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Lucy Clarke - Author

About the Author

Novelist, traveller and fresh air enthusiast, Lucy Clarke is the author of four novels, including the Richard & Judy Book Club pick, THE SEA SISTERS. 

Lucy is married to a professional windsurfer and, together with their two young children, they spend their winters travelling and their summers at home on the south coast of England. Lucy writes from a beach hut. 

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You Let Me In Pre Order the Must-Read Thriller for 2018

You Let Me In Pre Order the Must-Read Thriller for 2018

Author: Lucy Clarke Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/08/2018

*Available to pre-order now* `The very definition of a page-turner' Clare Mackintosh Nothing has felt right since Elle rented out her house . . . I'M IN YOUR HOUSE There's a new coldness. A shift in the atmosphere. The prickling feeling that someone is watching her every move from the shadows. I'M IN YOUR HEAD Maybe it's all in Elle's mind? She's a writer - her imagination, after all, is her strength. And yet every threat seems personal. As if someone has discovered the secrets that keep her awake at night. AND NOW I KNOW YOUR SECRET As fear and paranoia close in, Elle's own home becomes a prison. Someone is unlocking her past - and she's given them the key... Spine-tingling, chilling, and utterly compulsive, YOU LET ME IN is the stunning new novel from Richard & Judy Book Club author, Lucy Clarke

You Let Me In The Most Chilling, Unputdownable Page-Turner of 2018

You Let Me In The Most Chilling, Unputdownable Page-Turner of 2018

Author: Lucy Clarke Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/08/2018

`The very definition of a page-turner' Clare Mackintosh Nothing has felt right since Elle rented out her house . . . I'M IN YOUR HOUSE There's a new coldness. A shift in the atmosphere. The prickling feeling that someone is watching her every move from the shadows. I'M IN YOUR HEAD Maybe it's all in Elle's mind? She's a writer - her imagination, after all, is her strength. And yet every threat seems personal. As if someone has discovered the secrets that keep her awake at night. AND NOW I KNOW YOUR SECRET As fear and paranoia close in, Elle's own home becomes a prison. Someone is unlocking her past - and she's given them the key... Spine-tingling, chilling, and utterly compulsive, this is the thriller that EVERYONE is talking about right now - `Brilliantly creepy' Sabine Durrant `Super-believable, super creepy and super-readable (if terrifying!)' Fabulous `Clever, tense, twisty' C.L. Taylor `A tour de force' Gillian McCallister `Riveting, atmospheric and unsettling' Heat `Brilliant and chilling' Karen Hamilton

No Escape A Gripping Thriller with a Killer Twist

No Escape A Gripping Thriller with a Killer Twist

Author: Lucy Clarke Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/05/2018

*Previously published as The Blue* `A thrilling page turner . . . a beautifully written, compelling mystery that you won't want to put down' C.L. Taylor When there's danger in paradise, will you be the one to stay alive? With a quick spin of the globe, Kitty and Lana escape their grey reality and journey to the Philippines. There they discover The Blue - a beautiful yacht, with a wandering crew. They spend day after languorous day exploring the pristine white beaches and swimming beneath the stars, and Lana drifts further away from the long-buried secrets of home. But the tide turns when death creeps quietly on deck. A dangerous swell of mistrust and lies threatens to bring the crew's adventures to an end - but some won't let paradise go...whatever the price.

Last Seen A Gripping Psychological Thriller, Full of Secrets and Twists

Last Seen A Gripping Psychological Thriller, Full of Secrets and Twists

Author: Lucy Clarke Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/06/2017

`Impossible to put down' Clare Mackintosh `Beautiful, sad and gripping...I couldn't put it down' Claire Douglas Seven years ago, two boys went missing at sea - and only one was brought to shore. The Sandbank, a remote stretch of coast dotted with beach huts, was scarred forever. Sarah's son survived, but on the anniversary of the accident, he disappears without trace. As new secrets begin to surface, The Sandbank hums with tension and unanswered questions. Sarah's search grows more desperate and she starts to mistrust everyone she knows - and she's right to. Someone saw everything on that fateful day seven years ago. And they'll do anything to keep the truth buried. Twisty, pacy, and superbly plotted, Last Seen is the perfect psychological page-turner for fans of Clare Mackintosh and Sabine Durrant.

