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Claire Allan - Author

About the Author

Claire Allan is an Irish author who has previously written women's fiction. Apple of My Eye is her second psychological thriller following 2018's Her Name Was Rose.

Featured books by Claire Allan

Other books by Claire Allan

The Liar's Daughter

The Liar's Daughter

Author: Claire Allan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/08/2020

**NOW A USA TODAY BESTSELLER!** **The new thriller from the Amazon bestseller** 'AMAZING!' Marian Keyes 'Powerful' C.L. Taylor 'Brilliantly paced' Liz Nugent Every family has it's secrets... Joe McKee - pillar of the Derry community - is dead. As arrangements are made for the traditional Irish wake, friends and family are left reeling at how cancer could have taken this much-loved man so soon. But grief is the last thing that Joe's daughter Ciara and step-daughter Heidi feel. For they knew the real Joe - the man who was supposed to protect them and did anything but. As the mourners gather, the police do too, with doubt being cast over whether Joe's death was due to natural causes. Because the lies that Joe told won't be taken to the grave after all - and the truth gives his daughters the best possible motive for killing him... A gripping suspense novel about deadly secrets and lies. The perfect read for fans of Clare Mackintosh. What others are saying about The Liar's Daughter: 'Powerful' C.L. Taylor, The Sunday Times best selling author of Sleep 'Brilliantly paced' Liz Nugent, author of Skin Deep 'Immensely gripping and I flew through the pages as if my life depended on it. The Liar's Daughter is a dark, powerful and twisty psychological thriller that will keep you glued to the pages.' Reader review 'Full of secrets and lies. Loved it.' Reader review 'Atmospheric, claustrophobic and intense... So cleverly compelling I had to rush through to find out what happened!' Reader review 'I absolutely adored every chapter of this pacey novel and I would certainly recommend it.' Reader review 'I read this book in a single day. I absolutely could not tear myself away from it... One for people who likes their thrillers with some bite.' Reader review 'A breathtaking and remarkable book from Claire Allan.' Reader review 'This is a gripping story that will keep you guessing up until the final pages.' Reader review

Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not

Author: Claire Allan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/02/2020

'AMAZING' Marian Keyes I disappeared on a Tuesday afternoon. I was there one minute and the next I was gone. They've never found my body... It's six in the morning during the hottest summer on record when Elizabeth O'Loughlin, out walking her dog, comes across Clare, a victim of a horrific knife attack, clinging onto life at the side of the road. Clare dies minutes later, but not before whispering her haunting last words to Elizabeth. When it becomes clear that Clare's killer has more than one murder on his mind, Elizabeth has to take drastic action or face losing everything. But what if she can't stop a killer determined never to be forgotten? What readers are saying about Forget Me Not: Wow. This book was absolutely fantastic! An intense psychological thriller... many twists and turns... an exceptional read' My first Claire Allan book but won't be my last! I flew through this creepy little thriller An adrenaline rush from beginning to end. One of those I couldn't put down books, full of twists and turns I was hooked! Full of twists and turns that will have you guessing right up till the end of this excellent book. I loved it Thoroughly enjoyable with an amazing cast of characters that you cannot help but engage with. A fast paced, well written and suspenseful read... kept me on the edge of my seat biting my nails Wow. This book was absolutely fantastic. I read this book in one sitting. Probably Allan's best book yet! A compulsively readable and engrossing tale that sends shivers down the spine and will have readers cowering behind the sofa. Ingeniously plotted, brilliantly written and cleverly told, Forget Me Not is a pacy thriller that continues to propel best-selling author Claire Allan straight on the path to superstardom. Another winner from Claire Allan's twisted pen!

The Liar's Daughter

The Liar's Daughter

Author: Claire Allan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/01/2020

**NOW A USA TODAY BESTSELLER!** **The new thriller from the Amazon top 5 bestseller** 'AMAZING!' Marian Keyes No one deserves to be taken before their time. Do they? Joe McKee - pillar of the Derry community - is dead. As arrangements are made for the traditional Irish wake, friends and family are left reeling at how cancer could have taken this much-loved man so soon. But grief is the last thing that Joe's daughter Ciara and step-daughter Heidi feel. For they knew the real Joe - the man who was supposed to protect them and did anything but. As the mourners gather, the police do too, with doubt being cast over whether Joe's death was due to natural causes. Because the lies that Joe told won't be taken to the grave after all - and the truth gives his daughters the best possible motive for killing him... A gripping suspense novel about deadly secrets and lies. The perfect read for fans of Clare Mackintosh. 'Powerful' C.L. Taylor 'Brilliantly paced' Liz Nugent

