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    The Darkest Secret

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    Your Heart Is A Muscle The Size Of A Fist

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    Glass Sword

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    Deliciously Ella Every Day

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts I & II (Special Rehearsal Edition)

By J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany
The Eighth Story. Nineteen Years Later.

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, a new play by Jack Thorne.Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, a new play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. The play will receive its world premiere in London's West End on 30th July 2016.

It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn't much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and father of three school-age children.

While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.J.K. Rowling is the author of the seven Harry Potter novels, which have sold over 450 million copies and have been translated into 79 languages, and three companion books originally published for charity. She is also the author of The Casual Vacancy, a novel for adults published in 2012, and, under the pseudonym of Robert Galbraith, is the author of the Cormoran Strike crime series. J.K. Rowling is making her screen writing debut and is a producer on the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a further extension of the Wizarding World, due for release in November 2016.

Jack Thorne writes for theatre, film, television and radio. His theatre credits include Hope and Let The Right One In both directed by John Tiffany, The Solid Life of Sugarwater for the Graeae Theatre Company, Bunny for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Stacy for the Trafalgar Studios, 2nd May 1997 and When You Cure Me for the Bush. His adaptations include The Physicists for the Donmar Warehouse and Stuart: A Life Backwards for Hightide. On film his credits include War Book, A Long Way Down and The Scouting Book for Boys. For television his credits include The Last Panthers, Don't Take My Baby, This Is England, The Fades, Glue and Cast-Offs and the upcoming National Treasure. In 2012 he won BAFTAs for best series (The Fades) and best serial (This Is England '88).

John Tiffany directed Once for which he was the recipient of multiple awards both in the West End and on Broadway. As Associate Director of the Royal Court, his work includes The Twits, Hope and The Pass. He was the director of Let The Right One In for the National Theatre of Scotland, which transferred to the Royal Court, West End and St. Ann's Warehouse. His other work for the National Theatre of Scotland includes Macbeth (also Broadway), Enquirer, The Missing, Peter Pan, The House of Bernarda Alba, Transform Caithness: Hunter, Be Near Me, Nobody Will Ever Forgive Us, The Bacchae, Black Watch, for which he won the Olivier and Critics' Circle Best Director Awards, Elizabeth Gordon Quinn and Home: Glasgow. Other recent credits include The Glass Menagerie at A.R.T and on Broadway and The Ambassador at BAM. Tiffany was Associate Director of the National Theatre of Scotland from 2005 to 2012, and was a Radcliffe Fellow at Harvard University in the 2010-2011 academic year.The Eighth Story. Nineteen Years Later.

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, a new play by Jack Thorne.The Harry Potter series, published between 1997 and 2007, which have sold over 450 million copies worldwide, are distributed in more than 200 territories and translated into 79 languages, and have been turned into eight blockbuster filmsHarry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story, set nineteen years after Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows, featuring beloved characters Harry, Ron and Hermoine as adults
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Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist

By Sunil Yapa
'A literary molotov cocktail to light up the dark' Colum McCannA heart-stopping debut about protest and riot . . .

1999. Victor, homeless after a family tragedy, finds himself pounding the streets of Seattle with little meaning or purpose. He is the estranged son of the police chief of the city, and today his father is in charge of one of the largest protests in the history of Western democracy.

But in a matter of hours reality will become a nightmare. Hordes of protesters - from all sections of society - will test the patience of the city's police force, and lives will be altered forever: two armed police officers will struggle to keep calm amid the threat of violence; a protester with a murderous past will make an unforgivable mistake; and a delegate from Sri Lanka will do whatever it takes to make it through the crowd to a meeting - a meeting that could dramatically change the fate of his country. In amongst the fray, Victor and his father are heading for a collision too.