Last Seen

Last Seen

Author: Lucy Clarke Format: eBook Release Date: 29/06/2017

Seven years ago, two boys went missing at sea and only one was brought to shore. The Sandbank, a remote stretch of coast dotted with beach huts, was scarred forever. Sarah's son survived, but on the anniversary of the accident, he disappears without trace. As new secrets begin to surface, The Sandbank hums with tension and unanswered questions. Sarah's search grows more desperate and she starts to mistrust everyone she knows and she's right to. Someone saw everything on that fateful day seven years ago. And they'll do anything to keep the truth buried.

Die Bucht, die im Mondlicht versank

Die Bucht, die im Mondlicht versank

Author: Lucy Clarke Format: eBook Release Date: 02/06/2017

Als Jacob sich von seiner Mutter Sarah verabschiedet, um zu einer Strandparty zu gehen, ist alles wie immer. Am nachsten Morgen ist nichts mehr, wie es war: Jacob ist verschwunden. Vor genau sieben Jahren verschwand auch Marley an diesem Strand, der Sohn von Sarahs bester Freundin Isla. Spater wurde er tot geborgen. Verzweifelt sucht Sarah nach Spuren und stot dabei auf viele Fragen: Wo war ihr Mann in der Nacht, als Jacob verschwand? Warum sind Jacobs Klamotten in Islas Haus? Und was verschweigt der Fischer, der damals Marleys Leiche fand? Stuck fur Stuck setzt sich ein Bild der Ereignisse zusammen, das Sarah dazu zwingt, sich endlich einer Wahrheit zu stellen, vor der sie so viele Jahre lang die Augen verschlossen hat.

Das Haus, das in den Wellen verschwand

Das Haus, das in den Wellen verschwand

Author: Lucy Clarke Format: eBook Release Date: 01/06/2016

Lana und ihre beste Freundin Kitty wagen das ganz groe Abenteuer und verlassen ihre Heimat England, um auf Weltreise zu gehen. Unterwegs treffen sie auf eine Gruppe junger Backpacker, die mit ihrer Jacht "e;The Blue"e; von den Philippinen nach Neuseeland segelt. Schnell werden die beiden Madchen Teil der Crew, und es beginnt eine aufregende Zeit voller neuer Erfahrungen vor der traumhaften Kulisse der Sudsee. Doch auch das Paradies hat seine Grenzen. Denn Lana und Kitty merken bald, dass an Bord nichts ist, wie es scheint. Und als ein Crewmitglied mitten auf dem Ozean spurlos verschwindet, kommen nach und nach die Grunde ans Licht, weshalb ihre Mitreisenden die Fahrt wirklich angetreten haben ...

Blue

Blue

Author: Lucy Clarke Format: eBook Release Date: 11/08/2015

In the tradition of Alex Garlands The Beach, a spine-tingling adventure novel about a group of friends whose journey around the world on a yacht turns from a trip to paradise into a chilling nightmare when one of them disappears at sea.They found paradise.what would they do to keep it? In the tradition of Alex Garlands The Beach, a spine-tingling adventure novel about a group of friends whose journey around the world on a yacht turns from a trip to paradise into a chilling nightmare when one of them disappears at sea. Lana and her best friend Kitty leave home looking for freedomand thats exactly what they find when they are invited onto The Blue, a fifty-foot yacht making its way from the Philippines to New Zealand. Manned by a young crew of wanderers, The Blue is exactly the escape they are looking for and the two quickly fall under its spell, spending their days exploring remote islands, and their rum-filled nights relaxing on deck beneath the stars. Yet paradise found can just as quickly become lost. Lana and Kitty begin to discover that they arent the only ones with secrets theyd rather run from than reveal. And when one of their new friends disappears overboard after an argument with the other crewmembers, the dark secrets that brought each of them aboard start to unravel. Haunting and infused with spectacular detail, the latest novel by Lucy Clarkewhose writing has been hailed as breathtaking (Kirkus Reviews) and exciting and mysterious (Library Journal)is a page-turning thriller filled with adventure, exotic locales, and high stakes.

