The Wicked Girls (Paperback)Alex Marwood (author)
The word-of-mouth bestselling debut from multi-award-winning bestseller Alex Marwood
That's us. We're the girls who killed Chloe. We are the devil now.
One fateful summer morning in 1986, two eleven-year-old girls meet for the first time and by the end of the day are charged with murder.
Twenty-five years later, journalist Kirsty Lindsay is reporting on a series of sickening attacks on young female tourists in a seaside town when her investigation leads her to interview funfair cleaner Amber Gordon. For Kirsty and Amber, it's the first time they've seen each other since that dark day when they were just children. But with new lives - and families - to protect, will they really be able to keep their wicked secret hidden?
An absolutely gripping, ripped-from-the-headlines psychological thriller perfect for fans of The Suspect by Fiona Barton and The Rumour by Lesley Kara
'[I] devoured every page . . . cleverly plotted and pacy, with all the storylines thundering towards a final, gripping conclusion. I loved it' Elizabeth Haynes
Praise for Alex Marwood:
'So good I wish I'd written it myself'
'Without a doubt, she is one of crime fiction's brightest stars. Not to be missed'
'Alex Marwood has become one of my must-read crime writers'
'Scary as hell'
'I cancel all engagements for a new novel from Alex Marwood'
'Crime writing at its best'
'I can't wait to see what Alex Marwood comes up with next'
Don't miss the shocking new novel from Alex Marwood - THE POISON GARDEN is out now
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 254 g
Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 25 mm
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“An enjoyable but disturbing read...”
Marwood has constructed a crime thriller with obvious allusions to the lives of other well documented child murders with the perpetrators being children themselves and how they assimilate back into society on release.... More
This book is okay, not great, just okay. The plot is rather predictable, which doesn't make for a page turner as you've already worked out what's going to happen. The characters feel... More
“very good read”
slow start up to page 90. I wasnt really sure while reading up to page 90 what all the good reviews were going on about. Then from page 90 i just cant stop reading it. The story really starts and it so good i cant put... More
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