YOUR HEART IS A MUSCLE THE SIZE OF A FIST, set during the World Trade Organization protests, is a deeply charged novel showcasing a distinct and exciting new literary voice.A symphony of a novel. In the contemporary tradition of Aleksandar Hemon and Philipp Meyer, with echoes of Michael Ondaatje and Arundhati Roy, Yapa strides forward with a literary molotov cocktail to light up the dark - Colum McCann, National Book Award-winning author of Let the Great World SpinYour Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist is a stunningly orchestrated work of narrative power. This novel marshals all the vital forces of our existence - from the domestic to the political - and offers them to the reader with equal doses of compassion and beauty - Dinaw Mengestu, author of All Our NamesThere is nothing to say about Sunil Yapa's debut novel that its wonderful title doesn't already promise - its heart beats and bleeds on every page, in prose so powerful it feels built of muscle and tissue and sinew and sweat. This book is delightfully, forcefully alive, and I feel more alive for having read it - Eleanor Henderson, author of Ten Thousand SaintsYour Heart is a Muscle the Size of Fist is an enthralling street-level vision of the 1999 WTO riots, a story visceral, horrifying harrowing, and often heroic. But above all, this book is a full-throated chorus of voices on all sides - protestors, cops, delegates, politicians, and ramblers - as democracy runs headlong into the machinery of global power. Sunil Yapa has achieved something special, a story thatSunil Yapa holds an MFA from Hunter College. The son of a Sri Lankan father and a mother from Montana, USA, Yapa has lived in many places around the world, including Argentina, China and India, as well as London, Montreal and New York City. Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist is his first book.'A literary molotov cocktail to light up the dark' Colum McCannAn exciting new literary voice speaking of anti-establishment issues, and emotionally engaging and unforgettable relationships, for fans of Zadie Smith, Mohsin Hamid and Dave Eggers.Sunil Yapa is a well-connected new voice. He completed an MFA and was taught by Peter Carey, Claire Messud, Nathan Englander and Colum McCann. He was also research assistant to Zadie Smith and Ben Marcus.Publishing in conjunction with Little, Brown US who acquired this as a lead title. Expect lots of press coverage, reviews, interviews and general momentum from America - simultaneous, coordinated publication, sharing marketing material and information.

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The Darkest Secret

By Alex Marwood
The new novel from the Edgar-Award winning author of The Wicked Girls and The Killer Next Door.Taut, emotive and utterly compelling, an unputdownable 'ripped from headlines' read from Alex Marwood, author of the huge word-of-mouth bestseller, The Wicked Girls.

When three-year-old identical twin Coco goes missing during a family celebration, there is a media frenzy. Her parents are rich and influential, as are the friends they were with at their holiday home by the sea.

But what really happened to Coco during her father's 50th birthday weekend?

Set across two weekends - the first when Coco goes missing and the second, at the funeral of Coco's father, where at last, the darkest of secrets will be revealed...Alex Marwood is the pseudonym of a journalist who has worked extensively across the British press. She is the author of the word-of-mouth sensation The Wicked Girls, which won a prestigious Edgar Award and The Killer Next Door, which won the coveted Macavity Award. She has also been shortlisted for numerous other crime writing awards and her first two novels have been optioned for the screen. Alex lives in south London.

The new novel from the Edgar-Award winning author of The Wicked Girls and The Killer Next Door.Stephen King named The Wicked Girls as one of the best books he read in 2013 in Entertainment Weekly, and it won Best Paperback Original at the Mystery Writers of America Edgar AwardsAlex Marwood has fantastic author support, with endorsements from Val McDermid, Elizabeth Haynes, Jojo Moyes, Lisa Jewell, Erin Kelly and Jenny Eclair alreadyPrevious title: The Killer Next Door 9780751550689
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Deliciously Ella Every Day

By Ella Woodward
Created with busy people in mind, Deliciously Ella Every Day features more than 100 easy, healthy plant-based recipes designed to fit into today's hectic lifestyles.The new book by the bestselling author of Deliciously Ella!

The Deliciously Ella way of eating isn't about following a diet, it's about enjoying delicious, natural food to help you look and feel your best. Luckily, Ella understands that nourishing your body with wholesome ingredients needs to fit in with your existing lifestyle and not feel like something difficult, which is why she has written this book - to help you make the right choice every time and start to glow from the inside out. With Deliciously Ella Every Day, her easy-to-make food will become a natural part of your life.

Ella's new book is packed with 100 more of her trademark simple yet tempting plant-based, dairy-free and gluten-free recipes. Be inspired by her quick weekday dinners, slow-cook comfort food designed to be shared, amazing colourful salads and incredible food to take with you when you're on the go. Add to these a selection of easy yet delicious breakfast options and smoothies, an array of sweet treats and a variety of soothing drinks - and this may just be Ella's best collection yet.

