Black-Eyed Susans (Paperback)
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Black-Eyed Susans (Paperback)

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Paperback 416 Pages / Published: 10/03/2016
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Waterstones Thriller of the Month March 2016

'Creepy and compelling, Black-Eyed Susans is a shadowy and crooked journey to a very dark place indeed, a twisty fairytale that deceives you just when you think you've cracked it and a thriller to make you remember why you love thrillers. Don't miss it.' - The Observer

This is a chilling new thriller that gets into the heart and mind of the killer, and the victim...

Seventeen-year-old Tessa, dubbed a 'Black-Eyed Susan' by the media, became famous for being the only victim to survive the vicious attack of a serial killer. Her testimony helped to put a dangerous criminal behind bars - or so she thought.

Now, decades later the black-eyed susans planted outside Tessa's bedroom window seem to be a message from a killer who should be safely in prison.

Haunted by fragmented memories of the night she was attacked and terrified for her own teenage daughter's safety, can Tessa uncover the truth about the killer before it's too late?

Paper Ghosts, the new thriller from Julia Heaberlin, is available to order now.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781405921275
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 287 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'It's a terrific plot, matched by the quality of the writing and superbly paced tension' - The Times 

'About as good an example of Grip Lit as you could read' - Sunday Independent 

'We can't remember the last time a thriller burrowed under out skin like this. Sparkling characters, authentic emotion, and an unpredictable plot makes this a terrific read from start to end' - iBook

'This is a deftly organised, impeccably paced psychological suspense thriller that nods to Daphne du Maurier and, like all Heaberlin's fiction, boasts purr-inducing prose' - Sunday Times, Culture Magainze

'The assured telling of this chiller combines to create a very modern Gothic horror that will keep you up way past your bedtime' - Sunday Mirror 

'Creepy and compelling, Black-Eyed Susans is a shadowy and crooked journey to a very dark place indeed, a twisty fairytale that deceives you just when you think you've cracked it and a thriller to make you remember why you love thrillers. Don't miss it.' - Observer, Thriller of the Month 

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“Love It ! ”

A book about a girl who was kidnapped and the only surviver of the attack of a serial killer. But now Tessa must protect herself and her teenage daughter from someone she thought was caught years ago.

I really... More

Hardback edition
14th August 2015
Helpful? Upvote 47

“Honest Review of Black-Eyed Susans”

This novel is mostly centered around a 17year old girl called Tessa who has been nicknamed 'Black-Eyed Susan' due to the fact that she survived a vicious attack from a serial killer. This story has a twist... More

Hardback edition
1 similar book recommended
31st August 2015
Helpful? Upvote 41

“Tense, slow burning thriller!”

An excellent thriller, this slowly builds up the picture of what happened in 1995 and the haunting planting of flowers since. The tension keeps rising as you uncover what occurred to the girls. Running along side this... More

Hardback edition
16th February 2016
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