Featured on The TV Book Club on More4 on 18 July 2010.
A dark tale of obsessive love and the danger a woman faces when she tries to break free. It’s compelling, emotional and builds to a gripping finale. I loved it.
Comparison: Maggie O’Farrell, Nikki Gemmell, Kate Saunders.
I haven't given up on you and I'm not going to. It's time to stop playing hard to get now. When Kate meets a dark, enigmatic man in a Soho bar, she doesn't hesitate long before going home with him. There is something undeniably attractive about Richard - and irresistibly dangerous, too. Now, after eighteen exhilarating but fraught months, Kate knows she has to finish their relationship and hopes that will be the end of it. But it is only just the beginning. Fleeing London for the wintry Isle of Wight, she is determined to ignore the flood of calls and emails from an increasingly insistent Richard. But what began as a nuisance becomes an ever more threatening game of cat and mouse.
Closing date: 03/07/2018
'Gripping, believable and unnerving'
Independent on Sunday
'Whitehouse writes marvellously in an emotionally hypersensitive, lyrical, Maggie O'Farrell sort of way'
Wendy Holden, Daily Mail
Publication date: 21/06/2010
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
|Publication date:||21st June 2010|
|Publisher:||Bloomsbury Publishing PLC|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Relationship Stories,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Lucie Whitehouse was born in Gloucestershire in 1975, read Classics at OxfordUniversity and now lives in Brooklyn, New York. She is the author of The House atMidnight, the TV Book Club pick The Bed I Made and Before We Met, which was aRichard & Judy Summer Book Club pick and an ITV3 Crime Thriller selection. Keep You Close is her fourth novel. Author photo © Jaime TurnerMore About Lucie Whitehouse