Featuring the top ten rules for living the Deliciously Ella way, lists to help you get organised, plus tips and tricks to help you get ahead, this is the cook book you've been waiting for to help you get your life and your health on track - with zero hassle.Ella Woodward is deliciously magnificent! Her recipes are out of this world, and her wellness philosophy is life-changing. I adore this scrumptious cookbook and am so grateful for Ella's inspiring work. - Kris Carr, New York Times bestselling author, Crazy Sexy DietThe food writer everyone's talking about. - Daily TelegraphWe've all gone crazy for Deliciously Ella ... She has become the biggest thing in healthy eating. - The TimesIf you ever need living, breathing proof of the power of food to transform lives, Ella Woodward is your girl ... In a fad diet-obsessed age, it's Woodward's balanced, holistic approach to food that's so refreshing. - Radio TimesA food blogging sensation and an inspiration. - BBC Radio 2 - Steve WrightHer blog has become cult reading for anyone looking for simple and delicious food that's healthy and not preachy. - Grazia DailyElla is an example of a blogger who is going stellar. - The TimesThe Queen of clean eating. - Red magazineElla Woodward is the author of must-read food blog, and the number one bestselling book Deliciously Ella (January 2015), which broke records on publication as the fastest-selling debut cookbook of all time. An online sensation, Ella's blog gets between 5 and 6 million hits a month and her app, Deliciously Ella (January 2014) went to number 1 in the app Food & Drink chart on launch and has sold 80,000 copies to date (March 2015).Created with busy people in mind, Deliciously Ella Every Day features more than 100 easy, healthy plant-based recipes designed to fit into today's hectic lifestyles.This book is focused on fitting healthy eating into your life. There is still a preconception that healthy food is complicated and requires lots of hard-to-find ingredients - Ella proves this is not the case with her practical advice on shopping for, preparing and cooking simple healthy recipes for eating at home or on the goElla's social media channels are growing every day: with close to 500,000 followers on Instagram (July 2015), Ella aims to hit 1M followers by the end of the year. As her fan base grows, so does her reach

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Glass Sword

By Victoria Aveyard
For fans of THE HUNGER GAMES and DIVERGENT - the thrilling new fantasy novel from Victoria Aveyard, bestselling author of RED QUEEN.If there's one thing Mare Barrow knows, it's that she's different.

Mare's blood is Red - the colour of common folk - but her Silver ability, the power to control lightning, has turned her into a weapon that the royal court tries to control.

The crown calls her an impossibility, a fake, but as she makes her escape from the prince and friend who betrayed her, Mare uncovers something startling: she is not the only one of her kind.

Pursued by the Silver king, Mare sets out to find and recruit other Red-and-Silver fighters to join in the struggle against her oppressors.

But Mare finds herself on a deadly path, at risk of becoming exactly the kind of monster she is trying to defeat. Will she shatter under the weight of the lives that are the cost of rebellion? Or have treachery and betrayal hardened her forever?Red Queen is a clever blend of The Hunger Games, The Selection, Graceling and Divergent - STARBURST'A whirlwind of betrayal and plot twists' - SCI-FI NOWAn inventive, character-driven twist breathes new life into tired fantasy trends - KIRKUS'It's slick, it's interesting and . . . gripping' - SFXVictoria Aveyard was born and raised in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, a small town known only for the worst traffic rotary in the continental United States. She moved to Los Angeles to earn a BFA in screenwriting at the University of Southern California. She currently splits her time between the East and West coasts. As an author and screenwriter, she uses her career as an excuse to read too many books and watch too many movies.

Find out more at or follow her on Twitter @VictoriaAveyardFor fans of THE HUNGER GAMES and DIVERGENT - the thrilling new fantasy novel from Victoria Aveyard, bestselling author of RED QUEEN.The highly anticipated sequel to Victoria Aveyard's bestselling debut, RED QUEEN, sees Mare Barrow continue her quest to bring down the Silver elite in a world divided by blood.This is the second book in a YA/crossover fantasy trilogy that will appeal to the huge market that love THE HUNGER GAMES and DIVERGENT.The story was bought by Universal Pictures before the author had even finished writing it!Actor and director Elizabeth Banks is tipped to direct the film.Despite still being in her twenties, Victoria is an exciting new voice in YA fiction and an up-and-coming screenwriter in Hollywood. She is very well connected and great for PR.RED QUEEN has sold over 7500 copies in TPB and 1700 in B in Australia.Previous title: Red Queen 9781409155843


By Brandon Sanderson
Brandon Sanderson presents the third book in the Reckoners series: CALAMITY, the sequel to the New York Times bestsellers STEELHEART and FIREFIGHT.They told David it was impossible - that even the Reckoners had never killed a High Epic. Yet, Steelheart - invincible, immortal, unconquerable - is dead. And he died by David's hand.

