It ends with a missing child. On a warm summer’s morning, thirteen-year-old school girl Constance Lawson is reported missing. The story is told in four parts, all of which lead into each other beautifully. Goodreads reviewer ‘this tense psychological thriller grips you tight from the prologue and adds layers of tension with each page you turn…Laura Elliot has skillfully crafted an excellent novel.
Guilty: A gripping psychological thriller that will have you hooked #ad - Guilty is the first novel I have read by Laura Elliot and it will NOT be my last. His marriage is over, his family destroyed. Perfect for fans of the Girl on the Train, Gone Girl and Sarah A. With a successful career, husband and a gorgeous baby boy, Amanda’s world is complete. Denzil’s Silent Child. Read what everyone is saying about Guilty:‘Guilty was such a great book.
Six years later …Karl’s life is in ruins.
The Wife Before Me: A twisty, gripping psychological thrillerBookouture #ad - If you are looking for a psychological thriller that will get you thinking and guessing all the way through the book, this one is for you. Elena must find the person who wrote these letters if she is to save herself. A totally breathtaking page-turner about the darker side of love and what really goes on behind closed doors.
Book of the year for me! Don't miss this one. Netgalley reviewer‘laura elliot has done it again - another twisty suspenseful thriller! Keeps you on the edge of your seat with many turns and surprises. Her body is never found. Two years later, Elena Langdon meets Nicholas Madison. This book is an absolute winner.
Goodreads reviewer‘built up in intensity with brilliantly described scenes that left me racing through the book to find out how the story would finish. Netgalley reviewer ‘a gripping thriller which will have you reading way past your bedtime! I enjoyed the book and the twisting plot…An engrossing thriller I thoroughly enjoyed.
The Wife Before Me: A twisty, gripping psychological thriller #ad - Escape with a book, 5 stars‘wow! one of the best reads of the year! I was entertained throughout the entire book. Excellent writing - i truly loved this book! A definite MUST READ! NetGalley Reviewer. It will bring you on a rollercoaster of emotions and right up to the end you can't call it. Netgalley reviewer‘this was a nail-biting, gripping, too-close-for comfort compelling read that I could not put down.
The Betrayal: A gripping novel of psychological suspenseBookouture #ad - It is an ending that you won't see coming in a million years. Kelly's book CornerA perfect divorce. Now, years later, their children have all flown the nest and the pact they made as teenagers – to give one another the freedom to pursue their own dreams – has resurfaced. But freedom comes at a price …while nadine and Jake begin to untangle their lives from one another, Jake embarks on a passionate affair with a beautiful woman, Karin Moylan.
A new flame. I was astounded at how the book ended! Not many books make me say wow at the end, but this one has me repeating it. A psychological thriller with many twists and turns…a definite page turner that once started was very difficult to put down. Cal’s blog‘i was astounded at how the book ended! Not many books make me say wow at the end, but this one has me repeating it.
The Betrayal: A gripping novel of psychological suspense #ad - But he must also ask himself how well he ever really knew Nadine. It is an ending that you won't see coming in a million years. What he doesn’t know is the dark history Karin shares with Nadine. The betrayal is utterly compelling and gripping. As lust spirals into dangerous obsession, Jake must break free from Karin.
And a deadly obsession.
Sleep Sister: A page-turning novel of psychological suspenseBookouture #ad - She left behind a terrible evil that took her innocence. From the bestselling author of the betrayal, comes a breathtakingly tense and emotional story of the fierce bond between sisters, Stolen Child and Fragile Lies, and a family destroyed by a disturbing secret. Breathtakingly emotional … I really felt for Beth, Sara and Eva and feel privileged to have read the book.
Donna’s book Blog'An absorbing, compelling family saga. Very well-written, captivating and at times very emotive …Once I started it, I couldn't stop. Relax and read book reviews‘A hard hitting story… there is a sense of justice and resolution. For the love of books‘A good tale around a dark subject.
