THE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, AND RICHARD & JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK'If you liked GONE GIRL and THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, you might want to pick up THE WIDOW by Fiona Barton. Engrossing. Suspenseful' Stephen KingWe've all seen him: the man - the monster - staring from the front page of every newspaper, accused of a terrible crime.
But what about her: the woman who grips his arm on the courtroom stairs - the wife who stands by him?
Jean Taylor's life was blissfully ordinary. Nice house, nice husband. Glen was all she'd ever wanted: her Prince Charming. Until he became that man accused, that monster on the front page. Jean was married to a man everyone thought capable of unimaginable evil.But now Glen is dead and she's alone for the first time, free to tell her story on her own terms.Jean Taylor is going to tell us what she knows.
Du Maurier's REBECCA meets WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN and GONE GIRL in this intimate tale of a terrible crime.'The ultimate psychological thriller' Lisa Gardner
Fiona Barton's tantalising new thriller, THE CHILD, is available to buy now.
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, NOW A RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK'Clever and compelling. You'll love THE CHILD' Clare Mackintosh, author of LET ME LIE'An engrossing, irresistible story about the coming to light of a long-buried secret. An absolutely fabulous read - I loved it!' Shari Lapena, author of THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR'Tense, tantalising and ultimately very satisfying . . . definitely one of the year's must-reads' Lee Child
********When a paragraph in an evening newspaper reveals a decades-old tragedy, most readers barely give it a glance. But for three strangers it's impossible to ignore.
For one woman, it's a reminder of the worst thing that ever happened to her.For another, it reveals the dangerous possibility that her darkest secret is about to be discovered.And for the third, a journalist, it's the first clue in a hunt to uncover the truth.
The Child's story will be told.********THE SUSPECT, the next unputdownable crime thriller from Fiona Barton, is available for pre-order now
WHAT IF IT WAS SOMEONE YOU KNEW?'Utterly engrossing ... I lived inside this book for two days - and I'm still thinking about it. Superb!' Shari Lapena'Intelligent, insightful and compelling. A clever, twisting whodunnit that delivers an emotional punch. I loved it. ' C L Taylor 'The police belonged to another world - the world they saw on the television or in the papers. Not theirs. 'When two eighteen-year-old girls go missing on their gap year in Thailand, their families are thrust into the international spotlight: desperate, bereft and frantic with worry. Journalist Kate Waters always does everything she can to be first to the story, first with the exclusive, first to discover the truth - and this time is no exception. But she can't help but think of her own son, who she hasn't seen in two years, since he left home to go travelling. This time it's personal. And as the case of the missing girls unfolds, they will all find that even this far away, danger can lie closer to home than you might think ... ____________________Readers are obsessed with The Suspect:***** 'Plenty of heart and emotion ... getting under your skin'***** 'Suspenseful, gripping and heart-rending'***** 'I could not put it down, and my heart was racing'____________________The new must-read thriller from the author of Sunday Times bestseller, THE WIDOW, and the Richard & Judy No. 1 bestseller, THE CHILD.