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Claire McGowan


Ireland (b.1981)

aka Eva Woods

Claire McGowan grew up in a small village in Northern Ireland. After a degree in English and French from Oxford University she moved to London and worked in the charity sector. She is currently the Director of the Crime Writers’ Association.
 

Genres: Mystery
 

Novels
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Novellas
   Pride and Prejudice on Social Media (2021) (with Sarah Day)
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Non fiction
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Claire McGowan recommends
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Follow Me (2015)
(Social Media Murders, book 1)
Angela Clarke
"Pacey, gripping, and so up-to-the-minute you better read it quick!"
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The House (2017)
Simon Lelic
"Creepy and totally gripping. A real page-turner. I loved it."
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The Confession (2018)
Jo Spain
"I loved this twisty slice of domestic noir."
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Her Mother's Daughter (2018)
Alice Fitzgerald
"A very moving, authentic portrait of an Irish family."
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Guess Who? (2018)
Chris McGeorge
"An ingenious twisty mystery."
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Open Your Eyes (2018)
Paula Daly
"The UK’s answer to Liane Moriarty. Amazing."
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Friends Like These (2018)
Sarah Alderson
"Absolutely loved this... It's dark and satirical and uncomfortable reading for anyone on Instagram."
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Past Life (2019)
Dominic Nolan
"I really loved this... a twisting, heart-wrenching story with wonderfully vivid characters."
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Liberation Square (2019)
Gareth Rubin
"A brilliantly researched, shockingly plausible thriller set in an alternative Britain."
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Unfollow Me (2019)
Charlotte Duckworth
"Delves into the picture-perfect world of influencers - a brilliant read."
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Trance (2019)
(Alex Madison, book 1)
Adam Southward
"A brilliantly original idea, with a terrifying villain at its heart."
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To Keep You Safe (2019)
Kate Bradley
"I was gripped by this fast-paced thriller with a unique and fascinating character at the heart."
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We Begin at the End (2020)
Chris Whitaker
"A stunning and heartbreaking book - will keep you gripped until the last moving page."
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The Split (2020)
Sharon Bolton
"I love Sharon Bolton's book and this twisty tale takes us back to the spooky isolated landscape of the South Atlantic she writes about so well."
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A Knock at the Door (2020)
T W Ellis
"A thrilling fast-paced story, full of twists and turns."
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The Secrets of Strangers (2020)
Charity Norman
"A compelling and fresh premise leads to a tense, humane, and touching novel."
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What Lies Between Us (2020)
John Marrs
"Great premise and masterful use of twists."
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Body Language (2020)
(Cassie Raven, book 1)
A K Turner
"An immersive world with a fascinating lead, this makes for a fresh and exciting new series."
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Watch Her Fall (2021)
Erin Kelly
"An immersive, addictive thriller set in the high-stakes world of ballet, with a jolting twist you absolutely won't see coming."
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Five Strangers (2021)
E V Adamson
"It starts with a chilling act of murder and continues with twist after twist."
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The Colours of Death (2021)
Patricia Marques
"A brilliantly inventive and twisty tale."

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