The BRAND NEW gripping psychological thriller from bestseller Amanda Reynolds, author of Close to Me - now a major TV series
by Amanda Reynolds
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Pub Date 16 Jan 2024 | Archive Date 16 Jan 2024
Every screenwriter knows the best stories come from the truth…
But the truth can be terrifying
Marnie thought she’d left behind her days of writing ‘celebrity’ tell-all memoirs, but when her big break as a screenwriter turns to dust she’s forced to take another ghost writing job.
Except this time it’s for someone who is actually famous. Or rather, infamous. Blythe Hopper. A reclusive former Hollywood star who recently murdered her screenwriter husband.
And Marnie has her own reasons for wanting to meet Blythe, not least because of an email she received from Blythe's husband, sent two days after he was shot dead.
But Marnie soon learns Blythe is not a woman to be messed with.
Dark secrets lurk at the Hoppers’ palatial London home – secrets long buried, which Marnie is determined to unearth. At any price.
Because this isn’t just about Blythe’s past.
It’s about Marnie’s too.
'In this creepy, addictive page-turner, Amanda Reynolds plays with the toxicity of fame, and has you looking over your shoulder until the very last page.' Jane Bailey
'...a clever and timely tale of ambition and revenge, with complex but compelling characters... Amanda Reynolds is such a vivid and visual writer, I am sure this will make it onto our screens.' Jo Callaghan
'A luxurious mansion falling into disrepair, a glamorous Hollywood star facing a murder charge, and an ambitious writer with secrets of her own ... the perfect set-up for a completely gripping, deliciously dark thriller.' Phoebe Locke
'I was totally hooked from the first chapter ... Amanda Reynolds really had my eyes glued to the page' netgalley reviewer
'a compelling examination of the human psyche, showcasing Reynolds’ ability to delve into the complexities of her characters' netgalley reviewer
'An entertaining story with twists and a range of unforgettable characters.' netgalley reviewer
'an engrossing novel that had me hooked until the very end.' netgalley reviewer