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Emma Kavanagh

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Emma Kavanagh was born and raised in South Wales. After graduating with a PhD in Psychology from Cardiff University, she spent many years working as a police and military psychologist, training firearms officers, command staff and military personnel throughout the UK and Europe. Now she is lucky enough to be able to write for a living. She lives in South Wales with her husband and young son.

Genres: Mystery
Emma Kavanagh recommends
This Little Piggy (2014)
Bea Davenport
"Gripping, devastating and utterly absorbing."
A Dangerous Crossing (2017)
Rachel Rhys
"Quite extraordinary . . . Beautiful, captivating and I desperately did not want the journey to end."
Tattletale (2017)
Sarah J Naughton
"...deliciously clever - I still haven't stopped thinking about the magnificent, twisted construction of it."
Close to Home (2017)
(DI Fawley Thriller, book 1)
Cara Hunter
"Close to Home is an utterly immersive story that pulls you into the heart of a search for a missing child. Compulsive, with an ending you will not see coming."
The Other Woman (2018)
Sandie Jones
"I read The Other Woman with my heart in my mouth. Compulsive, claustrophobic, it spoke to my deepest fears as a wife and mother, grabbing hold of me and not letting go. Definitely a must read!"
One Way (2018)
(Frank Kitteridge, book 1)
S J Morden
"One Way is what would happen if the crime and sci-fi genres got together and had a baby. Deeply immersive, chilling and atmospheric enough that you will believe yourself under a cold Martian sky. An utterly fabulous book!"
The Cliff House (2018)
Amanda Jennings
"An atmospheric and deeply satisfying treat."
Take Me In (2018)
Sabine Durrant
"Take Me In is utterly addictive. With a relentless momentum, this is a fascinating look at how cracks within relationships can turn the world on its head."
The Day of the Accident (2018)
Nuala Ellwood
"This book will take all your expectations and upend them, making you question everything you thought you knew."
Sanctuary (2019)
V V James
"Oh my god, what a fabulous book! Witches meets Big Little Lies. This one is going in my forever pile because I know I'm going to read it again. Trust me, this is properly addictive!"
The Holdout (2020)
Graham Moore
"Clever, well-written, and twistier than a can of Silly String. You absolutely need to read The Holdout! I could not put it down."

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