How to Kill Your Family

by Bella Mackie

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How to Kill Your Family Synopsis

  • Kill my family
  • Make a claim on their fortune
  • Get away with the above
  • Adopt a dog

Meet Grace Bernard.

Daughter, sister, colleague, friend, serial killer…

Grace has lost everything. And now she wants revenge.

How to Kill Your Family is a fierce and addictive novel about class, family, love… and murder.

About This Edition

ISBN: 9780008365936
Publication date: 22nd July 2021
Author: Bella Mackie
Publisher: The Borough Press an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Audiobook
Primary Genre Literary Fiction
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Bella Mackie Press Reviews

‘An antiheroine able to best villainous male protagonists such as Patrick Bateman any day’ OBSERVER

‘Chilling, but also laugh out loud funny. Another corker of a debut’ SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

‘Deliciously addictive…brilliantly executed’ i PAPER

‘I’ve struggled to recover my reading mojo since lockdown. This turned out to be the thing that sparked it back to life… Funny, sharp, dark and twisted, Grace is a character I found myself rooting for even as she committed the most vile misdeeds’ JOJO MOYES

‘Funny and furious and strangely uplifting. Grace is a bitter and beguiling anti-hero with a keen eye for social analysis – even in her most grisly deeds, you never stop rooting for her’ PANDORA SYKES

‘Addictive… Grace Bernard is one of the most intriguing and bewitching protagonists I've read in years’ EMMA GANNON

‘A funny, compulsive read about family dysfuction and the media’s obsession with murder’ SUNDAY TIMES STYLE

‘You’ll be gripped… Grace’s emotional detachment throughout will give you chills’ Rated 5 stars by COSMOPOLITAN


‘Hilarious and dark’ ELLE

‘Ironic twists and caustic commentary on everything from liberal guilt to the consumerist con that is “selfcare” sharpen this debut novel’ OBSERVER

‘Brilliantly tongue-in-cheek stuff from the Vogue columnist’ IRISH INDEPENDENT

‘Witty, waspish satire of a murderer with no regrets’ GRAZIA

‘Original, funny, unique and such a refreshing read’ PRIMA

‘A deliciously dark debut novel’ RED

‘One very entertaining read’ WOMAN’S WAY

Other editions of this book

ISBN: 9780008365943
Publication date: 14/04/2022
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780008365936
Publication date: 22/07/2021
Format: Audiobook

ISBN: 9780008439408
Publication date: 22/07/2021
Format: Paperback

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