Eliminating Steelheart was supposed to make life more simple. Instead, it only made David realize he has questions. Big ones. And there's no one in Newcago who can give him the answers he needs.

He found some of those answers in FIREFIGHT. Now, he has to decide what to do with them . . .

Calamity is about what you do to fill your heart once you have vengeance.Brandon Sanderson was born in Nebraska in 1975. Since then he has written, amongst others The Mistborn books and begun the internationally bestselling Stormlight Archive. He was also chosen by Robert Jordan's family to complete Jordan's Wheel of Time Sequence. He lives in Utah.

Visit his website at, follow him on Twitter at and like him on Facebook at Read his blogs at and Sanderson presents the third book in the Reckoners series: CALAMITY, the sequel to the New York Times bestsellers STEELHEART and FIREFIGHT.Brandon Sanderson has become one of the biggest names in fantasy, comparable to Robert Jordan or Trudi Canavan.He is credited with breathing new life into the Wheel of Time.The last book in The Reckoner's seriesPerfect for fans of The Avengers and Marvel comicsPrevious title: Firefight 9780575104358

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Find Her

By Lisa Gardner
An escaped kidnapping victim becomes an avenger of innocents. But can she escape a second time when she's targeted again? The choice is hers.I escaped.

My name is Flora Dane and I was kidnapped from a beach on spring break. I spent 472 days with my captor before I was found.

I survived.

And I've spent the last five years trying to reacquaint myself with the rhythms of my life. But everything is different. My relationships are fractured. I've had to learn how to protect myself, how to live in this dangerous new world.

I'm reckless.

I know that there are other predators out there and I'll do anything to stop them. Now I've killed a man, who I suspect may be involved in another girl's disappearance. Detective D.D. Warren doesn't trust me. She doesn't know whether I am a victim or a vigilante. Sometimes neither do I. But all she needs to know is that I can help. And that I'll put myself in danger again if I need to.

Because the only thing that's important is to FIND HER.For years Lisa Gardner has been one of the best in the thriller business, but FIND HER is something new: taut psychological suspense, an intricate mystery, emotionally devastating, ultimately empowering-a novel that should not be missedIn this strong addition to the series, Gardner retains her place on thrillerdom's top tier - BooklistGardner repeatedly ratchets up the tension - Publishers WeeklyLisa Gardner delivers an intelligent, sophisticated, psychological thriller in her latest instalment "Fear Nothing"...Gardner continues to show why she is on the short list of top thriller writers today - Suspense MagazineAstonishingly gripping, heartbreaking, and as vivid as if you're living the heroine's nightmare yourself. The perfect thrillerLisa Gardner is the New York Times and Sunday Times bestselling author. Her FBI Profiler novels include SAY GOODBYE, GONE and THE KILLING HOUR. Her Detective D.D. Warren series includes THE NEIGHBOUR, which won the International Thriller Writers' Award in 2010, CATCH ME, TOUCH & GO, FEAR NOTHING and CRASH & BURN. Lisa lives with her family in New England.An escaped kidnapping victim becomes an avenger of innocents. But can she escape a second time when she's targeted again? The choice is hers.A publishing phenomenon, Gardner is a repeat New York Times bestseller.Translated into more than twenty-five languages, Gardner is an international megastar with Top Ten status is France, Germany and ItalyHer peers have called her 'the best thriller writer working today' Steve Berry; Lee Child said 'no one owns this corner of the genre the way Lisa does'; Karin Slaugher said Lisa's 'amazing' and Tess Gerritsen 'could not tear herself away'Sophie Hannah called her last novel 'the perfect thriller'. Sensational, topical and compulsive, best-selling author Lisa Gardner returns with her most challenging novel to date.Previous title: CRASH AND BURN (9781472220226, C Fmt, 02/15)

Coffin Road

By Peter May
The master of crime brings murder back to the Outer Hebrides.A man is washed up on a deserted beach on the Hebridean Isle of Harris, barely alive and borderline hypothermic. He has no idea who he is or how he got there. The only clue to his identity is a map tracing a track called the Coffin Road. He does not know where it will lead him, but filled with dread, fear and uncertainty he knows he must follow it.

A detective crosses rough Atlantic seas to a remote rock twenty miles west of the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. With a sense of foreboding he steps ashore where three lighthouse keepers disappeared more than a century before - a mystery that remains unsolved. But now there is a new mystery - a man found bludgeoned to death on that same rock, and DS George Gunn must find out who did it and why.

A teenage girl lies in her Edinburgh bedroom, desperate to discover the truth about her father's death. Two years after the discovery of the pioneering scientist's suicide note, Karen Fleming still cannot accept that he would wilfully abandon her. And the more she discovers about the nature of his research, the more she suspects that others were behind his disappearance.

Coffin Road follows three perilous journeys towards one shocking truth - and the realisation that ignorance can kill us.He is a terrific writer doing something different.Wonderfully compelling.From the first page I knew I was in safe hands. I knew I could trust this writer.Will have the reader relishing every tendency of description and characterization. - IndependentMay's novels are strong on place and the wounds left by old relationships. - Sunday TimesPeter May is a writer I'd follow to the ends of the earth. - New York TimesExceptional. May is going from strength to strength. - Daily MailPeter May was born and raised in Scotland. He was an award-winning journalist at the age of twenty-one and a published novelist at twenty-six. When his first book was adapted as a major drama series for the BCC, he quit journalism and during the high-octane fifteen years that followed, became one of Scotland's most successful television dramatists. He created three prime-time drama series, presided over two of the highest-rated serials in his homeland as script editor and producer, and worked on more than 1,000 episodes of ratings-topping drama before deciding to leave television to return to his first love, writing novels.

He has won several literature awards in France, received the USA's Barry Award for The Blackhouse, the first in his internationally bestselling Lewis Trilogy; and in 2014 was awarded the ITV Specsavers Crime Thriller Book Club Best Read of the Year award for Entry Island. Peter now lives in South-West France with his wife, writer Janice Hally.The master of crime brings murder back to the Outer Hebrides.Spotlights the contemporary environmental debate concerning the disappearance of bees and the phenomenon of colony collapse disorder.From April 2016, Quercus will be re-issuing in print May's award-winning China thrillers.To be made available on NetGalley.Previous title: RUNAWAY (9781782062271, B Fmt, 10/15)

The Poison Artist

By Jonathan Moore
Imagine an updated Vertigo: darker, more scary but just as hypnotically seductive.Dr. Caleb Maddox is a crack San Francisco toxicologist leading a ground-breaking study of the human pain threshold based on minute analysis of chemical markers. He has also just broken up with his artist girlfriend after she discovered a shocking family secret in his past. Seeking solace, Caleb finds a dark, old-fashioned saloon called House of Shields, and is mesmerised when a beautiful woman materialises out of the shadows, dressed like a 1940s movie star. The enigmatic Emmeline shares a pouring of absinthe with him, brushes his arm and vanishes. As he pursues her through the brooding, night-time city, desperate to see her again, he simultaneously becomes entangled in a serial murder investigation that has the police stymied - men gone missing, fished out of the bay, with no clue as to how they met their end - until Caleb's analysis of the chemical markers in their bodies reveals that each one was tortured to death. Also present are some of the key components of absinthe. As Caleb finally looks forward to a night spent alone with Emmeline, part of his mind wonders if behind the seductive vision is something utterly terrifying...Jonathan Moore and his wife live in Hawaii. When he's not writing, or fixing his boat, Jonathan is an attorney. Before completing law school in New Orleans, he was an English teacher, a whitewater raft guide on the Rio Grande, a counsellor at a Texas wilderness camp for juvenile delinquents, and an investigator for a criminal defense attorney in Washington, D.C.