No Escape: The most addictive, gripping thriller with a shocking twist

No Escape: The most addictive, gripping thriller with a shocking twist

Author: Lucy Clarke Format: eBook Release Date: 30/07/2015

*Previously published as The Blue*'A thrilling page turner . . . a beautifully written, compelling mystery that you won't want to put down' C.L. TaylorWhen there's danger in paradise, will you be the one to stay alive?With a quick spin of the globe, Kitty and Lana escape their grey reality and journey to the Philippines. There they discover The Blue - a beautiful yacht, with a wandering crew.They spend day after languorous day exploring the pristine white beaches and swimming beneath the stars, and Lanadrifts further away from the long-buried secrets of home.But the tide turns when death creeps quietly on deck.A dangerous swell of mistrust and lies threatens to bring the crew's adventures to an end - but some won't let paradise go...whatever the price.

The Blue A Gripping Thriller with a Killer Twist

The Blue A Gripping Thriller with a Killer Twist

Author: Lucy Clarke Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/07/2015

*Previously published as The Blue* `A thrilling page turner . . . a beautifully written, compelling mystery that you won't want to put down' C.L. Taylor When there's danger in paradise, will you be the one to stay alive? With a quick spin of the globe, Kitty and Lana escape their grey reality and journey to the Philippines. There they discover The Blue - a beautiful yacht, with a wandering crew. They spend day after languorous day exploring the pristine white beaches and swimming beneath the stars, and Lana drifts further away from the long-buried secrets of home. But the tide turns when death creeps quietly on deck. A dangerous swell of mistrust and lies threatens to bring the crew's adventures to an end - but some won't let paradise go...whatever the price.

Der Sommer, in dem es zu schneien begann

Der Sommer, in dem es zu schneien begann

Author: Lucy Clarke Format: eBook Release Date: 13/04/2015

Abrupter und schmerzhafter kann das Schicksal kaum zuschlagen: Als Eva nur wenige Monate nach der Hochzeit ihren Mann durch einen Unfall auf See verliert, erstarrt sie vor Schmerz und Entsetzen. Ihr gerade erst begonnenes Leben als gluckliche Ehefrau soll schon zu Ende sein? Eva fuhlt sich vollig allein in ihrer Trauer und reist kurzerhand nach Tasmanien, um Trost bei Jacksons Angehorigen zu finden. Doch so bezaubernd die australische Insel ist, so abweisend verhalt sich Jacksons Familie. Warum nur wollen sein Vater und sein Bruder partout nicht uber ihn sprechen? Auf Eva warten schockierende Wahrheiten, die sie zu einem schicksalhaften Sommer in der Vergangenheit fuhren - dem Sommer, in dem es zu schneien begann.

Single Breath

Single Breath

Author: Lucy Clarke Format: eBook Release Date: 08/07/2014

From the celebrated author of Swimming at Night comes a powerful and moving saga of one woman's struggle to overcome her husband's death and uncover his dark, mysterious past.Eva has only been married for eight months when her husband, Jackson, is swept to his death while fishing. Weighed down by confusion and sorrow, Eva decides to take leave of her midwifery practice in London and visit Jackson's estranged family in Tasmania with the hope of grieving together.Instead, she discovers that the man she loved so deeply is not the man she thought she knew. Jackson's father and brother reveal a dark past, exposing the lies her marriage was built upon. As Eva struggles to come to terms with the depth of Jackson's deception, she must also confront her growing attraction to Jackson's brother, Saul, who offers her intimacy, passion, and answers to her most troubling questions.Will Eva be able to move forward in life, or will she be caught up in a romance with Saul, haunted by her husband's past? Threading together beautiful, wild settings and suspenseful twists, A Single Breath is a gripping tale of secrets, betrayal, and new beginnings.

