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Gilly MacMillan


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Gilly Macmillan grew up in Wiltshire, and was pleasantly surprised when her family moved to California when she was a teenager. She studied History of Art at Bristol University before doing an MA in Modern British Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art.  Her career path has included working at the Burlington Magazine, the Hayward Gallery and teaching photography at a sixth-form college in Swindon. Her favourite job was working in a café opposite Keplers bookshop in Menlo Park, CA. She currently lives in Bristol with her husband Julian and their three children.
 

Genres: Mystery
 
Series
DI Jim Clemo
   1. What She Knew (2015)
     aka Burnt Paper Sky
   2. Odd Child Out (2017)
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Novels
   The Perfect Girl (2016)
   I Know You Know (2018)
   The Nanny (2019)
   To Tell You the Truth (2020)
   The Long Weekend (2022)
   The Fall (2023)
     aka The Manor House
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Gilly MacMillan recommends
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A Lesson in Cruelty (2024)
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"Compulsive, dark and smart, A Lesson in Cruelty delivers on every level. Justice, revenge and punishment are meted out and questioned throughout this twisty, terrifying thriller with a heart."
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Nightwatching (2024)
Tracy Sierra
"Tracy Sierra is an impressive new talent. Nightwatching is riveting, by turns a chilling account of a horrifying ordeal and a whip-smart snapshot of marriage, motherhood, and the female experience in a man's world. Psychological terror at its finest."
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The Babysitter (2023)
Emma Curtis
"The Babysitter is every mother's nightmare. Emma Curtis skilfully builds layer upon layer of chilling suspense in this story of misplaced trust and damaging suspicion. A compulsive read that'll get under your skin and keep you guessing."

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Awards
Edgar Awards Best Paperback original nominee (2016) : What She Knew


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