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What She Left Behind

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781529421811

Price: £9.99

ON SALE: 1st September 2022

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Thriller / Suspense

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He gave her everything. But can she trust him?

‘Tense, creepy and utterly chilling’ Charlotte Duckworth

‘I devoured it in a single sitting’ Charlotte Philby

‘Sly, tense and heartbreaking’ L V Matthews

‘Unputdownable’ Harriet Walker

Lauren can’t wait to leave London for a fresh start in the countryside with her new partner Paul and his two young children.

She never thought she’d be so lucky. A dream glass house in the woods, a ready-made family, a second chance. But as dark rumours swirl about their new home, Lauren begins to question their happily-ever-after. When they met, she was at her most vulnerable. She would trust Paul with her life. But should she?


‘Gripping, tense and chilling’ 5* reader review

‘Heart-pounding’ 5* reader review

‘Couldn’t put it down’ 5* reader review

‘A really brilliant thriller’ 5* reader review

‘Oh my god, this book blew me away!’ 5* reader review

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I raced through this compelling novel in just two days. Tense, creepy and utterly chilling. What She Left Behind is easily the best thriller I've read this year. It's a proper page turner. So creepy and clever
Charlotte Duckworth
What She Left Behind is a masterpiece in the suspense thriller genre. Sly, tense, and heartbreaking in equal measure. I absolutely loved it
L V Matthews
Set against the backdrop of a 'normal' life, this story simmers with foreboding and menace. The build-up to the ending is perfectly paced and executed. A highly recommended read for lovers of dark domestic noir thrillers. 5 stars from me
J. A. Corrigan
Dark and menacing, What She Left Behind is a pacy, accomplished thriller that kept me reading on as the tension built with every page, until I had devoured it in a single sitting - never guessing the final twist
Charlotte Philby
What She Left Behind is the perfect domestic thriller, truly gripping and shimmering with a dark undertone. My heart was in my mouth as I raced to the end. Mind-blowing and utterly compelling
Vikki Patis
A claustrophobic and very clever domestic noir thriller with a great sense of setting, believable characters and an excellent twist - I raced through this
Catherine Cooper
What a clever, involving and suspenseful novel about how vulnerability and self-doubt can be exploited so deeply. Emily Freud has written scenes which gave me goosebumps . . . Not to be missed
Jane Lythell
A deliciously dark and claustrophobic page-turner with a heartbreaking twist
Sophie Flynn
One of the best twists I've read in years. You won't want to miss this clever, addictive novel from Emily Freud
Sarah Lawton
Loved this dark, pacey and gripping [novel] with a twist that knocked me sideways. A killer thriller!
Kate Maxwell
Emily Freud's What She Left Behind is a twisting evocative story which I devoured in just a few sittings. Brilliantly written and with a chilling isolated setting - I loved it!
Lia Middleton
Unsettling and unputdownable - I whizzed through this
Harriet Walker
What She Left Behind is an atmospheric and creepy thriller with a jaw-dropping ending. The twists and turns will have you hooked
Miranda Smith