Sleep Sister: A page-turning novel of psychological suspense #ad - Books from the comfort of my SofaNote: Previously published as ‘When the Bough Breaks. This is a new extended version. Years later with her marriage in ruins, and her future uncertain, she realizes that to move forward with her life, she must first understand her past. It is an ending that you won't see coming in a million years.
The betrayal is utterly compelling and gripping. Read what everyone is saying about laura Elliot:‘My emotions were in overdrive…absolutely gripping – one of my best reads of the year so far.
Fragile LiesBookouture #ad - He is a writer and a father. His son is lying in a coma, fighting for his life. Her name is Lorraine Cheevers. Note: previously published as ‘Deceptions. Read what everyone is saying about fragile lies‘fragile lies has a little bit of everything, love, tragedy, infidelity, lies and secrets…The characters are quite complex and I think this added a real edge to the book; they felt very well thought out and I loved how the author weaved their separate stories together.
Lorraine is desperate to start a new life for her and her daughter. Michael and lorraine are about to cross paths – damaged souls, drawn to one another. They don’t know that their lives are already connected. They don’t know the web of lies surrounding them. They are each searching for the truth. Excellent plot, interesting characters and plenty of intrigue.
Dot scribbles‘the reader is immersed into a story that tells of decades of love, deceit and frailty with a dark undertone, betrayal, all of which makes for a truly riveting read…I can promise that it is a book that will not disappoint…I for one was hooked into it and savoured the delicious twists and ending with relish and satisfaction.
Fragile Lies #ad - 5/5 book addicted housewife‘a wonderful story incredibly well told, full of secrets, lies and revenge, deception and tragedy, adultery, love and illusion, which will keep you gripped well into the early hours…’ Being Anne Reading‘Dealing with passion, and how the past has a way of creeping up on you…a really intriguing page-turner with a surprising twist.
Evening echo‘this page-turner is gripping, all the more because it presents the dilemmas of betrayal with brutal honesty. Irish independent‘this well-crafted and compelling story traces the deceits which begin unnoticed but end in the destruction of friendships and lives.
The Thorn Girl: A totally addictive and emotional psychological thrillerBookouture #ad - The question is, can she find those responsible before they silence her?A heart-stopping, intense and emotionally engrossing read that will keep you compulsively turning the pages late into the night. You will not be disappointed. Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐‘A powerful emotional rollercoaster. Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐‘this is brilliantly written, you feel as if you were in the room with her mother…a really, really wonderful book that I will be thinking about for quite a while.
Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐‘A really powerful story… handled superbly. I finished it in two days. Just when i thought I had it figured out, I was wrong. Can’t wait to read more from this author. Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐‘This book is one of my favorites of the year. If you read one book this year, make it The Thorn Girl.
The Thorn Girl: A totally addictive and emotional psychological thriller #ad - This book was previously published as In My Mother’s Name. Read what everyone is saying about The Thorn Girl:‘This is a compelling and gripping read that I didn’t want to put down. I highly recommend. Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐‘Amazing book! Kept me on the edge of my seat. I devoured this book in one sitting.
The Prodigal Sister: An emotional drama of family secretsBookouture #ad - Four sisters. Four secrets. Starting a new life in new zealand with her son Conor, and partner Kevin, she believes the secret she carries will never be revealed…Rebecca was eighteen when her parents died and she took responsibility for her younger sisters. But as the women journey together through New Zealand towards their reunion, they are forced to confront the past as the secret shared histories of the Lambert sisters are revealed.
Accompany the lambert sisters on their unforgettable journey – fans of Jojo Moyes and Liane Moriarty will be spellbound. A page-turner…has all the ingredients of a bestseller. Rte‘a gripping, multi-stranded novel… An unusual combination of fine writing, strong plotting and a huge cast of well-formed characters.
Irish examiner'An extraordinary, ambitious debut. Deirdre purcellread what everyone is saying about Laura’s novels:'This was such a compelling read that had me hooked from the very first page, I consumed this book every spare second of the day. Afternoon bookery’Entertaining and highly thought-provoking.
