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Gillian McAllister


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Gillian McAllister graduated with an English degree in 2006 and is now a lawyer with a large law firm.

Her blog has been featured in various publications including Company magazine. You can find it at www.gillianmcallister.com

She lives in Birmingham with her boyfriend and cat.

Genres: Mystery
 
Gillian McAllister recommends
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My Husband the Stranger (2017)
Rebecca Done
"An intelligent, moving and gripping read."
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You Don't Know Me (2017)
Imran Mahmood
"A dazzling debut - authentic, funny, sad, sympathetic. I was utterly gripped. Rich in understanding of human nature, acerbic on the rights and wrongs of the justice system."
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Fierce Kingdom (2017)
Gin Phillips
"I was absolutely captivated by this book. So, so tense, but wonderfully written. The perfect book."
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From the Shadows (2017)
(Dan Grant and Jayne Brett, book 1)
Neil White
"A lively, accurate and absolutely compelling legal thriller; stand-out in both its prose and its plot. The characters are still with me, two days after finishing it. I couldn't put it down."
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The Doll House (2017)
Phoebe Morgan
"A brilliantly creepy and insightfully written debut. I tore through it."
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The Liar's Girl (2018)
Catherine Ryan Howard
"A stand-out book... Real and sympathetic characters, a flawlessly-paced plot and a genuinely original premise. I finished it at 2:00am, my heart pounding!"
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Exhibit Alexandra (2018)
Natasha Bell
"I adored Exhibit Alexandra. I thought it was a smart, original page turner which really brought something different to the thriller genre. It kept me up half the night!"
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Let Me Lie (2018)
Clare Mackintosh
"Brilliant. Tense and surprising but heartbreaking and sensitively written . . . I expect no less from Clare but she seems to get better with each novel."
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Love Will Tear Us Apart (2018)
Holly Seddon
"One of the most moving and involving books I have ever read... just perfect. I absolutely loved it."
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The Suspect (2019)
(Kate Waters, book 3)
Fiona Barton
"A fast-paced whodunnit with heart, characters I feel I know and a deliciously dark twist. Superb writing, often blackly funny, and a scene that made me cry into my pillow."
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On My Life (2019)
Angela Clarke
"I loved it. A searing take on the treatment of women in prison as well as a fast-paced and smart thriller."
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And Then She Vanishes (2019)
Claire Douglas
"Amazing. A twisty whydunnit that I finished in just two days. Smart, gripping and atmospheric, readers will love Then She Vanishes."
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The Ex Girlfriend (2019)
Nicola Moriarty
"I thought it was fresh, atmospheric, feminist and had me turning the pages into the small hours. A total treat."
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Strangers (2020)
C L Taylor
"Clever, surprising and nuanced – C.L. Taylor is at the top of her game."
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The Switch (2020)
Beth O'Leary
"I am blown away. I didn't think Beth could top The Flatshare but she has. It sparkles with wit, warmth and compassion. It deserves to be huge!"
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The Catch (2020)
T M Logan
"mart, intense, and with a humdinger of a mid-point twist. I loved it."
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Hold Your Breath (2020)
B P Walter
"A smart thriller with a difference."
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I Made a Mistake (2020)
Jane Corry
"'Corry often explores darker themes, and those living on the fringes of society and this book is no exception: gritty, real, interesting and clever. Highly recommended."
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Very Nearly Normal (2020)
Hannah Sunderland
"Very Nearly Normal is a love story with a difference: dark and at times painfully astute, uplifting and unusual."
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The Sight of You (2020)
Holly Miller
"This book stole my heart. It reminds me of how I felt when I first read The Time Traveler's Wife. Special, inventive, heartbreaking and empathetic, it's a book about whether it's better to have loved and lost, or never to have loved at all. Women's fiction at its finest."
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Dear Emmie Blue (2020)
Lia Louis
"Louis's is a bold, standout voice in the women's fiction genre."

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