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Laura Marshall

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Laura Marshall grew up in Wiltshire and studied English at the University of Sussex.

In 2015 she decided it was time to fulfil a lifetimes ambition to write a novel, and enrolled on the Curtis Brown Creative three month novel writing course.

Her first novel, Friend Request, was runner-up in the Bath Novel Award 2016 and shortlisted for the Lucy Cavendish Fiction Prize 2016.

Laura lives in Kent with her husband and two children.

Genres: Mystery

   One of Us (2022)
Laura Marshall recommends
The Marsh King's Daughter (2017)
Karen Dionne
"Unlike anything else I've read. Haunting and unputdownable."
The Boy Made of Snow (2017)
Chloë Mayer
"Heartbreaking, chilling and beautifully written, THE BOY MADE OF SNOW will stay with me for a very long time."
The Perfect Girlfriend (2018)
Karen Hamilton
"Thrillingly different and totally gripping. I loved it!"
Sticks and Stones (2018)
Jo Jakeman
"A gripping story, sensitively told."
Now You See Her (2018)
Heidi Perks
"A gripping tale of friendship and deceit, where nothing is what it seems."
Him (2018)
Clare Empson
"Gripping, involving, heartbreaking ... really interesting and thought-provoking on the impact of shame and silence."
The Orchid Girls (2018)
Lesley Sanderson
"Loved this. A gripping thriller full of secrets and lies."
The Hunting Party (2018)
Lucy Foley
"I loved The Hunting Party – a gripping, eerie thriller set in a beautifully imagined remote wilderness with pitch-perfect characters."
Freefall (2019)
Jessica Barry
"Wow. I barely drew breath as I galloped through this gripping debut thriller. I loved it!"
The Woman in the Dark (2019)
Vanessa Savage
"LOVED The Woman in the Dark by Vanessa Savage. Unputdownable thriller that I devoured in a couple of sittings."
Blood for Blood (2019)
(Ziba Mackenzie, book 1)
Victoria Selman
"I raced through this gripping, dark thriller and loved the central character. Can’t wait for the next installment."
The Neighbour (2019)
Fiona Cummins
"I absolutely loved it. Dark, intriguing and gripping . . . and so beautifully written."
Little Disasters (2019)
Sarah Vaughan
"I loved it and didn’t want to put it down. So, so good on motherhood and friendship."
She Came to Stay (2020)
Eleni Kyriacou
"I absolutely loved it - a gripping, enthralling story with characters I loved (and hated!), and so atmospheric, I was completely engrossed in the world of 1950s Soho."
If I Can't Have You (2020)
Charlotte Levin
"Compulsively readable and darkly funny with pin-sharp characterization. Love love loved it."
The Imposter (2021)
Anna Wharton
"I loved The Imposter. It's twisty and gripping, and I raced through to the end. It's also thoughtful and moving, with characters who lingered in my mind long after I'd turned the last page."
Lucky (2021)
Rachel Edwards
"Unbelievably tense and twisty."
Would I Lie to You? (2021)
Aliya Ali-Afzal
"I absolutely loved it, so warm, funny, sad and brilliantly written."
I Know You (2021)
Claire McGowan
"Gripping, incredibly tense and twisty with real emotional heart."
Other Parents (2022)
Sarah Stovell
"Funny, moving, insightful and so sharp on the politics of the school gate and beyond. Couldn't put it down."

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