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Erin Kelly

UK flag (b.1976)

Erin Kelly was born in London in 1976 and studied English at Warwick University. She has worked as a freelance journalist for ten years, specialising in women, health, sex and lifestyle.

Genres: Mystery, Urban Fantasy, Young Adult Fiction
Erin Kelly recommends
Crossbones Yard (2012)
(Alice Quentin, book 1)
Kate Rhodes
"Like Nicci French, Kate Rhodes excels at character, pace and sense of place."
Show, Don't Tell (2013)
Susanna Quinn
"A born Storyteller."
Her Husband's Lover (2017)
Julia Crouch
"Totally unputdownable - until I got to the twist that made me drop the book."
Tattletale (2017)
Sarah J Naughton
"Gripping, electrifying, heartbreaking."
Exquisite (2017)
Sarah Stovell
"A perfect literary thriller. A moving, gripping story told in beautiful prose. The twists keep coming until the very last page. I loved this book."
My Mother's Shadow (2017)
Nikola Scott
"A gripping family mystery told in lush, evocative prose."
Dark Chapter (2017)
Winnie M Li
"A must-read...Stunning."
Sweet Little Lies (2017)
(Cat Kinsella, book 1)
Caz Frear
"A blistering debut from a major new voice. I couldn't put it down. Authentic, compelling, unflinching and tender and written with real verve and assurance."
Friend Request (2017)
(Friend Request, book 1)
Laura Marshall
"A read-it-in-one-sitting thriller . . . Twisty and gripping but always relatable, FRIEND REQUEST is the ultimate it-could-happen-to-you read."
Give Me the Child (2017)
Mel McGrath
"Gripping and moving."
The Missing Girl (2017)
Jenny Quintana
"A gripping debut from a serious new talent."
The Daughter (2018)
Lucy Dawson
"Tense, twisty and all too close to home."
Our Kind of Cruelty (2018)
Araminta Hall
"A tense intelligent thriller that kept me gripped and guessing until the last page - and thinking long after that."
The House Swap (2018)
Rebecca Fleet
"‘I read The House Swap in one breathless sitting. Dark, smart, sexy, gripping, totally brilliant."
The Almost Wife (2018)
Jade Beer
"I laughed like a bridesmaid on a hen night, I cried like the mother of the bride. A book to restore your faith in love."
Take Me In (2018)
Sabine Durrant
"I opened the book after breakfast and looked up again at three, wondering where the day had gone. Sabine Durrant is a master at turning the secret anxieties everyone holds into page-turning, nail-biting drama."
Give Me Your Hand (2018)
Megan Abbott
"SO. GOOD. A tense, pitch-perfect thriller about ambition and female friendship and a forensic examination of what it takes for women to rise through male-dominated spaces."
Suicide Club (2018)
Rachel Heng
"Life-affirming . . . 'Be careful what you wish for' has never been so chilling, or so gripping."
All the Hidden Truths (2018)
(DI Helen Birch, book 1)
Claire Askew
"Gripping, heartbreaking and horrifyingly plausible. I couldn't tear myself away from this book. Claire Askew is a stunning new voice in crime fiction."
The Binding (2018)
Bridget Collins
"Pure magic. The kind of immersive storytelling that makes you forget your own name. I wish I had written it."
The Last (2019)
Hanna Jameson
"A clever, original, scarily plausible white-knuckle read."
In At the Deep End (2019)
Kate Davies
"Every woman should own a copy of this book."
Daisy Jones & The Six (2019)
Taylor Jenkins Reid
"I spent a lost weekend in this book. Daisy Jones is an instant icon."
The Body Lies (2019)
Jo Baker
"Powerful and moving, I read The Body Lies in one sitting. As a thriller, it grips and shocks: as a portrayal of the way women move through the world, and the way men see them, it has never been more timely. Absolutely stunning."
The Most Difficult Thing (2019)
Charlotte Philby
"I devoured this beautifully written, intricately wrought and unique blend of spy thriller and domestic suspense: The Most Difficult Thing is The Night Manager set in a woman’s world. The twists keep coming, right down to that chilling last line."
What You Did (2019)
Claire McGowan
"Brilliant, the last shocking page."
The Cutting Place (2020)
(Maeve Kerrigan, book 9)
Jane Casey
"A gripping, chillingly believable book."
Not My Daughter (2020)
Suzy K Quinn
"Suzy K Quinn is a born storyteller."
Heatstroke (2020)
Hazel Barkworth
"Raw, unsparing and almost unbearably tender."

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