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'Sensational. Gripping, haunting, and beautifully written' RICHARD OSMAN 'Haunting, powerful, with a pitch-perfect ending' THE NEW YORK TIMES 'The biggest mystery thriller since Gone Girl' ELLE 'Incendiary, beautifully written debut' Guardian 'Psychologically astute, adroitly organised, written with flair' Sunday Times 'An astonishing achievement.' JESSIE BURTON 'Gripping, beautifully written perfection.' SOPHIE HANNAH 'A masterpiece.' LOUISE O'NEILL 'Fantastic.' PAULA HAWKINS 'Girl A,' she said. 'The girl who escaped. If anyone was going to make it, it was going to be you.' Lex Gracie doesn't want to think about her family. She doesn't want to think about growing up in her parents' House of Horrors. And she doesn't want to think about her identity as Girl A: the girl who escaped. When her mother dies in prison and leaves Lex and her siblings the family home, she can't run from her past any longer. Together with her sister, Evie, Lex intends to turn the House of Horrors into a force for good. But first she must come to terms with her six siblings - and with the childhood they shared. Beautifully written and incredibly powerful, Girl A is a story of redemption, of horror, and of love. RIGHTS SOLD IN 33 TERRITORIES SOON TO BE A TV SHOW DIRECTED BY JOHAN RENCK (Chernobyl) 'Terrifyingly gripping' SUSIE STEINER 'Beautiful' ADELE PARKS 'Incredibly well written, devastating in a good way, and intriguing to the last page' LIZ NUGENT 'I was obsessed by it. As close to perfect as thrillers get' JOHN MARRS 'A gripping debut' Oprah magazine One of Marie Claire, Waterstones and Grazia's best books for 2021 A Sunday Times No.2 bestseller for w/e 6/2/21 A New York Times bestseller
|Publication date:||21st January 2021|
|Publisher:||HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Crime & mystery,|
Abigail Dean was born in Manchester, and grew up in the Peak District. She graduated from Cambridge with a Double First in English. Formerly a Waterstones bookseller, she spent five years as a lawyer in London, and took last summer off to work on her debut novel, Girl A, ahead of her thirtieth birthday. She now works as a lawyer for Google, and is currently writing her second novel.More About Abigail Dean