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Dirty Little Secrets

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781787474307

Price: £12.99

ON SALE: 7th February 2019

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Thriller / Suspense

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In the exclusive gated community of Withered Vale, people’s lives appear as perfect as their beautifully manicured lawns. Money, success, privilege – the residents have it all. Life is good.

There’s just one problem.

Olive Collins’ dead body has been rotting inside number four for the last three months. Her neighbours say they’re shocked at the discovery but nobody thought to check on her when she vanished from sight.

The police start to ask questions and the seemingly flawless façade begins to crack. Because, when it comes to Olive’s neighbours, it seems each of them has something to hide, something to lose and everything to gain from her death.



‘Loved, loved, loved’ Caz Frear

‘Dark, funny, well-plotted, sinister’ Will Dean

‘You certainly look at your neighbours with fresh eyes after reading this’ Yours

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It's a winning combination of locked room (or in this case locked estate) mystery and incisive social commentary
Sinead Crowley, author of One Bad Turn
Spain conjures up a brilliant setting for this murder mystery, with a fantastically imagined cast of characters
Emily Koch, author of If I Die Before I Wake
Wonderfully drawn characters and more secrets and motives than you can shake a stick at. Loved, loved, loved
Caz Frear, author of Sweet Little Lies
Dirty Little Secrets has got a real touch of Murder on the Orient Express about it - a closed room mystery filled with nasty people and abundant motives. A real page-turner
Araminta Hall, author of Our Kind of Cruelty
Sensational. . . taut and claustrophobic, wickedly plotted and laced with the kind of dark humour that lifts Jo Spain to the top of my reading pile every single time
Chris Whitaker, author of Tall Oaks
Has you addicted from the very first page. I found it impossible to put down
Michelle Frances, author of The Girlfriend
Enthralling - Spain dissects her characters' secrets with razor-sharp precision
JP Delaney, author of The Girl Before
An intriguing Rubik's Cube of a book that kept me turning the pages to get to the truth. So well plotted and beautifully written. I absolutely loved it
Liz Nugent, author of Unravelling Oliver
Loved it! Fabulous characters, superbly written, twists, turns & ends with a punch
Amanda Jennings, author of The Cliff House
Dark, funny, well-plotted, sinister. Superb
Will Dean, author of Dark Pines
A book to sink into with a cast of characters you'll genuinely care about... completely memorable... a gorgeous read
Dervla McTiernan
[A] sophisticated new crime novel
Sunday Times
A fabulously entertaining whodunit, with a sly wit and a wonderful detective duo
Sunday Mirror
[An] Agatha Christie-esque and emotion-charged locked-estate mystery
Sunday Sport
This is a winner in my book
Woman’s Way, Book of the Week
She's absolutely hit her stride
Books Ireland
Irish crime fiction's current hot-ticket... busy, imaginative, cleverly structured and zippily-paced
Irish Independent
An engrossing and compelling story that will have you reading well into the night as you keep telling yourself, "just one more chapter"
My Weekly
Try if you liked Our House by Louise Candlish . . . a very intelligent whodunnit
Deliberately evocative of classic Golden Age mysteries... the novel is deliciously cynical in tone
Irish Times
Fans of Desperate Housewives will love this . . . a real page-turner
Woman's Weekly
You certainly look at your neighbours with fresh eyes after reading this