Fiona Barton - Author

About the Author

Fiona Barton’s debut, The Widow, was a Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller and has been published in thirty-five countries and optioned for television. Born in Cambridge, Fiona currently lives in south-west France. Previously, she was a senior writer at the Daily Mail, news editor at the Daily Telegraph, and chief reporter at the Mail on Sunday, where she won Reporter of the Year at the British Press Awards. While working as a journalist, Fiona reported on many high-profile criminal cases and she developed a fascination with watching those involved, their body language and verbal tics. Fiona interviewed people at the heart of these crimes, from the guilty to their families, as well as those on the periphery, and found it was those just outside the spotlight who interested her most…

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Featured books by Fiona Barton

The Widow

The Widow

Author: Fiona Barton Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/09/2016

THE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. We've all seen him: the man - the monster - staring from the front page of every newspaper, accused of a terrible crime. But what about her: the woman who grips his arm on the courtroom stairs - the wife who stands by him? Jean Taylor is going to tell us what she knows. Du Maurier's REBECCA meets WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN and GONE GIRL in this intimate tale of a terrible crime.

The Widow

The Widow

Author: Fiona Barton Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/01/2016

For the reporter who has secured the exclusive interview, this is the scoop of a lifetime. For the detective who has lived a half-life since he failed to get justice for the lost little girl, it is a chance to uncover the truth that has eluded him for so long. It's time. Jean Taylor is going to tell us what she knows.

Other books by Fiona Barton

gyermek

gyermek

Author: Fiona Barton Format: eBook Release Date: 21/12/2017

Mikozben London rehabilitacio alatt allo reszen lebontanak egy regi hazat, a munkasok egyike sok eve eltemetett paranyi csontvazra bukkan. Kate Waters, a tapasztalt ujsagiro megsejti, hogy a felfedezes mogott figyelmet erdemlo sztori lappang. Osszeut egy cikket a lapja szamara, de teljes tanacstalansagaban csak arra kepes, hogy feltegyen egy kerdest: Ki az epitesi teruleten talalt csecsemo?Miutan Kate kutakodni kezd, azzal szembesul, hogy a szalak egy buncselekmenyhez vezetnek, mely evtizedekkel korabban megrazta az orszagot. Egy kisbaba eltunt egy korhaz szuleszeterol, es soha nem kerult elo. A lesujtott szulok azota sem tudtak tultenni magukat a vesztesegukon.De a tortenetnek ezzel nincs vege, es Kate - hazrol hazra jarva - egyre melyebben alamerul a kornyek hajdani lakoinak multjaban. Hamarosan azon kapja magat, hogy varakozasa ellenere harom asszony titkainak lett ismeroje, es egyre tobbet vivodik, vajon mit szabad nyilvanossagra hoznia, es mit nem.A szerzo Daily Mail es a Daily Telegraph dijnyertes riportere.Fiona Barton elso regenye Az ozvegy cimmel jelent meg, es vilagszerte szamos elismerest szerzett: tobbek kozott felkerult a New York Times Bestseller listajara, a Publishers Weekly a 2016-os ev legjobb konyvenek valasztotta, a Goodreads pedig az ev legjobb thrillerei koze sorolta.

The Child The must-read Richard and Judy Book Club pick 2018

The Child The must-read Richard and Judy Book Club pick 2018

Author: Fiona Barton Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/12/2017

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, NOW A RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK `Clever and compelling. You'll love THE CHILD' Clare Mackintosh, author of LET ME LIE `An engrossing, irresistible story about the coming to light of a long-buried secret. An absolutely fabulous read - I loved it!' Shari Lapena, author of THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR `Tense, tantalising and ultimately very satisfying . . . definitely one of the year's must-reads' Lee Child ******** When a paragraph in an evening newspaper reveals a decades-old tragedy, most readers barely give it a glance. But for three strangers it's impossible to ignore. For one woman, it's a reminder of the worst thing that ever happened to her. For another, it reveals the dangerous possibility that her darkest secret is about to be discovered. And for the third, a journalist, it's the first clue in a hunt to uncover the truth. The Child's story will be told. ******** THE SUSPECT, the next unputdownable crime thriller from Fiona Barton, is available for pre-order now