Apple of My Eye

Apple of My Eye

Author: Claire Allan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/07/2019

'Utterly addictive. Compulsive, twisty, tense.' CLAIRE DOUGLAS, author of Local Girl Missing Just how far is a mother willing to go? When a mysterious note arrives for seven months pregnant nurse Eliana Hughes, she begins to doubt every aspect of her life - from her mixed feelings about motherhood to her marriage to Martin, who has become distant in recent months. As the person behind the note escalates their campaign to out Eli's husband as a cheat, she finds herself unable to trust even her own instincts, and as pressure builds she makes a mistake that jeopardises her entire future. Elsewhere, someone is watching. Someone who desperately wants a baby to call their own and will go to any lengths to become a mother - and stay a mother... A compelling psychological thriller that's perfect for fans of Rachell Abbott's The Shape of Lies and K.L. Slater's Finding Gracie. What others are saying about APPLE OF MY EYE: 'A brilliantly paced, intriguingly plotted and thoroughly enjoyable story. One of the best psych thrillers I've read this year.' Liz Nugent, author of Skin Deep 'Allan has not only outdone herself yet again, but also cemented her status as one of the most talented writers of domestic noir writing today' Bookish Jottings 'I absolutely flipping well loved it... Oh my word, Apple Of My Eye was one seriously deliciously creepy read that had me gripped from start to finish... more twists and turns that you would find in a bag of fusilli pasta.' The Ginger Book Geek 'A mind-blowingly brilliant thriller that I simply couldn't bear to put down, Apple of My Eye is packed with shocking twists that will make your jaw drop and suspense so chilling you will be hiding behind the sofa.' Bookish Jottings 'Grab a chair and prepare for a marathon reading session!!! Excellent psychological thriller that will keep you reading until the small hours!' Reader review 'A truly astounding story that grips the reader from the first page... If you think you know what will happen guess again, then again for good measure!' Reader review

Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not

Author: Claire Allan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2019

`AMAZING' Marian Keyes I disappeared on a Tuesday afternoon. I was there one minute and the next I was gone. They've never found my body... It's six in the morning during the hottest summer on record when Elizabeth O'Loughlin, out walking her dog, comes across Clare, a victim of a horrific knife attack, clinging onto life at the side of the road. Clare dies minutes later, but not before whispering her haunting last words to Elizabeth. When it becomes clear that Clare's killer has more than one murder on his mind, Elizabeth has to take drastic action or face losing everything. But what if she can't stop a killer determined never to be forgotten? What readers are saying about Forget Me Not: Wow. This book was absolutely fantastic! An intense psychological thriller... many twists and turns... an exceptional read' My first Claire Allan book but won't be my last! I flew through this creepy little thriller An adrenaline rush from beginning to end. One of those I couldn't put down books, full of twists and turns I was hooked! Full of twists and turns that will have you guessing right up till the end of this excellent book. I loved it Thoroughly enjoyable with an amazing cast of characters that you cannot help but engage with. A fast paced, well written and suspenseful read... kept me on the edge of my seat biting my nails Wow. This book was absolutely fantastic. I read this book in one sitting. Probably Allan's best book yet! A compulsively readable and engrossing tale that sends shivers down the spine and will have readers cowering behind the sofa. Ingeniously plotted, brilliantly written and cleverly told, Forget Me Not is a pacy thriller that continues to propel best-selling author Claire Allan straight on the path to superstardom. Another winner from Claire Allan's twisted pen!

Her Name Was Rose

Her Name Was Rose

Author: Claire Allan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/09/2018

THE TOP FIVE KINDLE BESTSELLER The USA Today bestseller 'AMAZING. I read it in one go. I was totally hooked.' MARIAN KEYES 'Utterly addictive. Compulsive, twisty, tense.' CLAIRE DOUGLAS, author of Local Girl Missing Her name was Rose. You watched her die. And her death has created a vacancy. When Emily lets a stranger step out in front of her, she never imagines that split second will change her life. But after Emily watches a car plough into the young mother - killing her instantly - she finds herself unable to move on. And then she makes a decision she can never take back. Because Rose had everything Emily had ever dreamed of. A beautiful, loving family, a great job and a stunning home. And now Rose's husband misses his wife, and their son needs a mother. Why couldn't Emily fill that space? But as Emily is about to discover, no one's life is perfect ... and not everything is as it seems.