The Prodigal Sister: An emotional drama of family secrets #ad - Closer magazine‘a psychological thriller that will draw you in and won’t let you go until the end. 5/5 stars a novel mama‘The storyline had me hooked from the start…breathtaking. An absolute must read and I will certainly be reading more by this author. By the letter book Reviews‘A very thought-provoking read.
Stolen Child: A novel of psychological drama and suspenseBookouture #ad - When at last she welcomes her new baby daughter into her life she realises they will both be safe as long as Susanne keeps her daughter close, and confesses her lie to no one. My emotions were in overdrive…absolutely gripping – one of my best reads of the year so far. Literary lightboxit's every mother's worst nightmare…Carla Kelly wakes to find her two-day-old baby daughter's cot empty.
Isobel has been taken. Susanne dowling has kept a terrible secret following her fifth agonising miscarriage. My emotions were all over the place and even now writing this my heart is beating ten to the dozen. An absolute must read and I will certainly be reading more by this author. By the letter book Reviews ‘A very thought-provoking read.
Stolen Child: A novel of psychological drama and suspense #ad - Aj book review club‘A bittersweet tale of love and heartache. Evening echoread what everyone is saying about Laura’s novels:'A page-turner… has all the ingredients of a bestseller. Rte‘a gripping, multi-stranded novel… An unusual combination of fine writing, strong plotting and a huge cast of well-formed characters.
Irish examiner'An extraordinary, ambitious debut. Deirdre purcell'this page-turner is gripping, all the more because it presents the dilemmas of betrayal with brutal honesty. Irish independent'a well-crafted and compelling story traces the deceits which begin unnoticed but end in the destruction of friendships and lives.
The Housekeeper: A twisted psychological thrillerFurphies Press #ad - It may have been ten years since Claire last saw Hannah, but she has thought of her every day, and not in a good way. Now she's an overweight, lazy drunk with hair the color of compost and skin to match. So claire does what anyone would do in her position—she stalks her. Hannah is now Mrs. She's a stalker. She's a liar.
She's in your house. When claire sees hannah wilson at an exclusive Manhattan hair salon, it's like a knife slicing through barely healed scars. It's the life claire used to have, before Hannah came along and took it all away from her. Back then, claire was a happy teenager with porcelain skin and long, wavy blond hair.
The Housekeeper: A twisted psychological thriller #ad - Hannah carter's own home?Except that it's not just Claire who has secrets. Everyone in that house seems to have something to hide. And now, there's no way out. What readers are saying about the housekeeper:one of the best cat and mouse books I have read in a long time! Goodreads reviewer, 5 starsThis is a tense thriller … dark and bitingly funny humor that gets weaved in.
Which is why when hannah advertises for a housekeeper, Claire is confident she can apply and not be recognized. And since she has time on her hands, revenge on her mind, and a talent for acting…Because what better way to seek retribution—and redress—than from within the beautiful Mrs. Carter, living the charmed life that should have been Claire's.
Single: A totally gripping psychological thriller full of twistsBookouture #ad - There is no way you will be able to guess the ending. Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐‘Finishing Single has literally left me lost for words. Just when i thought i knew what was going on, I changed my mind, and yet again. I love this author but this book blew me away best yet from her!’ goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐‘well a great big enormous wow this was such a brilliant read, totally compulsive and everything you want in a psychological thriller !! ‘ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐‘This book kept me awake until the early hours, promising myself time and again that I would only read one more chapter until I was too far into the story to stop.
George says they’re from an obsessed ex-girlfriend, Opal, and days later Opal turns up at Darcy’s son’s football match. Slater knocked it out of the park. 5+ stars. Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐‘Another stunning novel from KL Slater. This is the kind of book you cannot put down or stop thinking about.
Single: A totally gripping psychological thriller full of twists #ad - I mean how am i supposed to review this story? It has blown my mind. I keep feeling like i’m being watched – dropping the boys off at school, choosing wine at the supermarket – but when I turn around there’s nobody there…’When single mother Darcy’s son falls from a rope bridge at a local playground, life stands still.
Slater and most certainly will not be my last. When he invites her to move into his beautiful home with its sprawling garden for her boys, Darcy doesn’t hesitate.