A Single Breath A Gripping, Twist-Filled Thriller That Will Have You Hooked

A Single Breath A Gripping, Twist-Filled Thriller That Will Have You Hooked

Author: Lucy Clarke Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/03/2014

The deeper the water, the darker the secrets There were so many times I thought about telling you the truth, Eva. What stopped me was always the same thing... When Eva's husband Jackson tragically drowns, she longs to meet his estranged family. The journey takes her to Jackson's brother's doorstep on a remote Tasmanian island. As strange details about her husband's past begin to emerge, memories of the man she married start slipping through her fingers like sand, as everything she ever knew and loved about him is thrown into question. Now she's no longer sure whether it was Jackson she fell in love with - or someone else entirely... The truth is, it was all a lie . . .

Single Breath: A gripping, twist-filled thriller that will have you hooked

Single Breath: A gripping, twist-filled thriller that will have you hooked

Author: Lucy Clarke Format: eBook Release Date: 27/03/2014

The deeper the water, the darker the secretsThere were so many times I thought about telling you the truth, Eva. What stopped me was always the same thing...When Eva's husband Jackson tragically drowns, she longs to meet his estranged family. The journey takes her to Jackson's brother's doorstep on a remote Tasmanian island. As strange details about her husband's past begin to emerge, memories of the man she married start slipping through her fingers like sand, as everything she ever knew and loved about him is thrown into question. Now she's no longer sure whether it was Jackson she fell in love with - or someone else entirely...The truth is, it was all a lie . . .

Single Breath: Part 1 (Chapters 1-13)

Single Breath: Part 1 (Chapters 1-13)

Author: Lucy Clarke Format: eBook Release Date: 13/03/2014

The deeper the water, the darker the secretsA Single Breath can be read either in 3 parts in ebook or a full-length ebook (available 27 March 2014).This is PART 1 of 3 (Chapters 1-13). It is not the whole book.You can buy the three parts two weeks ahead of the release of the full-length ebook and paperback.There were so many times I thought about telling you the truth, Eva. What stopped me was always the same thing...When Eva's husband Jackson tragically drowns, she longs to meet his estranged family. The journey takes her to Jackson's brother's doorstep on a remote Tasmanian island. As strange details about her husband's past begin to emerge, memories of the man she married start slipping through her fingers like sand, as everything she ever knew and loved about him is thrown into question. Now she's no longer sure whether it was Jackson she fell in love with - or someone else entirely...The truth is, it was all a lie . . .

Single Breath: Part 2 (Chapters 14-24)

Single Breath: Part 2 (Chapters 14-24)

Author: Lucy Clarke Format: eBook Release Date: 13/03/2014

The deeper the water, the darker the secretsA Single Breath can be read either in 3 parts in ebook or a full-length ebook (available 27 March 2014).This is PART 2 of 3 (Chapters 14-24). It is not the whole book.You can buy the three parts two weeks ahead of the release of the full-length ebook and paperback.There were so many times I thought about telling you the truth, Eva. What stopped me was always the same thing...When Eva's husband Jackson tragically drowns, she longs to meet his estranged family. The journey takes her to Jackson's brother's doorstep on a remote Tasmanian island. As strange details about her husband's past begin to emerge, memories of the man she married start slipping through her fingers like sand, as everything she ever knew and loved about him is thrown into question. Now she's no longer sure whether it was Jackson she fell in love with - or someone else entirely...The truth is, it was all a lie . . .