Her Name Was Rose

Her Name Was Rose

Author: Claire Allan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/08/2018

The USA Today bestseller 'AMAZING. I read it in one go. I was totally hooked.' MARIAN KEYES 'Utterly addictive. Compulsive, twisty, tense.' CLAIRE DOUGLAS, author of Local Girl Missing Her name was Rose. You watched her die. And her death has created a vacancy. When Emily lets a stranger step out in front of her, she never imagines that split second will change her life. But after Emily watches a car plough into the young mother - killing her instantly - she finds herself unable to move on. And then she makes a decision she can never take back. Because Rose had everything Emily had ever dreamed of. A beautiful, loving family, a great job and a stunning home. And now Rose's husband misses his wife, and their son needs a mother. Why couldn't Emily fill that space? But as Emily is about to discover, no one's life is perfect ... and not everything is as it seems.

Her Name Was Rose

Her Name Was Rose

Author: Claire Allan Format: eBook Release Date: 28/06/2018

Her name was Rose. You watched her die. And her death has created a vacancy. Rose Grahame had everything Emily D'Arcy dreams of. A handsome husband, a stunning home and a baby boy with twinkling blue eyes and a smile that would brighten the darkest of days. It's a stark contrast to Emily's life - her dead-end job, her borderline addiction to drink and pills, her failed engagement and her cluttered flat. But the women's lives are about to collide - and nothing will ever be the same again. Strangers in a lift in a shopping centre, Emily gestures to Rose to go ahead of her when they reach the bottom floor. But tragedy strikes when a car ploughs into the young mum - killing her instantly - before driving off at speed. But was this a tragic accident? Or was it more than that? And just how involved is Emily truly going to become? With twists that will keep you guessing until the very end, Her Name Was Rose makes you question who you can really trust and if any of us are truly honest about ourselves in the social media obsessed world.

Her Name Was Rose

Her Name Was Rose

Author: Claire Allan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2018

The USA Today bestseller 'AMAZING. I read it in one go. I was totally hooked.' MARIAN KEYES 'Utterly addictive. Compulsive, twisty, tense.' CLAIRE DOUGLAS, author of Local Girl Missing Her name was Rose. You watched her die. And her death has created a vacancy. When Emily lets a stranger step out in front of her, she never imagines that split second will change her life. But after Emily watches a car plough into the young mother - killing her instantly - she finds herself unable to move on. And then she makes a decision she can never take back. Because Rose had everything Emily had ever dreamed of. A beautiful, loving family, a great job and a stunning home. And now Rose's husband misses his wife, and their son needs a mother. Why couldn't Emily fill that space? But as Emily is about to discover, no one's life is perfect ... and not everything is as it seems.

Her Name Was Rose

Her Name Was Rose

Author: Claire Allan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2018

THE TOP FIVE KINDLE BESTSELLER The USA Today bestseller 'AMAZING. I read it in one go. I was totally hooked.' MARIAN KEYES 'Utterly addictive. Compulsive, twisty, tense.' CLAIRE DOUGLAS, author of Local Girl Missing Her name was Rose. You watched her die. And her death has created a vacancy. When Emily lets a stranger step out in front of her, she never imagines that split second will change her life. But after Emily watches a car plough into the young mother - killing her instantly - she finds herself unable to move on. And then she makes a decision she can never take back. Because Rose had everything Emily had ever dreamed of. A beautiful, loving family, a great job and a stunning home. And now Rose's husband misses his wife, and their son needs a mother. Why couldn't Emily fill that space? But as Emily is about to discover, no one's life is perfect ... and not everything is as it seems. 'A powerful and emotional psychological thriller that will keep you guessing and leave you breathless.' C. L. TAYLOR, author of The Fear 'I devoured it in a couple of days. Claire Allan managed to maintain an unsettling sense of unease that started at the very beginning and didn't let up at all.' ELLE CROFT, author of The Guilty Wife 'A psychological thriller with a heart: taut, emotionally challenging and unlike so many thrillers, each twist and turn is here because it deserves to be and not for the sake of it.' JOHN MARRS, author of THE ONE

Still You

Still You

Author: Claire Allan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/09/2015

The First Time I Said Goodbye

The First Time I Said Goodbye

Author: Claire Allan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/06/2014

The First Time I Said Goodbye

The First Time I Said Goodbye

Author: Claire Allan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/08/2013

What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?

What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?

Author: Claire Allan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/04/2013

If Only You Knew

If Only You Knew

Author: Claire Allan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/07/2012

It's Got to be Perfect

It's Got to be Perfect

Author: Claire Allan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/2011

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