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Jo Jakeman - Author

About the Author

Jo Jakeman was the winner of the Friday Night Live 2016 competition at the York Festival of Writing. Born in Cyprus, she worked for many years in the City of London before moving to Derbyshire with her husband and twin boys. Sticks and Stones is her debut thriller. Find out more at www.jojakeman.com.

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Safe House

Safe House

Author: Jo Jakeman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/07/2019

The gripping and deliciously twisty new psychological thriller from the author of the highly acclaimed debut STICKS AND STONES. Charlie just wants to be forgotten but everyone else wants to know her story . . . The morning after a terrible storm, a woman turns up in a remote Cornish village. She has bought the crumbling cottage that has lain empty for over a decade, and she's going to make it her home. She calls herself Charlie, but it's a name she's only had for a few days. She keeps herself to herself, reluctant to integrate with the locals. Because Charlie has a secret. Charlie served two years for providing a false alibi for a murderer. But Lee Fisher wasn't a murderer to her; he was the man she loved. Convinced of his innocence, Charlie said she was with him the night a young woman was killed. This sacrifice cost her everything. And now she has a chance to start again. But someone is watching her, waiting for her, wondering if she's really paid the price for what she did. 'Revenge is a dish served with lashings of relish in this vivid, blackly comic suspense novel, as three women fight back against an abusive partner' Louise Candlish on Sticks and Stones 'A wickedly sharp, psychologically intense debut which announces Jo Jakeman as the future queen of grip lit' Eva Dolan on Sticks and Stones 'Full of suspense and twists' C. J. Tudor on Sticks and Stones

Sticks and Stones

Sticks and Stones

Author: Jo Jakeman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/05/2019

'A revenge thriller to make you punch the air in solidarity' Eva Dolan, author of This Is How It Ends `A gripping story, sensitively told' Laura Marshall, author of Friend Request `Deliciously dark and gripping' Emily Koch, author of If I Die Before I Wake Imogen's husband is a bad man. His ex-wife and his new mistress might have different perspectives but Imogen thinks she knows the truth. And now he's given her an ultimatum: get out of the family home in the next fortnight or I'll fight you for custody of our son. In a moment of madness, Imogen does something unthinkable: she locks her husband in the cellar. Now she's in control. But how far will she go to protect her son and punish her husband? And what will happen when his ex and his girlfriend get tangled up in her plans? Sticks and Stones is a deliciously twisting psychological thriller from an unforgettable new voice. 'Revenge is a dish served with lashings of relish in this vivid, blackly comic suspense novel, as three women fight back against an abusive partner. I cheered them on to the bloody end' Louise Candlish `Sensational - pacy, twisty and darkly funny with well-rounded characters' Roz Watkins, author of The Devil's Dice 'A cracking book. Darkly funny, yet also touching and emotive. Plus, full of suspense and twists. Buy it!' CJ Tudor, author of The Chalk Man `A brilliant debut from an author with a sharp wit and a keen understanding of human nature. I couldn't turn the pages quickly enough' Fiona Cummins, author of Rattle

Sticks and Stones

Sticks and Stones

Author: Jo Jakeman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/07/2018

How far would you go for revenge on your ex? Imogen's husband is a bad man. His ex-wife and his new mistress might have different perspectives but Imogen thinks she knows the truth. And now he's given her an ultimatum: get out of the family home in the next fortnight or I'll fight you for custody of our son. In a moment of madness, Imogen does something unthinkable. Something that puts her in control. But how far will she go to protect her son and punish her husband? And what will happen when his ex and his girlfriend get tangled up in her plans? Sticks and Stones is a deliciously twisting psychological thriller from an exciting new voice.

Sticks and Stones

Sticks and Stones

Author: Jo Jakeman Format: eBook Release Date: 12/07/2018

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Sticks and Stones by Jo Jakeman, read by Erin Shanagher.Imogen's husband is a bad man. His ex-wife and his new mistress might have different perspectives but Imogen thinks she knows the truth. And now he's given her an ultimatum: get out of the family home in the next fortnight or I'll fight you for custody of our son.In a moment of madness, Imogen does something unthinkable: she locks her husband in the cellar. Now she's in control. But how far will she go to protect her son and punish her husband? And what will happen when his ex and his girlfriend get tangled up in her plans?Sticks and Stones is a deliciously twisting psychological thriller from an unforgettable new voice.'A revenge thriller to make you punch the air in solidarity' Eva Dolan, author of This Is How It Ends'A gripping story, sensitively told' Laura Marshall, author of Friend Request'Deliciously dark and gripping' Emily Koch, author of If I Die Before I Wake

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