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Amanda Jennings


UK flag (b.1973)

Amanda Jennings read History of Art at Cambridge University. She has worked at the BBC as a researcher and assistant producer. Married, with three daughters, she lives in Henley.

Genres: Mystery
 
Amanda Jennings recommends
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How to Be Brave (2015)
Louise Beech
"Moving, engrossing and richly drawn, this is storytelling in its purest form...mesmerising."
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The Yellow Room (2015)
Shelan Rodger
"Compelling, evocative, sharply observed and exquisitely written."
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The Bird Tribunal (2016)
Agnes Ravatn
"Chilling, atmospheric and hauntingly beautiful..."
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A Dangerous Crossing (2017)
Rachel Rhys
"Rachel Rhys has created a sumptuous world, rich in character and description. Possessing a rare talent for observation and detail, she has perfectly drawn this pre-war passage to Australia. For a few days it was as if I was a passenger on that ship myself. I loved it."
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The Stolen Child (2017)
Sanjida Kay
"This story grips to the very last page as it explores every parent's worst nightmare... I couldn't put it down."
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This Beautiful Life (2017)
Katie Marsh
"A beautiful, warm and moving story... I hugged my family tightly when I finished it."
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The Boy Made of Snow (2017)
Chloë Mayer
"THE BOY MADE OF SNOW is an evocative and haunting story with moments of heart-breaking poignancy. This dark and compelling tale, of wartime austerity and one boy's vivid imagination and its devastating consequences, is an assured and beautifully written debut."
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The Confession (2018)
Jo Spain
"Loved it! Fabulous characters, superbly written, twists, turns & ends with a punch."
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I Did It for Us (2018)
Alison Bruce
"A wonderful standalone from Alison Bruce whose DC Gary Goodhew novels have built her a reputation as a master of her craft. I Did It For Us held me from the off. It's compelling, slickly plotted and brilliantly written."
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The Last Day (2018)
Claire Dyer
"The Last Day is an exquisitely written story of love and loss. With a poet's hand, calm clarity and true wisdom, Claire Dyer paints a picture of real people dealing with very real emotions. Turn your phone off, put a Do Not Disturb sign on the door, and curl up with this gem of a book."
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Turn a Blind Eye (2018)
(D.I. Maya Rahman, book 1)
Vicky Newham
"Vicky Newham is an exciting new voice on the crime scene. Turn a Blind Eye is an assured and beautifully crafted debut, rich with the glorious cultural diversity that typifies its East End setting. It's an addictive read, with flowing prose and a tempting array of clues to keep crime lovers glued to the pages. I loved it."
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The Woman in the Dark (2019)
Vanessa Savage
"Creepy, atmospheric, and with a tangible sense of growing unease which powers a compelling story and keeps you turning the pages. Vanessa Savage is a name to watch and I can't wait to see what she writes next!"

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