Single Breath: Part 3 (Chapters 25-38)

Single Breath: Part 3 (Chapters 25-38)

Author: Lucy Clarke Format: eBook Release Date: 13/03/2014

The deeper the water, the darker the secretsA Single Breath can be read either in 3 parts in ebook or a full-length ebook (available 27 March 2014).This is PART 3 of 3 (Chapters 25-38). It is not the whole book.You can buy the three parts two weeks ahead of the release of the full-length ebook and paperback.There were so many times I thought about telling you the truth, Eva. What stopped me was always the same thing...When Eva's husband Jackson tragically drowns, she longs to meet his estranged family. The journey takes her to Jackson's brother's doorstep on a remote Tasmanian island. As strange details about her husband's past begin to emerge, memories of the man she married start slipping through her fingers like sand, as everything she ever knew and loved about him is thrown into question. Now she's no longer sure whether it was Jackson she fell in love with - or someone else entirely...The truth is, it was all a lie . . .

Sea Sisters

Sea Sisters

Author: Lucy Clarke Format: eBook Release Date: 04/07/2013

"e;a terrific summer read"e; Richard & JudyTwo sisters, one life-changing journey...There are some currents in the relationship between sisters that run so dark and so deep, it's better for the people swimming on the surface never to know what's beneath . . .Katie's carefully structured world is shattered by the news that her headstrong younger sister, Mia, has been found dead in Bali - and the police claim it was suicide.With only the entries of Mia's travel journal as her guide, Katie retraces the last few months of her sister's life, and - page by page, country by country - begins to uncover the mystery surrounding her death.What she discovers changes everything. But will her search for the truth push their sisterly bond - and Katie - to breaking point?The Sea Sisters is a compelling story of the enduring connection between sisters.

Free Sampler of The Sea Sisters (Chapters 1-6): The Most Emotionally Gripping Novel of the Year

Free Sampler of The Sea Sisters (Chapters 1-6): The Most Emotionally Gripping Novel of the Year

Author: Lucy Clarke Format: eBook Release Date: 04/06/2013

"e;a terrific summer read"e; Richard & JudyTwo sisters, one life-changing journey...This is a free sample of the first six chapters (of 33) of the novel THE SEA SISTERS, by Lucy Clarke.There are some currents in the relationship between sisters that run so dark and so deep, it's better for the people swimming on the surface never to know what's beneath . . .Katie's carefully structured world is shattered by the news that her headstrong younger sister, Mia, has been found dead in Bali - and the police claim it was suicide.With only the entries of Mia's travel journal as her guide, Katie retraces the last few months of her sister's life, and - page by page, country by country - begins to uncover the mystery surrounding her death.What she discovers changes everything. But will her search for the truth push their sisterly bond - and Katie - to breaking point?The Sea Sisters is a compelling story of the enduring connection between sisters.

The Sea Sisters Gripping - a Twist Filled Thriller

The Sea Sisters Gripping - a Twist Filled Thriller

Author: Lucy Clarke Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2013

A terrific summer read Richard & Judy Two sisters, one life-changing journey... There are some currents in the relationship between sisters that run so dark and so deep, it's better for the people swimming on the surface never to know what's beneath . . . Katie's carefully structured world is shattered by the news that her headstrong younger sister, Mia, has been found dead in Bali - and the police claim it was suicide. With only the entries of Mia's travel journal as her guide, Katie retraces the last few months of her sister's life, and - page by page, country by country - begins to uncover the mystery surrounding her death. What she discovers changes everything. But will her search for the truth push their sisterly bond - and Katie - to breaking point? The Sea Sisters is a compelling story of the enduring connection between sisters.

Die Landkarte der Liebe

Die Landkarte der Liebe

Author: Lucy Clarke Format: eBook Release Date: 09/10/2012

Ein meerblaues Reisetagebuch. Das ist alles, was Katie von ihrer Schwester bleibt. Denn Mia ist tot. In Bali sturzte sie von einer Klippe. Katie hat nur eine Chance, das Geheimnis um den Tod ihrer unnahbaren Schwester zu luften: Ihr Tagebuch zu lesen und den Stationen ihrer Reise zu folgen. Und so taucht Katie immer tiefer ein in das Leben ihrer Schwester und entziffert Stuck fur Stuck Mias ganz personliche Landkarte der Liebe ...