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Ellery Lloyd is the pseudonym for London-based husband-and-wife writing team Collette Lyons and Paul Vlitos. Collette is a journalist and editor, the former features editor at Stylist, content director of Elle and editorial director at Soho House. She has written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and the Sunday Times as well as two travel books. Paul is the author of two previous novels, Welcome to the Working Week and Every Day is Like Sunday. He is the program director for English Literature with Creative Writing at the University of Surrey. People Like Her is their first novel.

Genres: Mystery
Ellery Lloyd recommends
Payday (2021)
Celia Walden
"Clever, compelling and chillingly plausible, Payday is a deftly plotted thriller that ratchets up the tension right until the final couldn't-see-it-coming twist."
Good Rich People (2022)
Eliza Jane Brazier
"Taut, chilling, and completely original...elegantly explores the chasm between the haves and the have-nots."
The Dictator's Wife (2022)
Freya Berry
"A fascinating exploration of absolute power, female agency and the complexities of complicity. Atmospheric, claustrophobic and so elegantly written."
It Ends At Midnight (2022)
Harriet Tyce
"Murky, twisty, and twisted - a roiling cauldron of courtroom dramas and toxic friendships, damaged relationships and vengeful spectres of bloody, long-buried secrets."
Hide and Seek (2022)
Andrea Mara
"Mara knows how to take every parent's worst nightmares and turn them into top-class page turners. She expertly ratchets up the tension in this single-sitting read, a nerve-shredder that will have you guessing right until the final unexpected twist."
Auld Acquaintance (2022)
Sofia Slater
"With razor-sharp wit, a whip-smart plot and an eerily unsettling island location - this is pretty much the perfect modern murder mystery. A proper page turner."
The Mother (2023)
T M Logan
"A true single-sitting read, The Mother is the best yet from the master of the heartbreaking, heart-pounding, head-spinning thriller."
Strange Sally Diamond (2023)
Liz Nugent
"Just like Sally herself, this book is absolutely unique. Dark, gripping, unsettling - it pulls off that rarest of feats, combining characters you truly care for with gasp-inducing twists and turns. Loved it!"
Looking Glass Sound (2023)
Catriona Ward
"Murder, magic and monsters from the deep: Ward weaves her dark magic once again in this atmospheric, horror-drenched coming-of-age tale, with twist after head-spinning twist."
Bad Summer People (2023)
Emma Rosenblum
"Packed with sun-soaked secrets, outrageous scandals and salacious gossip...Ithe caustic wit dripping from each page make this a perfect rich-people-behaving-badly beach read. Loved it!"

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