Fiona Barton trains and works with journalists all over the world. Previously, she was a senior writer at the Daily Mail, news editor at the Daily Telegraph, and chief reporter at the Mail on Sunday, where she won Reporter of the Year at the British Press Awards. Born in Cambridge, England, she currently lives in southwest France.
Fiona Barton recommends
Fierce Kingdom (2017)
"It tore at every maternal fibre in my body. I couldn’t put it down."
"Its layers of paranoia and memories are brilliantly done to play on every parents' deepest fears."
The Darkness (2018)
(Hulda, book 1)
"I was gripped from the start of this brilliantly told story. And left wide-eyed with shock at the ending."
Our House (2018)
"I loved the wonderful hook of OUR HOUSE, which plays with our modern obsession with property - and the vulnerability that exposes. Louise Candlish is a great writer; she inhaled me into her nightmarish world where everything we think we know is ripped from under our feet."
The Rumour (2018)
"A great debut with a slyly clever premise and a rollercoaster ride to the very last sentence."
The Last Woman in the Forest (2019)
Diane Les Becquets
"I raced through this gripping tale in two sittings, only pausing to admire the stunning views of the snowy wilderness. Beautifully paced and twisty."
Someone We Know (2019)
"Shari Lapena has done it again. Someone We Know grabs you by the lapels on page one and doesn’t loosen its grip until the last sentence. Love the claustrophobic suburban neighbourhood where anything can happen behind those front doors."
The Wreckage (2020)
"A terrific debut exploring the vulnerabilities and co-dependency of damaged individuals. I loved the wonderfully subtle but insistent note of menace woven into the narrative, winding me into the colliding worlds of Ben and Alice and pushing me on to finish it. Clever and compelling!"
The Hit List (2020)
"I loved the intricate, clever plot, the tricky women and the heart-stopping moments. I am now lying down in a darkened room. Wow! Just wow."
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