The Child The must-read Richard and Judy Book Club pick 2018

The Child The must-read Richard and Judy Book Club pick 2018

Author: Fiona Barton Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/12/2017

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER `Clever and compelling. You'll love THE CHILD' Clare Mackintosh `Tense, tantalising and ultimately very satisfying . . . definitely one of the year's must-reads' Lee Child `An engrossing, irresistible story about the coming to light of a long-buried secret. An absolutely fabulous read - I loved it!' Shari Lapena The bestselling author of 2016's breakout debut, THE WIDOW, returns with her new dark, unputdownable thriller. ******** When a paragraph in an evening newspaper reveals a decades-old tragedy, most readers barely give it a glance. But for three strangers it's impossible to ignore. For one woman, it's a reminder of the worst thing that ever happened to her. For another, it reveals the dangerous possibility that her darkest secret is about to be discovered. And for the third, a journalist, it's the first clue in a hunt to uncover the truth. The Child's story will be told. ******** `I loved this gripping story that kept me guessing to the end' Liz Nugent `Fiona Barton is a major new talent' M J Arlidge

The Child The must-read Richard and Judy Book Club pick 2018

The Child The must-read Richard and Judy Book Club pick 2018

Author: Fiona Barton Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/06/2017

`Clever and compelling. You'll love THE CHILD' Clare Mackintosh `Tense, tantalising and ultimately very satisfying . . . definitely one of the year's must-reads' Lee Child `An engrossing, irresistible story about the coming to light of a long-buried secret. An absolutely fabulous read - I loved it!' Shari Lapena The bestselling author of 2016's breakout debut, THE WIDOW, returns with her new dark, unputdownable thriller. ******** When a paragraph in an evening newspaper reveals a decades-old tragedy, most readers barely give it a glance. But for three strangers it's impossible to ignore. For one woman, it's a reminder of the worst thing that ever happened to her. For another, it reveals the dangerous possibility that her darkest secret is about to be discovered. And for the third, a journalist, it's the first clue in a hunt to uncover the truth. The Child's story will be told. ******** `I loved this gripping story that kept me guessing to the end' Liz Nugent `Fiona Barton is a major new talent' M J Arlidge

Child

Child

Author: Fiona Barton Format: eBook Release Date: 27/06/2017

The author of the stunning New York Times bestseller The Widow returns with a brand-new novel of twisting psychological suspense.As an old house is demolished in a gentrifying section of London, a workman discovers a tiny skeleton, buried for years. For journalist Kate Waters, it's a story that deserves attention. She cobbles together a piece for her newspaper, but at a loss for answers, she can only pose a question: Who is the Building Site Baby?As Kate investigates, she unearths connections to a crime that rocked the city decades earlier: A newborn baby was stolen from the maternity ward in a local hospital and was never found. Her heartbroken parents were left devastated by the loss.But there is more to the story, and Kate is drawnhouse by houseinto the pasts of the people who once lived in this neighborhood that has given up its greatest mystery. And she soon finds herself the keeper of unexpected secrets that erupt in the lives of three womenand torn between what she can and cannot tellRead byMandy Williams, Rosalyn Landor, Jean Gilpin,Katharine McEwan, and Steve West

The Widow

The Widow

Author: Fiona Barton Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/09/2016

THE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. We've all seen him: the man - the monster - staring from the front page of every newspaper, accused of a terrible crime. But what about her: the woman who grips his arm on the courtroom stairs - the wife who stands by him? Jean Taylor is going to tell us what she knows. Du Maurier's REBECCA meets WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN and GONE GIRL in this intimate tale of a terrible crime.

