The Anniversary (Hardback)
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The Anniversary (Hardback)

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Hardback 384 Pages / Published: 05/08/2021
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THE TWISTY NEW THRILLER FROM THE #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF FRIEND REQUEST

'Laura Marshall is queen of the irresistible premise' ERIN KELLY, author of HE SAID/SHE SAID

Eleven murders. Twenty-five years ago.

Are some truths better left buried?

On 15th June 1994, Travis Green - husband, father, upstanding citizen - walked through the streets of Hartstead and killed eleven of his neighbours. The final victim was four-year-old Cassie Colman's father.

As the twenty-five year anniversary approaches, Cassie would rather forget the past - even as her mother struggles to remember it at all. Then something hidden in her mother's possessions suggests those eleven murders were not what everyone believes.

Once Cassie suspects she's been lied to about the most important event of her life, she can't stop digging up the past.

But someone will do anything to keep it buried . . .
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'Compulsively readable. Laura Marshall's best yet' CHRIS WHITAKER, author of WE BEGIN AT THE END

'I was genuinely unable to put it down' KAREN HAMILTON, author of THE PERFECT GIRLFRIEND

'A tense, twisty one-sitting read' TAMMY COHEN, author of THE WEDDING PARTY

'Fascinating' SUNDAY TIMES

'A poignant and unsettling page-turner' SUN

'A brilliant, twisty thriller you'll want to race through' FABULOUS MAGAZINE

'The perfect compulsive summer read' FIONA CUMMINS, author of WHEN I WAS TEN

'Sensitive, intelligent and hugely entertaining' CAZ FREAR, author of SWEET LITTLE LIES

'Clever, pacey and compelling. A cracking thriller' EMMA CURTIS, author of INVITE ME IN

'Utterly gripping' WOMAN'S OWN

'Grabs hold of the reader and digs in its nails' NIKKI SMITH, author of ALL IN HER HEAD

'The twist at the end is delicious' AMANDA REYNOLDS, author of CLOSE TO ME

'A twisting tale that stuns you' RACHEL EDWARDS, author of DARLING

'Gripping, tense and addictive' OLIVIA KIERNAN, author of PLAY DEAD FOR ME

'A knock-out hook, full of twists and turns' NEIL LANCASTER, author of DEAD MAN'S GRAVE

'A stand-out concept and beautifully-drawn characters' PHOEBE LOCKE, author of THE JULY GIRLS

'A white-knuckle ride' RACHAEL BLOK, author of UNDER THE ICE

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9780751575033
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 640 g
Dimensions: 236 x 162 x 42 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Praise for The Anniversary * - *
Queen of the irresistible premise, Laura Marshall returns with a book to keep you guessing and pull at your heartstrings -- Erin Kelly
Chilling, moving, compulsively readable. The Anniversary is Laura Marshall's best yet -- Chris Whitaker
Fascinating * Sunday Times *
A poignant and unsettling page-turner * Sun *
I kept thinking 'just one more page' and was genuinely unable to put it down. Expertly written and plotted -- Karen Hamilton
A tense, twisty one-sitting read -- Tammy Cohen
A brilliant, twisty thriller you'll want to race through * Fabulous Magazine *
The perfect compulsive summer read -- Fiona Cummins
Clever, pacey and compelling. A cracking thriller that also examines the relationship between mothers and daughters with honesty and compassion -- Emma Curtis
Laura Marshall's unsettling psychological thriller is utterly gripping * Woman's Own *
A storming return by one of my favourite thriller writers and could well be her best. Turning the whodunnit on its head to focus on the "why", Marshall crafts a chilling and emotionally complex read . . . Sensitive, intelligent, and hugely entertaining -- Caz Frear
I love Laura Marshall's books and this is my favourite. The twist at the end is delicious! -- Amanda Reynolds
The type of book that'll make the hairs on your arms stand up, as you delve further into the twists and turns * Belfast Telegraph *
Grabs hold of the reader and digs in its nails from the chilling first chapter, not letting go for the rest of the novel -- Nikki Smith
A twisting tale that stuns you, written with real heart. A wonderful read -- Rachel Edwards
A gripping, tense and addictive psychological thriller . . . I wasn't able to put it down -- Olivia Kiernan
A knockout hook, full of twists and turns. Expertly crafted and it kept me guessing right until the very end. Highly Recommended -- Neil Lancaster
Everything I love in a thriller: a stand-out concept and beautifully drawn characters. Clever, emotionally astute - and totally gripping -- Phoebe Locke
This book! A poignant exploration of family dynamics and a white-knuckle ride. Full of truth, it feels very real. You'll not put it down -- Rachael Blok
Delivers suspense and tension at great pace . . . there is a deliciously shocking final twist. This is superior 'domestic noir' * Crime Shots *
Praise for Laura Marshall * - *
Supremely gripping with an excellent twist -- Marian Keyes
Intriguing and compulsive . . . I raced to the end -- Louise Candlish
A read-it-in-one-sitting thriller . . . Twisty and gripping but always relatable -- Erin Kelly
Addictive, expertly-plotted -- T.M. Logan
The twist is genuinely unexpected * Independent *
A devour-in-one-sitting must * Heat *
Sharp, relevant and tightly plotted, with a fabulous twist * Sunday Mirror *
Brilliant, compelling -- Karen Hamilton
A slick psychological thriller with a killer hook * Red *
Superb * Sun *
Ramps up the tension page by page . . . I loved it -- Rachel Abbott

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“Uncovering the truth”

This was a fast read for me, keen to know what really happened on the day that Travis Green toured the village and shot 11 people. What was his motive? Why were these people selected? Was it random or carefully... More

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“Brilliantly addictive”

This book is brilliant. It is a seriously highly addictive, page turner! It is perfectly written, and cleverly plotted. The characters are so well written and very relatable especially the parts about being a... More

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@bookbloggerjanine

“Engaging and enjoyable read”

The Anniversary by Laura Marshall
I give this book 4.5 stars

On 15th June 1994, Travis Green walked through the streets of Hartstead and killed 11 of his neighbours. The final victim was 4 year-old Cassie... More

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