Author(s): Lucie Whitehouse
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Those who love Girl on the Train, The Good Liar and The Widow will love this thrilling new novel from acclaimed author Lucie Whitehouse. They said it was a tragic accident. She knows better...The brilliant young painter Marianne Glass is found dead in her snow-covered garden. Rowan Winter, once her closest friend, knows it wasn't an accident. Marianne had vertigo, paralysing vertigo. She never would have gone that close to the edge...
'Keep You Close kept me up all night long. I couldn't stop reading until I reached the final, shattering pages. Skilfully constructed and beautifully realized, Keep You Close is the next must-read for fans of The Girl on the Train' Amanda Eyre Ward
It's very very tense, it's quite twisty and there are some really fantastic shockers in it ... I really really loved it ... t's an absolute must Claire Mackintosh, author of I Let You Go Keep You Close kept me up all night long. I couldn't stop reading until I reached the final, shattering pages. Skilfully constructed and beautifully realized, Keep You Close is the next must-read for fans of The Girl on the Train Amanda Eyre Ward You know a psychological thriller has done its job when you get to the last page and have an urge to instantly return to the first, to work out just how you've been so thoroughly hoodwinked. In this case it's by elegant plotting, brilliant characterisation and a truly killer twist Sunday Mirror The success of Keep You Close lies in Whitehouse's perfect level of restraint ... Masterful ... An addictive psychological thriller. There's nothing more chilling that knowing you're intentionally being kept in the dark **** Stylist, winner of 'Book Wars' Whitehouse's previous novels have been singled out by Richard and Judy, and with Keep You Close the author confirms her reputation Daily Mail This engaging and smart tale gets right inside your head and stays there. So creepy Heat Whitehouse is a superb storyteller, whose sleight of hand and sly misdirections have you leaping to all the wrong conclusions from the outset Irish Independent A tense psychological thriller Marie Claire Brilliantly written ... Amazing Sun A killer twist. A riveting, serpentine thriller that gripped me till the end Woman & Home Haunting from the very start ... You won't be able to put this down Best Fans of Gone Girl will love this tense, chilling thriller Bella An intense and tightly-worked story that makes for a dark and gripping read ***** Lectito Unlike some mystery novels, the climax isn't disappointing or too far-fetched, and the narrative is gripping and fast-paced. Whitehouse's characters are emotionally complex and endear themselves to the reader despite their flaws, and the novel explores secrets, friendship and the lengths people go to for a sense of belonging. Fans of last year's hit Girl on the Train and Gillian Flynn's celebrated Gone Girl will be hooked Big Issue A quietly menacing psychological thriller that mines the trickier bits of family and friendship Boston Globe The twist will hit you right between the eyes! Woman
Lucie Whitehouse was born in Gloucestershire in 1975, read Classics at Oxford University and now lives in Brooklyn, New York. She is the author of The House at Midnight, the TV Book Club pick The Bed I Made and Before We Met, which was a Richard & Judy Summer Book Club pick and an ITV3 Crime Thriller selection. Keep You Close is her fourth novel. @LWhitehouse5 #KeepYouClose