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Lucy Atkins

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Lucy Atkins is an award-winning British journalist and author. Her bestselling debut, The Missing One, is a psychological suspense novel about family secrets (Quercus, 2014). She has written for newspapers such as The Guardian, The Times, The Sunday Times, The Telegraph and magazines such as RedWoman and HomePsychologies and Grazia. She has written, co-written or ghost-written six health-related books so far, consults on advertising campaigns, and produces materials for non-profit organizations and film-makers. She is married with three children and lives in Oxford, UK

Genres: Mystery
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Lucy Atkins recommends
The Cliff House (2018)
Amanda Jennings
"Immensely atmospheric, with vividly drawn characters and a set-up fraught with tension."
The Day of the Accident (2018)
Nuala Ellwood
"A twisty psychological thriller. I raced through it in one sitting!"
After the End (2019)
Clare Mackintosh
"Clare Mackintosh takes us on a heart-rending, vivid journey through one of the toughest situations a parent could face - she's Britain's answer to Jodi Picoult."
Little Disasters (2019)
Sarah Vaughan
"Vaughan explores the darker impulses of motherhood - the fear, fury and despair; the frantic juggling, loss of control and exhaustion - and of course the overwhelming love. Refreshingly assured and punchy writing that is sure to hit a nerve."
Finders, Keepers (2020)
Sabine Durrant
"A fabulous, intelligent read from the hideously unsettling first chapter onwards - Durrant really is the queen of suspense."

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