Find out more at and follow Jonathan on Twitter @JonMooreFictionImagine an updated Vertigo: darker, more scary but just as hypnotically seductive.The first of a series of dark, sexy psychological crime thrillers with Houdini-like plotting and a richly atmospheric San Francisco settingFor twisted plotting and psychological surprises, it deserves comparison with Dennis Lehane's Shutter IslandFeaturing a toxicologist who is sucked into a dangerously obsessive relationship while analysing corpses pulled out of San Francisco Bay, this is a crime novel with strong cross-gender appealJonathan Moore writes, literally, like a dream
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The Narrow Bed

By Sophie Hannah
Queen of psychological crime Sophie Hannah returns with a chilling new Culver Valley crime novel.Linzi Birrell and Rhian Douglas: murdered.

Angela McCabe and Josh Norbury: murdered.

A killer the police have dubbed Billy Dead Mates is killing pairs of best friends, one by one. Just before each murder, he sends his victim a small white book...

Three regional police forces are working together to identify and catch Billy. For five months, they've been failing. Then a fifth victim, scared by what she's seen and heard on the news, comes forward to seek help. Unlike Billy's first four victims, she isn't dead. Yet.

Stand-up comedian Kim Tribbeck has one of Billy's peculiar white books. A stranger gave it to her after a gig she did a year ago. Was he Billy? Now Kim's life depends on working out why she - a woman who has no close friends because she trusts no one - should attract the attention of the Best Friends Killer... And, if Billy has her in his sights, why has he waited so long to strike?The genious of Hannah's domestic thrillers - along with the twistiest plots known to woman - is that she creates ordinary people whose psychological quirks make them as monstrous as any serial killer - GuardianNo one writes twisted, suspenseful novels quite like Sophie Hannah . . . unpredictable, unputdownable and unlike anything else you've read before - Liane Moriarty, author of THE HUSBAND'S SECRETThere is an admirable, complicated cleverness about her stories . . . Think Agatha Christie at her best but updated to a time of Twitter and online dating in both its glory and ignominy - Independent on Sunday[One] of the great unmissables of the genre - intelligent, classy and with a wonderfully gothic imagination - The TimesSophie Hannah is a bestselling crime fiction writer and poet. Her psychological thrillers - which include Little Face, Hurting Distance, Kind of Cruel, The Carrier, The Telling Error and A Game for All the Family - have received critical acclaim and have been translated into more than twenty languages. The Carrier won the Specsavers National Book Award for Crime Thriller of the Year 2013.

Sophie's books have been listed for multiple other industry awards. Little Face was longlisted for the 2007 Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award and the IMPAC Award, Hurting Distance was longlisted for the 2008 Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award, and The Other Half Lives was shortlisted for the Independent Booksellers' Book of the Year Award and a Barry Award. The Point of Rescue and The Other Half Lives have been adapted for television as Case Sensitive, starring Olivia Williams and Darren Boyd. Sophie is also the author of The Monogram Murders, the first Hercule Poirot mystery to be written and published since Agatha Christie's death and approved by her estate.

Sophie's fifth collection of poetry, Pessimism for Beginners, was the Poetry Book Society's Winter Choice in 2007 and was shortlisted for the TS Eliot Award, and in 2004 she won first pr ize in the Daphne Du Maurier Festival Short Story Competition for her psychological suspense story The Octopus Nest. Sophie's poetry is studied at GCSE, A-level and degree level across the UK.

From 1997 to 1999 she was Fellow Commoner in Creative Arts at Trinity College, Cambridge, and between 1999 and 2001 she was a fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford. She is currently a Fellow Commoner at Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge. She lives in Cambridge with her husband and two children.

Visit Sophie's website,, follow her on Twitter at, and find her on Facebook at of psychological crime Sophie Hannah returns with a chilling new Culver Valley crime novel.Sophie Hannah's critical acclaim is extraordinary - she is held in high regard by reviewers and fellow crime writers alike.Sophie appeals to reading groups as well as crime fans with her combination of challenging puzzle, psychological suspense and high-quality writing.Sophie Hannah is an unstoppable force in psychological crime, winning the Specsavers National Book Award for Crime Book of the Year 2013 with THE CARRIER and commissioned by the estate of Agatha Christie to write the first Hercule Poirot novel since Christie's death, The Monogram Murders.Previous title: A GAME FOR ALL THE FAMILY (9781444776041, C Fmt, 08/15)

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