Sabine Durrant - Author

About the Author

Sabine Durrant is the author of two novels, Having It and Eating It and The Great Indoors, and two books for teenage girls, Cross Your Heart, Connie Pickles and Ooh La La! Connie Pickles. She is a former features editor of the Guardian and a former literary editor at the Sunday Times, and her writing has appeared in many national newspapers and magazines. She lives in south London with her partner and their three children.

Featured books by Sabine Durrant

Under Your Skin

Under Your Skin

Author: Sabine Durrant Format: Paperback Release Date: 24/04/2014

This morning, I found a body. Soon the police will arrest me for murder. And after that my life will fall apart. Gaby Mortimer is the woman who has it all. But everything changes when she finds a body on the common near her home. Because the evidence keeps leading back to her. And the police seem sure she's guilty...UNDER YOUR SKIN is an unpredictable, exquisitely twisty story, which proves that there are only three rules in life that mean anything: Assume nothing Believe no one Check everything

Other books by Sabine Durrant

Take Me In 'Twisty, turny, unputdownable...the perfect beach read' Grazia

Take Me In 'Twisty, turny, unputdownable...the perfect beach read' Grazia

Author: Sabine Durrant Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/06/2018

A hot beach. A young family on holiday. A fatal moment of inattention... And now Dave Jepsom is in their lives. Dave Jepsom, with his muscles, his pale eyes, his expressionless face. He saved their child. How can they ever repay him? Especially as what he seems to want in return is everything. He's in the streets they walk down. He's at the office where they work. He's at their front door, leaning on the bell... If only they could go back. Back to when the lies were still hidden. Before the holiday, before the beach, before the moment that changed everything. Before Dave. But it's never how it starts that matters. It's always how it ends. 'This class act of a novel is unputdownable.' Heat 'Fabulous stuff from one of our finest thriller writers' Sunday Mirror 'Sabine Durrant doesn't mess around: she's a cool, confident writer who knows exactly how to get into your psyche. Need a reminder of what makes thrillers great? Read this.' Emerald Street 'An ingeniously plotted drama with an ending you won't see coming.' Good Housekeeping 'I absolutely LOVED it - it's her best yet.' India Knight

Take Me In 'Twisty, turny, unputdownable...the perfect beach read' Grazia

Take Me In 'Twisty, turny, unputdownable...the perfect beach read' Grazia

Author: Sabine Durrant Format: Paperback Release Date: 26/06/2018

The sensational new thriller from the author of the Richard & Judy bestseller Lie With Me. A hot beach. A young family on holiday. A fatal moment of inattention... And now Dave Jepsom is in their lives. Dave Jepsom, with his muscles, his pale eyes, his expressionless face. He saved their child. How can they ever repay him? Especially as what he seems to want in return is everything. He's in the streets they walk down. He's at the office where they work. He's at their front door, leaning on the bell... If only they could go back. Back to when the lies were still hidden. Before the holiday, before the beach, before the moment that changed everything. Before Dave. But it's never how it starts that matters. It's always how it ends.

Lie With Me

Lie With Me

Author: Sabine Durrant Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/12/2016

THE UNPUTDOWNABLE RICHARD & JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK AND SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER THAT EVERYONE IS RAVING ABOUT. OVER 100K COPIES SOLD. 'Utterly gripping' Daily Mail 'A killer twist' Woman & Home 'I loved every page' Clare Mackintosh Longlisted for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Shortlisted for the British Book Awards Crime Novel of the Year A few little lies never hurt anyone. Right? Wrong. Paul has a plan. He has a vision of a better future, and he's going to make it happen. If it means hiding or exaggerating a few things here and there, no harm done. But when he charms his way on to a family holiday... And finds himself trapped among tensions and emotions he doesn't understand... By the time he starts to realise that however painful the truth is, it's the lies that cause the real damage... Well, by then, it might just be too late.

Lie With Me

Lie With Me

Author: Sabine Durrant Format: Paperback Release Date: 26/07/2016

The truth is, we all tell lies... take a deep breath and get ready for the most twisty, tense and unsettling book of the summer. 'If, like me, you have been longing for a psycho-thriller of genius since you finished Gone Girl, then the wait is finally over. There are very few books in this world that are impossible to put down. Lie With Me is one of them.' Tony Parsons It starts with a lie. The kind we've all told - to a former acquaintance we can't quite place but still, for some reason, feel the need to impress. The story of our life, embellished for the benefit of the happily married lawyer with the kids and the lovely home. And the next thing you know, you're having dinner at their house, and accepting an invitation to join them on holiday - swept up in their perfect life, the kind you always dreamed of... Which turns out to be less than perfect. But by the time you're trapped and sweating in the relentless Greek sun, burning to escape the tension all around you - by the time you start to realise that, however painful the truth might be, it's the lies that cause the real damage... ... well, by then, it could just be too late.

