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Her Name Was Rose

(2018)
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The USA Today bestseller

'AMAZING. I read it in one go. I was totally hooked.' MARIAN KEYES

'Utterly addictive. Compulsive, twisty, tense.' CLAIRE DOUGLAS, author of Local Girl Missing

Her name was Rose. You watched her die. And her death has created a vacancy.

When Emily lets a stranger step out in front of her, she never imagines that split second will change her life. But after Emily watches a car plough into the young mother - killing her instantly - she finds herself unable to move on.

And then she makes a decision she can never take back.

Because Rose had everything Emily had ever dreamed of. A beautiful, loving family, a great job and a stunning home. And now Rose's husband misses his wife, and their son needs a mother. Why couldn't Emily fill that space?

But as Emily is about to discover, no one's life is perfect ... and not everything is as it seems.

'A powerful and emotional psychological thriller that will keep you guessing and leave you breathless.' C. L. TAYLOR, author of The Fear

'I devoured it in a couple of days. Claire Allan managed to maintain an unsettling sense of unease that started at the very beginning and didn't let up at all.' ELLE CROFT, author of The Guilty Wife

'A psychological thriller with a heart: taut, emotionally challenging and unlike so many thrillers, each twist and turn is here because it deserves to be and not for the sake of it.' JOHN MARRS, author of THE ONE

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"The depth of characterisation and its fast pace is what makes HER NAME WAS ROSE stand out as a thriller. It had me hooked until the end." - Elisabeth Carpenter

"I devoured it in a couple of days. Claire Allan managed to maintain an unsettling sense of unease that started at the very beginning and didn't let up at all." - Elle Croft

"‘Utterly addictive! Literally couldn’t put it down all day! Compulsive, twisty, tense. And LOVED the ending." - Claire Douglas

"A superior psychological thriller with an intriguing set-up, a flawed heroine and some great twists. Recommended!" - Mark Edwards

"SUCH a good read! It made me feel so uncomfortable, but I still kept gobbling up the pages." - Lisa Hall

"AMAZING. I read it in one go. I was totally hooked." - Marian Keyes

"Claire Allan’s transition into crime writing is seamless. Her Name was Rose brings all the emotional heft and depth of characterisation her readers would expect, but with a taut, menacing plot line. A compulsively thrilling read from start to finish." - Brian McGilloway

"I loved it.The plot is twisty and the issues being dealt with here are big scale but told beautifully through Emily. Her envy and confusion is so real as to be palpable and of course, all too relatable. Creepy and weepy." - Niki Mackay

"A psychological thriller with a heart: taut, emotionally challenging and unlike so many thrillers, each twist and turn is here because it deserves to be and not for the sake of it." - John Marrs

"Mesmerizing to the point of complete distraction. I was totally engrossed in this book." - Amanda Robson

"An intriguing and menacing page turner." - Mel Sherratt

"A powerful and emotional psychological thriller that will keep you guessing and leave you breathless." - C L Taylor


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Paperback Editions

September 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Her Name Was Rose
Author(s): Claire Allan
ISBN: 0-00-830014-3 / 978-0-00-830014-2 (UK edition)
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August 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Her Name Was Rose
Author(s): Claire Allan
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June 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Her Name Was Rose: The gripping psychological thriller you need to read this year
Author(s): Claire Allan
ISBN: 0-00-827505-X / 978-0-00-827505-1 (UK edition)
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June 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Her Name Was Rose
Author(s): Claire Allan
ISBN: 0-00-831315-6 / 978-0-00-831315-9 (UK edition)
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June 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Her Name Was Rose
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June 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Her Name Was Rose
Author(s): Claire Allan
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June 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Her Name Was Rose
Author(s): Claire Allan
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June 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Her Name Was Rose
Author(s): Claire Allan
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Kindle Editions

June 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Her Name Was Rose: The gripping psychological thriller you need to read this year
Author(s): Claire Allan
Publisher: Avon
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU