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Jenny Blackhurst grew up in Shropshire where she still lives with her husband and children. Growing up she spent hours reading and talking about crime novels - writing her own seemed like natural progression. Inspired by the emotions she felt around her own son's birth, How I Lost You is Jenny's thrilling debut crime novel.
May 2015 Debut of the Month. Emma, who once was Susan, has served time in a psychiatric unit for murdering her twelve week old baby. She has no memory of her crime but since police, family and her doctor tell her she committed the crime she believes them. Now released with her new identity she received a photo of a toddler and this sets up a series of flashbacks involving a group of university friends. They make little sense initially but then slowly the whole begins to come together making very nasty sense indeed. You need to concentrate and follow all the threads carefully to a most rewarding conclusion. Excellent. ~ Sarah Broadhurst
The chilling new psychological thriller from Jenny Blackhurst, the No.1 eBook-bestselling author of HOW I LOST YOU. Perfect for fans of CLOSE TO HOME, BIG LITTLE LIES and DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES. 'Dark as hell' SUSI HOLLIDAY 'Think Big Little Lies transposed to English suburbia' RED MAGAZINE One year after Erica Spencer falls from a treehouse at a lavish Halloween party, the residents of the exclusive gated community where she lived have comes to terms with her death and moved on with their lives. Until one day, a post on the school's website announces there will be a podcast to expose what really happened on the night of the accident. Six suspects are named, with the podcaster promising to reveal the murderer by the end of the series. Everyone in this community has secrets to keep, and one of them is already a killer... PRAISE FOR SOMEONE IS LYING . . . 'An ideal read for Desperate Housewives fans' WOMAN'S WEEKLY 'A dark and twisty delight' ALEX MARWOOD 'Perfect read for Desperate Housewives fans . . . addictive stuff' WOMAN & HOME 'A twisty plot with lots of characters hiding juicy secrets' DAILY MAIL 'Like a dark, twisty Desperate Housewives . . .' CLAIRE DOUGLAS 'An addictive thriller' GOOD HOUSEKEEPING 'A compulsive, thoroughly engrossing thriller' RED MAGAZINE 'A thoroughly twisty treat' HEAT 'A well-plotted tale of human weakness... this engaging read romps along pulling us with it, breathless, to the bitter end' CRIME HUB 'A compelling, well-plotted story' CANDIS MAGAZINE 'Utterly gripping' WOMAN'S OWN
The addictive new psychological thriller from Jenny Blackhurst, the #1 eBook-bestselling author of HOW I LOST YOU. Full of dark drama and unexpected twists, this will suit fans of FRIEND REQUEST, CLOSE TO HOME, and THE GUILTY WIFE. 'Hooked from the first page and kept me guessing right up until the end.' Claire Douglas, Sunday Times Top 10 bestselling author of The Sisters, Local Girl Missing and Last Seen Alive On her own wedding night, beautiful and complicated Evie White leaps off a cliff to her death. What drove her to commit this terrible act? It's left to her best friend and her husband to unravel the sinister mystery. Following a twisted trail of clues leading to Evie's darkest secrets, they begin to realize they never knew the real Evie at all... Readers LOVE The Night She Died... 'The Night She Died is a gripping and hugely enjoyable book. As their lies weave a trap for the characters, the twists come at a pace that will make your head spin. I was hooked from the start' Jane Casey 'Utterly fabulous. Hooked all the way through, from one chapter to the next.' Rebecca Bradley 'Blackhurst's excellent writing keeps the tension high right through to the final page' Rachel Abbott 'The Night She Died is expertly plotted, utterly captivating and wonderfully dark - I loved it! Susi Holiday 'A fiendishly twisting mystery I finished almost in one sitting. Jenny Blackhurst is the new queen of the psychological thriller.' Mason Cross 'The Night She Died is a rollercoaster ride you'll love' Lucy Dawson 'This talented writer knows a thing or two about her craft.' Amanda Jennings 'This book has been read under desks in lecture theatres, on the school run, on trains... #obsessed!' C.R. Myers 'Utterly gripping, this devious thriller will have you racing to the end with its intrigue and clever pacing' Woman's Weekly
The brilliant new novel from Jenny Blackhurst, the #1 eBook bestselling author of HOW I LOST YOU, which Clare Mackintosh called 'utterly gripping' and BEFORE I LET YOU IN. If you love Louise Jensen's THE GIFT or SK Tremayne's THE ICE TWINS you will love this. When child psychologist Imogen Reid takes on the case of 11-year-old Ellie Atkinson, she refuses to listen to warnings that the girl is dangerous. Ellie was the only survivor of a fire that killed her family. Imogen is convinced she's just a sad and angry child struggling to cope with her loss. But Ellie's foster parents and teachers are starting to fear her. When she gets upset, bad things seem to happen. And as Imogen gets closer to Ellie, she may be putting herself in danger...
';An addictive read; a strong recommendation for those who like suspense tinged with a little romance.'Booklist A woman without a memory struggles to discover the truth about her past and her identity in this cerebral and dark thriller reminiscent of works by bestselling authors S.J. Watson and Ruth Ware.I have no memory of what happened but I was told I killed my son. And you believe what your loved ones, your doctor and the police tell you, don't you? My name is Emma Cartwright. Three years ago I was Susan Webster, and I murdered my twelve-week-old son Dylan. I was sent to Oakdale Psychiatric Institute for my crime, and four weeks ago I was released early on parole with a new identity, address, and a chance to rebuild my tattered life. This morning, I received an envelope addressed to Susan Webster. Inside it was a photograph of a toddler called Dylan. Now I am questioning everything I believe because if I have no memory of the event, how can I truly believe he's dead? If there was the smallest chance your son was alive, what would you do to get him back?
BEFORE I LET YOU IN is the brand new novel from Jenny Blackhurst, the #1 Kindle bestselling author of HOW I LOST YOU, which Clare Mackintosh called 'utterly gripping'. If you don't know who is walking through the door, how do you know if you should let them in? Perfect for fans of Louise Jensen's THE SISTER and Tracy Buchanan's NO TURNING BACK, Linda Green and B. A. Paris. Karen is meant to be the one who fixes problems. It's her job, as a psychiatrist - and it's always been her role as a friend. But Jessica is different. She should be the patient, the one that Karen helps. But she knows things about Karen. Her friends, her personal life. Things no patient should know. And Karen is starting to wonder if she should have let her in . . .