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Shalini Boland is the million-copy, USA-Today bestselling author of psychological thrillers: 'THE GIRL FROM THE SEA', 'THE BEST FRIEND', 'THE MILLIONAIRE'S WIFE', 'THE SECRET MOTHER', 'THE CHILD NEXT DOOR', 'THE SILENT SISTER', 'THE PERFECT FAMILY', 'THE MARRIAGE BETRAYAL', 'THE OTHER DAUGHTER', 'ONE OF US IS LYING' and 'THE WIFE.'
MY LITTLE GIRL is out now!
Her titles are published by Bookouture, Grand Central (USA) and Tantor.
Shalini lives by the sea in Dorset, England with her husband, two teens and their cheeky dog, Jess. Before kids, she was signed to Universal Music Publishing as a singer/songwriter, but now she spends her days writing psychological thrillers (in between re-stocking the fridge and dealing with endless baskets of laundry).
She is also the author of two bestselling Young Adult series as well as a children's WWII novel with a time-travel twist.
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Shalini Bolands’ My Little Girl is a riveting family-centred psychological page-turner that will have thriller fans on the edge of their seats. As whodunits go, it presents an intense tangle of threads for readers to follow as those threads take multiple unexpected turns. “Don’t get angry. Don’t get angry. Don’t panic. Stay calm. It will all be fine. It will be okay. Kids wander off all the time and their parents find them.” So reasons Claire Nolan when her mother-in-law, Jill, tells her that her daughter, Beatrice, has gone missing at the fair. Claire tries not to panic, tries not to think the worst, but she’s upset, and angry too - her husband was supposed to be with them, and he knows how forgetful Jill is, that they can’t trust her to care for Beatrice alone. As she drives to the fair, Claire’s stream of consciousness, first-person narrative captures the panic of her worst nightmare situation in all its intensity. Then the action switches to Jill’s account of events. “What a mess. How did this happen? Why did I take that call from Laurel? Is this really my fault? Surely not.” The fact that the story is told from multiple points of view adds to the suspense and intensity of the horrifying whodunit guessing game. As Claire’s world implodes, her doubts and paranoia escalate - stories aren’t adding up, and she doesn’t know who she can trust. Gripping stuff, and highly readable too. Purchase My Little Girl from: Amazon Apple Kobo Google
WOW... captivating... I could not put it down worth more than 5 stars and has to be one of the best psychological thrillers I have read so far. Goodreads Reviewer, 5 starsDont take my baby.Kirstie Rawlings is jolted awake by a child crying. Racing upstairs to check on her new-born, she is plunged into every parents worst nightmare. She hears an unknown voice in the baby monitor, saying: Lets take the child and go.Is someone trying to steal her little girl?In the bedroom, her daughter is safe asleep in her cot. Is the voice coming from a nearby house? But there arent any other children living on her quiet country roadThe police don't believe her. And neither does her husband.Kirstie knows something isnt right. She thought she could trust her neighbours, now she isnt sure. As she unravels the secrets of the people living on her street, Kirsties perfect life begins to fall apart.Because someone is hiding a terrible lie. And they will do anything to stop Kirstie uncovering the truth. But is the danger closer to home than she thinks?From the top ten bestselling author of The Secret Mother, this completely gripping psychological thriller will make you wonder what really goes on behind closed doors. And will keep you guessing from the first page until the final shocking twist.What readers are saying about The Child Next Door:OMG. What a phenomenal book! I read this book in 24 hours because I could not put it down. Goodreads Reviewer, 5 starsGripping, exciting it had me hooked immediately and didnt let up until the epilogue, which I guarantee will make you gasp and shiver. LOVED this book. 5 stars. Goodreads Reviewer, 5 starsWow! This book was intense from the start the ending blew me away shocking, mind blowing, creepy and intense the sort of book that you can't put down I loved this book, I lapped up every page, it definitely deserves 5 stars. It's a cracking read! Bonnies Book Talk, 5 starsOMG!!! The story grabbed me from the first chapter, and instantly set my teeth on edge! Dont forget to read to the very last word though because that ending WOW, completely unexpected!! Stardust Book Reviews, 5 starsWhat a book! I predict this will be one of the top reads for 2018 a page-turner with a surprise ending I did not see coming. Goodreads Reviewer, 5 starsA gripping psychological thriller that leaves you never knowing who to trust from one minute to the next You won't rest until you get to the end! Thoughts From Irene, 5 starsHas you hooked from the very first page and literally doesn't let you go... Starts with a bang and every mother's worst nightmare Its All About Books, 5 starsOMG that ending did NOT expect that. It blew me away
Absolutely addictive and brilliant with an end I didn't see coming. This is one book you have to read and it gets 5 huge stars from me!!!! Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars'Are you my mummy?Tessa Markham returns home to find a child in her kitchen. He thinks shes his mother. But Tessa doesnt have any children. Not anymore.She doesnt know who the little boy is or how he got there. After contacting the police, Tessa is suspected of taking the mystery child. Her whole life is turned upside down. And then her husband reveals a secret of his ownTessa isnt sure what to believe or who to trust. Because someone is lying. To find out who, she must confront her painful past. But is the truth more dangerous than Tessa realises? An absolutely unputdownable psychological thriller with a twist that will make you wonder if you can ever trust anyone again. If you loved Gone Girl, The Girl on the TrainandThe Sister this book will have you hooked.What readers are saying about The Secret Mother:Wow, wow, wow! What a fantastic book! The book starts with a bang from page one and believe me, it doesnt let up throughout the book and keeps you gripped until the very end! Stardust Book Reviews, 5 starsOh yes, yes, yes, yes this was my kind of read, I really have taken this and added it to my top 10 this year, its a screaming from the rooftops fantastic read, if you love a good thriller if you love to stay up all night reading because you simply can't switch your mind off from a book, this is it, you found it, don't look any further so fast paced it leaves your breathless. One of the best psychological thrillers that I have read that has shocked me, left me dribbling for me and wanting more from this author. Read Along With Sue, 5 starsWow, wow and wow! What a read! Gripping from start to end and a very clever plot that keeps you guessing all the way. I loved this book ... didnt want it to finish. Nickis Book Blog, 5 starsUtterly gripping to the last page and full of twists and turns to keep the reader guessing. A fantastic thriller!' Sarah A. Denzil, author of #1 bestseller Silent ChildAnother five-star winner from this author Kept me gripped from the very first page An absolute must read Wish I could have given it more than just 5 stars! Bookseller Review, 5 starsI was on the edge of my seat This has to be one of the most suspenseful books I have ever read! I felt the hairs on the back of my neck go up and my heart raced a mile a minute. Touch My Spine, 5 starsAn absolutely brilliant story, I was so hooked, loved every minute of it, I couldn't put my kindle down as I needed to know the ending, and what a brilliant ending it was!!! Goodreads reviewer, 5 starsWow! What a thrilling ride! Enough twists to keep me guessing until the very end, this one took the idea of a curve-ball and brought it to a whole new level. The end was incredible