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Lucy Clarke

Lucy Clarke has a first class degree in English Literature, and is a passionate traveller and diarist.

She has worked as a presenter of social enterprise events and a creative writing workshop leader. Lucy is now a full-time novelist.

Lucy is married to James Cox, a professional windsurfer, and together they spend their winters travelling and their summers at their home on the south coast of England.

Genres: Mystery
New Books
April 2023

The Hike
Lucy Clarke recommends
The Missing One (2014)
Lucy Atkins
"A page-turning and suspenseful tale . . . I read it in three sittings . . . a compelling emotional mystery."
Still Mine (2016)
(Clare and Malcolm, book 1)
Amy Stuart
"From its evocative opening to its heart-pounding conclusion, Still Mine is a gripping mystery that I felt desperate to solve. Amy Stuart paints a vivid picture of the stark mountain town, Blackmore, and the cast of shadowy characters who inhabit it. A tense and absorbing read."
The Thousand Lights Hotel (2017)
Emylia Hall
"I devoured The Thousand Lights Hotel. Vividly written, I savoured every page. Set on the beautiful Italian island of Elba, Hall immerses us in the lives of Valentino, Oliviero and Kit, as they struggle to come to terms with their pasts. Tender, sun-drenched and beautifully written, it's the perfect summer read."
Mine (2018)
J L Butler
"Set in the beating heart of London, MINE is a compelling and slick page-turner that pulses with sinister tension."
The Lost Sister (2018)
Tracy Buchanan
"An intriguing mystery written with warmth and emotion. The Lost Sister is a wonderful summer read."
The Rival (2018)
Charlotte Duckworth
"Brilliant and insidious."
The Hunting Party (2018)
Lucy Foley
"Twisty, layered and compulsive. I raced through the pages in a hunt to discover the truth."
Sleep (2019)
C L Taylor
"Deeply addictive, dark and so, so twisty."
I Spy (2019)
Claire Kendal
"Tense, gripping and packed with twists. I Spy is a tightly-plotted psychological thriller that kept me reading late into the night."
The Killer Inside (2019)
Cass Green
"A compulsive, addictive read, cast with unnerving characters and a premise that packs a real emotional punch."
The Lamplighters (2021)
Emma Stonex
"Compulsive, taut, and unforgettable. The Lamplighters is that rare book which is as exquisitely written as it is page-turning. I'm already telling everyone I know to read it."
The House Guest (2021)
Charlotte Northedge
"A dark and intriguing debut that simmers with tension and unease."
That Night (2021)
Gillian McAllister
"A propulsive, compelling thriller with a killer premise that will have you asking, 'What would I do?'"
The Bay (2022)
Allie Reynolds
"A high octane, addictive summer read."
Just Got Real (2022)
Jane Fallon
"A deliciously compelling story of romance and revenge. Just Got Real is intelligent, funny, and sharply observed. Be prepared to read in one sitting!"
The Last Party (2022)
(DC Morgan, book 1)
Clare Mackintosh
"Expertly plotted and relentlessly gripping, The Last Party is a perfectly executed murder mystery. The whip-sharp and deeply likeable Ffion leads the investigation, introducing us to a cast of brilliantly realised suspects. I loved every page."
The Mother (2023)
T M Logan
"Sharply written and deeply emotive, The Mother is a gripping thriller that kept me turning the pages late into the night. This is T.M.Logan at his finest."

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