Hodder & Stoughton
Hodder & Stoughton
Hodder & Stoughton
The stunning new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of HE SAID/SHE SAID, a gripping, shocking psychological thriller about the secrets of the past and the sins of the present.
The gripping new psychological suspense novel from the bestselling author of breakout hit HE SAID/SHE SAID
This novel was previously published as STONE MOTHERS.
Gripping, terrifying and moving back through time to reveal twists you'll never see coming, WE KNOW YOU KNOW delivers shocks and suspense from a master of thriller writing.
'Addictively scary and thrillingly audacious' Nicci French
'Captivating, cleverly constructed' Paula Hawkins
'One of the best writers in the genre. Properly chilling' Red
'I heard the swish of falling paper. I grazed my knuckles retrieving a beige folder, its grubby white ribbon loose. Looping doctor's handwriting. Addresses. Dates. Names. Photographs! I had found the patients whose notes would bring the past back to life.'
A lifetime ago, a patient escaped Nazareth mental asylum. They covered their tracks carefully. Or so they thought.
Thirty years ago, Marianne Smy committed a crime then fled from her home to leave the past behind. Or so she thought.
Now, Marianne has been forced to return. Nazareth asylum has been converted to luxury flats, but its terrible hold on her is still strong. A successful academic, a loving mother and a loyal wife, she fears her secret being revealed and her world shattering.
She is right to be scared.
'Kelly is a master' Observer
'So CLEVER ... and the writing is perfection' Marian Keyes 'Another twisty, layered, nuanced story' Ruth Ware
From the twist on the first page to the final gasp, this is a dazzling psychological thriller. - Grazia
STONE MOTHERS is a clever, nuanced psychological thriller from one of the best writers in the genre. Properly chilling, you'll be gripped. - Red
A great read... another twisty, layered, nuanced story, filled with complexity and shadows.
A gripping thriller which is impossible to put down, culminating in a heart-stopping final showdown - Daily Express
Powerful, evocative and heartbreaking. Erin Kelly's masterful prose conjures up such a strong sense of place that Nazareth Hospital becomes a character in this tangled web of secrets. The book burns with the injustice of how women were incarcerated in mental asylums simply for failing to comply with the social norms of the day
A beautifully dark, Gothic story of characters haunted by their past: poignant and tragic, full of unexpected shifts and twists, addictively scary and thrillingly audacious.
The incomparable Erin Kelly has written another captivating, cleverly constructed contemporary novel.
Crime fiction at its most ingenious and gripping - and its wisest. - Sunday Express
Erin Kelly is the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Poison Tree, The Sick Rose, The Burning Air, The Ties That Bind, He Said/She Said, Stone Mothers and Broadchurch: The Novel, inspired by the mega-hit TV series. In 2013, The Poison Tree became a major ITV drama and was a Richard & Judy Summer Read in 2011. He Said/She Said spent six weeks in the top ten in both hardback and paperback, was longlisted for the Theakston's Old Peculier crime novel of the year award, and selected for both the Simon Mayo Radio 2 and Richard & Judy Book Clubs. She has worked as a freelance journalist since 1998 and written for the Guardian, The Sunday Times, Daily Mail, New Statesman, Red, Elle, Cosmopolitan and The Pool. Born in London in 1976, she lives in north London with her husband and daughters. erinkelly.co.uk twitter.com/mserinkelly