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Claire Douglas has worked as a journalist for fifteen years, writing features for women's magazines and newspapers, but she's dreamed of being a novelist since the age of seven. She finally got her wish after winning the Marie Claire Debut Novel Award for her first book, The Sisters, which became a bestseller. Local Girl Missing is her second novel. She lives in Bath with her husband and two children.

Genres: Mystery
Claire Douglas recommends
The Watcher (2016)
Ross Armstrong
"A dark, unsettling page turner."
Everything But the Truth (2017)
Gillian McAllister
"A beautifully written domestic noir full of secrets and lies."
The Choice (2017)
Samantha King
"Wow, what a debut! A beautifully written, chilling psychological thriller. Taunt, tense and very clever with twists I didn't see coming. I absolutely loved it."
Hush Little Baby (2017)
Joanna Barnard
"Beautifully written, clever and compelling with characters that leapt off the page. It kept me guessing all the way through ... and I never expected that ending! Excellent."
The Vanishing of Audrey Wilde (2017)
Eve Chase
"Infused with tension and suspicion as lies are uncovered, I was gripped by the dark mystery that surrounds Audrey's disappearance and desperate to know who might be responsible. This is one novel I won't be able to stop thinking about for a very long time. I really loved it."
The Maid's Room (2017)
Fiona Mitchell
"A beautifully written debut that's both moving and humorous with characters I truly cared about. I loved everything about it!"
Dark Pines (2017)
(Tuva Moodyson Mystery, book 1)
Will Dean
"A brilliant, gripping read! Beautifully written and atmospheric. Highly recommended."
Anatomy of a Scandal (2018)
Sarah Vaughan
"I was hooked right from the start. So beautifully written, clever and compelling. I was gripped right up to the final page."
The Chalk Man (2018)
C J Tudor
"What an amazing debut! Such an ingenious, original idea. I was engrossed from the very first page. I loved how the 1986 and present day storylines weaved so skilfully together to create that unforgettable and unexpected ending. Compelling, taut and so very, very chilling. This book will haunt you!"
Exhibit Alexandra (2018)
Natasha Bell
"An intelligent, taut thriller which was beautifully written and compelling. I loved how the author played with the whole theme of life imitating art. Full of twists and turns I couldn't put it down. I thought the ending was perfect!"
Beautiful Liars (2018)
Isabel Ashdown
"A brilliant story of friendship and lies with a twist I never saw coming."
The Cliff House (2018)
Amanda Jennings
"A beautifully written, atmospheric and tense tale of obsession. I was gripped from the first page to the heart-stopping ending. Brilliant."
Her Name Was Rose (2018)
Claire Allan
"‘Utterly addictive! Literally couldn’t put it down all day! Compulsive, twisty, tense. And LOVED the ending."
Open Your Eyes (2018)
Paula Daly
"Kept me guessing right until the end. I devoured it."
Before Her Eyes (2018)
Jack Jordan
"A smart, claustrophobic thriller with a twist that left me reeling. I couldn't turn the pages fast enough."
The Day of the Accident (2018)
Nuala Ellwood
"Brilliantly compulsive and with one hell of a twist! I was consumed until the final heartbreaking page."
The Woman in the Dark (2019)
Vanessa Savage
"Read this brilliantly creepy thriller in one weekend because I couldn't put it down! So scary, pacy and compelling with a very clever twist. One I'm still thinking about now."
The Night Olivia Fell (2019)
Christina McDonald
"Beautifully written and moving, with characters I felt I knew, The Night Olivia Fell is a stunning debut that kept me guessing right until the final, heart-breaking twist."
Someone Is Lying (2019)
Jenny Blackhurst
"Hooked from the first page."

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