The Anniversary

by Laura Marshall

Thriller and Suspense Crime and Mystery Family Drama

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They thought the killer had no motive. But these murders are not what they seem . . .

On 15th June 1994, Travis Green - husband, father, upstanding citizen - walked through the streets of Hartstead and killed eleven of his neighbours. The last victim was little Cassie Colman's father.

As the twenty-five-year anniversary approaches, Cassie tries to forget the past - even as her mother struggles to remember it at all. Then something hidden in her mother's possessions suggests the murders were not what everyone believes.

Cassie can't stop herself from digging up the past. But someone will do anything to keep it buried . . .

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The Anniversary Synopsis

YOU'LL BE HOOKED BY THE FIRST PAGE, AND SHOCKED BY THE LAST . . . THE TWISTY NEW THRILLER FROM THE #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF FRIEND REQUEST

They thought the killer had no motive. But these murders are not what they seem . . . On 15th June 1994, Travis Green - husband, father, upstanding citizen - walked through the streets of Hartstead and killed eleven of his neighbours. The last victim was little Cassie Colman's father. As the twenty-five-year anniversary approaches, Cassie tries to forget the past - even as her mother struggles to remember it at all. Then something hidden in her mother's possessions suggests the murders were not what everyone believes. Cassie can't stop herself from digging up the past. But someone will do anything to keep it buried . . . 

About This Edition

ISBN: 9780751575057
Publication date: 3rd March 2022
Author: Laura Marshall
Publisher: Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 384 pages
Primary Genre Thriller and Suspense
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Laura Marshall Press Reviews

Praise for The Anniversary:

Queen of the irresistible premise, Laura Marshall returns with a book to keep you guessing and pull at your heartstrings -- Erin Kelly Chilling, moving, compulsively readable. The Anniversary is Laura Marshall's best yet -- Chris Whitaker Fascinating - Sunday Times

A poignant and unsettling page-turner - Sun

I kept thinking 'just one more page' and was genuinely unable to put it down. Expertly written and plotted -- Karen Hamilton A tense, twisty one-sitting read -- Tammy Cohen A brilliant, twisty thriller you'll want to race through - Fabulous Magazine

The perfect compulsive summer read -- Fiona Cummins Clever, pacey and compelling. A cracking thriller that also examines the relationship between mothers and daughters with honesty and compassion -- Emma Curtis Laura Marshall's unsettling psychological thriller is utterly gripping - Woman's Own

A storming return by one of my favourite thriller writers and could well be her best. Turning the whodunnit on its head to focus on the why , Marshall crafts a chilling and emotionally complex read . . . Sensitive, intelligent, and hugely entertaining - Caz Frear

I love Laura Marshall's books and this is my favourite. The twist at the end is delicious! - Amanda Reynolds

Fast-paced, intriguing, and with plenty of twists and turns - Irish Examiner

The type of book that'll make the hairs on your arms stand up, as you delve further into the twists and turns - Belfast Telegraph

Grabs hold of the reader and digs in its nails from the chilling first chapter, not letting go for the rest of the novel - Nikki Smith

A twisting tale that stuns you, written with real heart. A wonderful read - Rachel Edwards

A gripping, tense and addictive psychological thriller . . . I wasn't able to put it down - Olivia Kiernan

A knockout hook, full of twists and turns. Expertly crafted and it kept me guessing right until the very end. Highly Recommended - Neil Lancaster

Everything I love in a thriller: a stand-out concept and beautifully drawn characters. Clever, emotionally astute - and totally gripping - Phoebe Locke

This book! A poignant exploration of family dynamics and a white-knuckle ride. Full of truth, it feels very real. You'll not put it down - Rachael Blok

Delivers suspense and tension at great pace . . . there is a deliciously shocking final twist. This is superior 'domestic noir' - Crime Shots

Praise for Laura Marshall

Supremely gripping with an excellent twist -- Marian Keyes Intriguing and compulsive . . . I raced to the end -- Louise Candlish A read-it-in-one-sitting thriller . . . Twisty and gripping but always relatable -- Erin Kelly Addictive, expertly-plotted -- T.M. Logan The twist is genuinely unexpected - Independent

A devour-in-one-sitting must - Heat

Sharp, relevant and tightly plotted, with a fabulous twist - Sunday Mirror

Brilliant, compelling -- Karen Hamilton A slick psychological thriller with a killer hook - Red

Superb - Sun

Ramps up the tension page by page . . . I loved it - Rachel Abbott 

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About Laura Marshall

Laura Marshall is the Sunday Times top ten and Kindle No. 1 bestselling author of three psychological thrillers. Her first two novels, FRIEND REQUEST and THREE LITTLE LIES, have sold over half a million copies in the UK and been translated into twenty-five languages. Her third novel THE ANNIVERSARY will be released on 5th August 2021. Laura grew up in Wiltshire and studied English at the University of Sussex. She lives with her family in Kent.

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