Here at One Book Lane we’ve been big fans of Linwood Barclay for years. So we jumped at the chance to ask him a few questions and find out what a man who writes these chilling stories is really like…
This month, we have not one, but two fantastic debut thrillers published in paperback. Both Pretty Is by Maggie Mitchell and The Daughter’s Secret by Eva Holland centre around women who are coming to grips with the aftermath of sinister crimes. So who better to sit down with Maggie and ask her some questions about Pretty Is, than fellow author Eva?
A K Benedict talks to us about how re-discovering London inspired her to write her latest novel, Jonathan Dark or the Evidence of Ghosts
13 Minutes by Sarah Pinborough is a gripping psychological thriller about people, fears, manuiplation and the power of the truth. A stunning read, it questions our relationships – and what we really know about the people closest to us . Here, Sarah talks through the process of writing the book Stephen King called ‘moving and totally involving’.
We loved R.S. Pateman’s clever debut thriller The Second Life of Amy Archer, and can’t wait to get our hands on his haunting new novel, The Prophecy of Bees. We sat down for a chat to get to know him a bit better.
Maggie Mitchell’s Pretty Is was undoubtedly one of our favourite books of 2015. It’s a dark, gripping and thoughtful debut about survival, girlhood, beauty, and whether or not you can ever escape the past. Read a taster now . . .