She's who she wants to be, where she wants to be and with the man she loves. But Eliza is living a lie. Her real name is Klaudia Myer, and Klaudia is on the run, escaping her old life and a terrible secret buried at the heart of her family. Eliza feels as though she's been running away her whole life. But when her father comes to her with a terrible request, she knows her double life is about to be exposed. How much longer is it safe to carry on pretending? This is a haunting and deeply powerful story about identity and the deep secrets that lie at the heart of every family. ***YOU CAN NOW PRE-ORDER SASKIA SARGINSON'S INCREDIBLE NEW NOVEL HOW IT ENDS, ON SALE IN NOVEMBER*** Praise for Saskia Sarginson: 'This enthralling read will keep you up long into the night' Ruth Ware on The Other Me 'Storytelling at its very best. A moving tale about how guilt and shame can govern lives and how only love and generosity can change that' Cecilia Ekback on The Other Me 'Outstandingly good. Part thriller, part love story, I guarantee you will not be able to put it down' Sun on The Twins 'Stunning in its insight and beautifully written' Judy Finnigan on The Twins 'A stunning writer with deep insight into people, their thoughts and behaviour' NZ Women's Weekly

Zertrennlich

Zertrennlich

Author: Saskia Sarginson Format: eBook Release Date: 21/07/2014

Eine bewegende und fesselnde Reise zu den dunklen Geheimnissen einer Kindheit, die aus einem unzertrennlichen Ganzen zwei Schwestern machte, die einander wie Fremde erscheinen. Ein flirrender Sommer an Englands Ostkste. Die Zwillingsschwestern Viola und Isolte sind durch duftende Kiefernwlder gestreift, haben auf nebelberfluteten Lichtungen lngst vergessene Sagengestalten beschworen und den scharfen, salzigen Wind des Meeres geatmet. Doch nun, fnfzehn Jahre spter, scheinen die beiden nichts mehr gemein zu haben. Whrend Isolte sich mit verzweifelter Lebensfreude der Welt entgegenwirft, hungert Viola sich in den sicheren Tod. Whrend eine der Schwestern sich verbissen an ihre Ziele und Plne klammert, wnscht die andere nichts sehnlicher, als sich aufzulsen und ihrer Vergangenheit zu entkommen. Welcher unaussprechliche Schrecken ist geschehen in jenem Sommer, als alles mglich schien und der das Erwachsenwerden zweier Zwillingsschwestern so unerbittlich bestimmt?In ihrem hochgelobten Debt schafft Saskia Sarginson eine bewegende Liebesgeschichte und einen Spannungsroman, dessen Geschichte mitreit und dessen Atmosphre lange nachklingt.

Without You

Without You

Author: Saskia Sarginson Format: Paperback Release Date: 17/07/2014

1984, Suffolk When 17-year-old Eva goes missing at sea, everyone presumes that she drowned. Her parents' relationship is falling apart, undermined by guilt and grief. But her younger sister, Faith, refuses to consider a life without Eva; she's determined to find her sister and bring her home alive. Close to the shore looms the shape of an island - out of bounds, mysterious, and dotted with windowless concrete huts. What nobody knows is that inside one of the huts Eva is being held captive. That she is fighting to survive - and return home.

Without You

Without You

Author: Saskia Sarginson Format: eBook Release Date: 10/06/2014

1984 - Suffolk, England. When 17-year-old Eva goes missing at sea, everyone presumes that she drowned. Her parents' relationship is falling apart, undermined by guilt and grief. But her younger sister, Faith, refuses to consider a life without Eva; she's determined to find her sister and bring her home alive. Close to the shore looms the shape of an island -- out of bounds, mysterious, and dotted with windowless concrete huts. What nobody knows is that inside one of the huts Eva is being held captive. That she is fighting to survive -- and return home...

The Twins

The Twins

Author: Saskia Sarginson Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/08/2013

They were identical in every way Until the unthinkable tore them apart Isolte and Viola are twins. Inseparable as children, they've grown into very different adults: Isolte, a successful features writer for a fashion magazine with a photographer boyfriend and a flat in London, and Viola, desperately unhappy and struggling with a lifelong eating disorder. What happened all those years ago to set the twins on such different paths to adulthood? As both women start to unravel the escalating tragedies of a half-remembered summer, terrifying secrets from the past come rushing back - and threaten to overwhelm their adult lives...