Igy emlekezz ram

Igy emlekezz ram

Author: Sabine Durrant Format: eBook Release Date: 01/06/2015

Lizzie-re egy internetes társkereson talált rá a szerelem egy sármos és tehetséges festomuvész képében, aki nemsokkal azután feleségül is veszi. Imádott kutyájukkal hármasban élnek, minden vágyuk a családalapítás, miközben a férfi muvészi karrierje is felíveloben van. Zach sötét és gyötro emlékeket oriz a gyermekkorából, ezért mindennél és mindenkinél jobban ragaszkodik Lizzie-hez. Még az életénél is jobban.      Azután, egy nap megtörténik az elképzelhetetlen…Egy évvel férje halálát követA en Lizzie elzarándokol a tragikus baleset helyszínére, ahol legnagyobb megdöbbenésére egy csokor virágot talál egy bizonyos Xeniától. Ki ez a Xenia, és mi köze van Zach-hez? Lizzie rajongva szerette a férjét, még akkor is, amikor úgy döntött, elhagyja. De vajon tudta-e kivel él együtt? Mi van akkor, ha az az ember, akivel megosztotta az életét, egészen másvalaki volt, mint akinek látszott. És hová rejtA zhet a múlt elA l, ha az újra feltámad, hogy jogos jussát követelje?Sabine Durrant több neves brit irodalmi és közéleti magazin szerkesztA je, írója. Regényei sorra felkerülnek a nemzetközi sikerlisták élére. Az írónA férjével és három gyermekével Londonban él. Az érzékeny és féltékeny férfi, akit a felesége halottnak hisz, a halála évfordulóján elkezd jeleket küldeni a múltból. Mi történhetett? Valóban nem él már? Meg kell-e ijednie Lizzie-nek, amikor éjjel rebben a függöny az ablakon? Sabine Durrant remek lélektani regénye elkalauzolja az olvasót egy szenvedélyes párkapcsolat legmélyebb rétegeibe, szurkolunk a szimpatikus hA snA nek, és az utolsó lapokig izgulhatunk a válaszokért.FejA s Éva

Remember Me This Way A dark, twisty and suspenseful thriller

Remember Me This Way A dark, twisty and suspenseful thriller

Author: Sabine Durrant Format: Paperback Release Date: 17/07/2014

Everyone keeps telling me I have to move on. And so here I am, walking down the road where he died, trying to remember him the right way. A year after her husband |Zach's death, Lizzie goes to lay flowers where his fatal accident took place. As she makes her way along the motorway, she thinks about their life together. She wonders whether she has changed since Zach died. She wonders if she will ever feel whole again. At last she reaches the spot. And there, tied to a tree, is a bunch of lilies. The flowers are addressed to her husband. Someone has been there before her. Lizzie loved Zach. She really did. But she's starting to realise she didn't really know him. Or what he was capable of . . .

Under Your Skin

Under Your Skin

Author: Sabine Durrant Format: Paperback Release Date: 24/04/2014

This morning, I found a body. Soon the police will arrest me for murder. And after that my life will fall apart. Gaby Mortimer is the woman who has it all. But everything changes when she finds a body on the common near her home. Because the evidence keeps leading back to her. And the police seem sure she's guilty...UNDER YOUR SKIN is an unpredictable, exquisitely twisty story, which proves that there are only three rules in life that mean anything: Assume nothing Believe no one Check everything

Under Your Skin The gripping thriller with a twist you won't see coming

Under Your Skin The gripping thriller with a twist you won't see coming

Author: Sabine Durrant Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/04/2013

This morning, I found a body. Soon the police will arrest me for murder. And after that my life will fall apart. Gaby Mortimer is the woman who has it all. But everything changes when she finds a body on the common near her home. Because the evidence keeps leading back to her. And the police seem sure she's guilty... UNDER YOUR SKIN is an unpredictable, exquisitely twisty story, which proves that there are only three rules in life that mean anything: Assume nothing Believe no one Check everything

Ooh La La! Connie Pickles

Ooh La La! Connie Pickles

Author: Sabine Durrant Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/06/2007

Connie Pickles is fulfilling her destiny. She's in Paris, and she has big plans. She will fall in love with someone other than William. She will find her long lost grandparents. She will become tres chic. But sometimes even destiny doesn't go to plan . . . Sabine Durrant has the laugh-out-loud humour of Louise Rennison, the sharp perception of Anne Fine and the instant girl-appeal of a younger Bridget Jones. Perfect for girls aged 11+.

Cross Your Heart, Connie Pickles

Cross Your Heart, Connie Pickles

Author: Sabine Durrant Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/06/2005

Welcome to the world of Connie Pickles. Best Friend #1 - Julie: Big boobs. Big ideas. Big fibber. Best Friend #2 - William: Giver of chocolate buttons. A shoulder for Connie to cry on. Makes other girls flutter and blush. Best Friend #3 - Delilah: hormone-crazed victim of a girls-only school. Flutters and blushes A LOT. Mother: French. Beautiful. Broke. Bra-expert. A romantic disaster area. Needs help. Connie used to be the only sensible person in her world. But now her life is spiralling out of control. Her mother refuses to fall for the right man, William is acting strangely and Connie's own heart is in tatters. So with a little help (and a lot of hindrance) from her friends, she sets out to solve the eternal mysteries of love, money, French things (including kisses) and incredibly uncomfortable underwear.

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