The Girl Next Door

By Phoebe Morgan

One little lie just became deadly…

‘Utterly absorbing, I couldn’t put this thrilling whodunnit down’ C.L. Taylor, bestselling author of Her Last Holiday

‘A compelling page-turner’ Fiona Cummins, bestselling author of Rattle

Perfect mother. Perfect wife. Jane Goodwin has spent years building her picture-perfect life in the quiet town of Ashdon.

So when the girl next door, sixteen-year-old Clare Edwards, is found murdered, Jane knows she must first protect her family.

Every marriage has a few white lies and hers is no exception. Jane’s worked hard to cover up her dark secret from all those years ago – and she’ll do anything to keep it hidden…

Praise for The Girl Next Door:

‘A compelling page-turner about the nature of suspicion, hidden secrets, and claustrophobic local communities’ Fiona Cummins, bestselling author of Rattle

‘Utterly absorbing, I couldn’t put this thrilling whodunnit down.’ C.L. Taylor, Sunday Times bestselling author of Her Last Holiday

‘A compelling plot which keeps the reader captivated until the final twist’ Jane Corry, Sunday Times bestselling author of I Looked Away

‘Gripping, manipulative and thrilling. I couldn’t put it down’ Claire Allan, bestselling author of Her Name Was Rose

‘Skilfully plotted and with a twist I never saw coming…a terrific read!’ Cass Green, bestselling author of In a Cottage in a Wood

‘Absolutely loved it. So claustrophobic and unsettling!’ Lisa Hall, bestselling author of Between You and Me

‘Domestic noir and police procedural served up in one delicious helping’ Rachel Sargeant, author of The Perfect Neighbours

‘Unsettling…I read this with a growing sense of dread’ Louise Jensen, author of The Sister

‘A beautifully written and pacy tale which crackles with twists and turns’ Amanda Jennings, author of The Haven

‘An enthralling, sharply observed thriller…impossible to put down!’ Isabel Ashdown, author of Little Sister

‘Kept me guessing until its chilling conclusion’ Lucy Clarke, author of You Let Me In

Format: Paperback
Release Date: 21 Feb 2019
Pages: 336
ISBN: 978-0-00-831484-2
PHOEBE MORGAN is an author and editor. She studied English at Leeds University after growing up in the Suffolk countryside. She has previously worked as a journalist and now edits crime and women’s fiction for a publishing house during the day, and writes her own books in the evenings. She lives in London and you can follow her on Twitter @Phoebe_A_Morgan.

Praise for Phoebe Morgan: -

”'I loved it, those twists!” - B A Paris, bestselling author of The Therapist

”'A cracking page-turner from Phoebe Morgan” - Cara Hunter, bestselling author of All the Rage

”'Another brilliant read - possibly my favourite of hers yet. Tense, twisty and gripping. I was NOT expecting that twist!” - Claire Allan, bestselling author of Her Name Was Rose

”'This had me at the title. Fast-moving. Addictive. And all too possible” - Jane Corry, bestselling author of I Looked Away

'Utterly absorbing, I couldn't put this thrilling whodunnit down' C. L. Taylor , bestselling author of Her Last Holiday -

”'Smart, suspenseful and oh so twisty” - Victoria Selman, bestselling author of Blood for Blood

”'Smart and sophisticated, with a payoff that’s well worth the wait. This is a dark, chilling thriller oozing with secrets, betrayals and twists” - John Marrs, bestselling author of The One

'Everything I love in a crime novel… Hugely enjoyable and impossible to put down until the thoroughly satisfying ending' Jane Casey, bestselling author of The Killing Kind -

‘Unsettling, insightful, evocative and poignant, Morgan’s writing is both delicate and devastating’ Helen Fields, bestselling author of Perfect Remains -

‘A brilliantly creepy and insightfully written debut. I tore through it’ Gillian McAllister, bestselling author of That Night -

‘Totally engrossing from start to finish. A clever, clever book’ Amanda Robson, bestselling author of Obsession -

‘Atmospheric, dark and haunting, I could not put this book down’ Caroline Mitchell, USA Today bestselling author -

‘Deliciously creepy, genuinely unnerving and incredibly confident’ Catherine Ryan Howard, bestselling author of Distress Signals -

‘Unnerving and spine-chilling’ Mel Sherratt, million-copy bestselling author -