Exquisite (Paperback)Sarah Stovell (author)
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Bo Luxton has it all - a loving family, a beautiful home in the Lake District, and a clutch of bestselling books to her name. Enter Alice Dark, an aspiring writer who is drifting through life, with a series of dead-end jobs and a freeloading boyfriend.When they meet at a writers' retreat, the chemistry is instant, and a sinister relationship develops...
Or does it?
Breathlessly pacey, taut and terrifying, Exquisite is a startlingly original and unbalancing psychological thriller that will keep you guessing until the very last page.
'The characters are so untrustworthy you wont know what to believe, but you won't put it down till you've found out. A superb debut' Sunday Mirror
'It's a remarkable debut in the crowded psychological thriller field, written with great sureness of touch and tone' Times Crime Club
'Slickly claustrophobic, this arch story of obsessive, forbidden love taken to the extreme will have you squirming in your seat' Sarah Pinsborough
'Whip-smart, lushly written and truly page-turning ... Sarah Stovell is a thrilling talent' Holly Seddon
'A moving, gripping story ... twists keep coming till the very last page. I loved it' Erin Kelly
'Addictive, terrifying and beautifully written, Exquisite is up there with the best psychological thrillers I've ever read. Fucking awesome' Chris Whittaker
Publisher: Orenda Books
Number of pages: 320
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
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“A massive contender for psychological thriller of the year.”
Exquisite is published by Orenda Books. What that means to me is that, whether or not I love the book, the writing will always be top notch. And so it is with Exquisite – a book which more than lives up to its name.... More
“Psychological thriller set in the LAKE DISTRICT”
I took this novel to read whilst staying in The Lake District. Sitting high on the Fells, overlooking the vast panorama of richly coloured hills, I would look up from my reading, engrossed as I was, as the story... More
“Psychological thriller about problematic love”
This novel deals with two women: a 40-year old successful author, living in the Lake District with her husband and two children, enters into a mentoring and then a more personal relationship with a young troubled... More
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