The Widow

The Widow

Author: Fiona Barton Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/08/2016

THE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, AND RICHARD & JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK 'If you liked GONE GIRL and THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, you might want to pick up THE WIDOW by Fiona Barton. Engrossing. Suspenseful' Stephen King We've all seen him: the man - the monster - staring from the front page of every newspaper, accused of a terrible crime. But what about her: the woman who grips his arm on the courtroom stairs - the wife who stands by him? Jean Taylor's life was blissfully ordinary. Nice house, nice husband. Glen was all she'd ever wanted: her Prince Charming. Until he became that man accused, that monster on the front page. Jean was married to a man everyone thought capable of unimaginable evil. But now Glen is dead and she's alone for the first time, free to tell her story on her own terms. Jean Taylor is going to tell us what she knows. Du Maurier's REBECCA meets WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN and GONE GIRL in this intimate tale of a terrible crime. 'The ultimate psychological thriller' Lisa Gardner Fiona Barton's tantalising new thriller, THE CHILD, is available to buy now.

Az ozvegy

Az ozvegy

Author: Fiona Barton Format: eBook Release Date: 02/05/2016

Egy gyanutlan asszony...Egy titokzatos frjEgy eltA nt gyerekVajon mi jtszdik le egy asszony fejben, ha azzal szembesl, hogy imdott frje - letben az egyetlen frfi - taln mgsem olyan tkletes, amilyennek hitte?Vajon mi jtszdik le az asszony fejben, amikor azzal szembesl, hogy frje tbb idA t tlt a szmtgpvel bezrkzva, mint vele?Vajon mi jtszdik le benne, amikor megtudja, hogy a frjt egy knos gy miatt elbocstottk a munkahelyrA lAmikor megjelenik a kszbn a rendA rsgs amikora frfi az jsgok cmoldalra kerlgyermekrabls s gyilkossg vdjvalLehet, hogy sokkal nagyobb a baj, mint hitte? Lehet, hogy az idillinek ltsz hzassg csak kulissza, s mgtte iszony titok lappang?s vajon mi trtnik, ha mr nem lehet tovbb odzni a szembenzst az iszonyattal? Fiona Barton a Daily Mail s a Daily Telegraph djnyertes riportere. ElsA regnye mris nemzetkzi bestseller, melyet eddig 26 nyelvre fordtottak le.

Widow

Widow

Author: Fiona Barton Format: eBook Release Date: 16/02/2016

For fans of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train, an electrifying thriller that will take you into the dark spaces that exist between a husband and a wife.When the police started asking questions, Jean Taylor turned into a different woman. One who enabled her and her husband to carry on, when more bad things began to happen... But that woman's husband died last week. And Jean doesn't have to be her anymore. There's a lot Jean hasn't said over the years about the crime her husband was suspected of committing. She was too busy being the perfect wife, standing by her man while living with the accusing glares and the anonymous harassment. Now there's no reason to stay quiet. There are people who want to hear her story. They want to know what it was like living with that man. She can tell them that there were secrets. There always are in a marriage. The truththat's all anyone wants. But the one lesson Jean has learned in the last few years is that she can make people believe anythingList of Readers:"e;The Mother"e; read by Jayne Entwistle "e;The Detective"e; read by Nicholas Guy Smith "e;The Widow"e; read by Hannah Curtis "e;The Husband"e; read by Steve West "e;The Reporter"e; read by Mandy WilliamsFrom the Compact Disc edition.

The Widow

The Widow

Author: Fiona Barton Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/01/2016

THE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. If you liked GONE GIRL and THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, you might want to pick up THE WIDOW by Fiona Barton. Engrossing. Suspenseful . (Stephen King). We've all seen him: the man - the monster - staring from the front page of every newspaper, accused of a terrible crime. But what about her: the woman who grips his arm on the courtroom stairs - the wife who stands by him? Jean Taylor's life was blissfully ordinary. Nice house, nice husband. Glen was all she'd ever wanted: her Prince Charming. Until he became that man accused, that monster on the front page. Jean was married to a man everyone thought capable of unimaginable evil. But now Glen is dead and she's alone for the first time, free to tell her story on her own terms. Jean Taylor is going to tell us what she knows. Du Maurier's REBECCA meets WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN and GONE GIRL in this intimate tale of a terrible crime. The ultimate psychological thriller . (Lisa Gardner).

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