The Girl Next Door

One little lie just became deadly…

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

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

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 Sleep and Strangers

‘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 Cliff House and The Storm

‘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