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Lock Me In

(2019)
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‘Intricately plotted, beautifully written…with great pace, truly sympathetic characters, and a great twist at the end’ Harriet Tyce, author of Blood Orange

Shortlisted for the CWA Debut Dagger award

Whatever you do, don’t open the door…

 
By day, Ellie Power has a normal life. She has a stable home, a loving boyfriend, a future.
 
But at night, she suffers from a sleep disorder. She becomes angry, unpredictable, violent. Her mother locks Ellie in her bedroom every night, to keep them both safe.
 
Then one morning, Ellie wakes up, horrified to find the lock on her bedroom door smashed from the inside. She is covered in injuries, unable to remember anything about the night before.
 
And her boyfriend Matt is nowhere to be found…

Praise for Lock Me In

‘This ambitious and wide-reaching novel had me hooked from the very first page’ S. E. Lynes, author of The Women

‘One of the best debuts I have ever read’ Clare Empson, author of Him

'A flawlessly written, jaw-dropping, chilling and twisty psychological thriller' Sam Carrington, author of Saving Sophie

‘A disturbing psychological thriller’ Rachel Sargeant, author of The Perfect Neighbours

‘A five star, unputdownable thriller that had me gripped from the very first page. Both chilling and heart-wrenching, I read it in one sitting!’ Caz Finlay, author of The Boss

‘The characters are fresh, the dialogue sharp’ G. D. Abson, author of Motherland

‘A stunning debut. Gripping, compelling and skilfully crafted’ N J Crosskey, author of Poster Boy

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"The characters are fresh, the dialogue sharp." - G D Abson

"A flawlessly written, jaw-dropping, chilling and twisty psychological thriller." - Sam Carrington

"A stunning debut. Gripping, compelling and skilfully crafted." - NJ Crosskey

"One of the best debuts I have ever read." - Clare Empson

"A five star, unputdownable thriller that had me gripped from the very first page. Both chilling and heart-wrenching, I read it in one sitting!" - Caz Finlay

"This ambitious and wide-reaching novel had me hooked from the very first page." - S E Lynes

"A disturbing psychological thriller." - Rachel Sargeant

"Intricately plotted, beautifully written…with great pace, truly sympathetic characters, and a great twist at the end." - Harriet Tyce


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Paperback Editions

December 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Lock Me In: An absolutely gripping new psychological crime thriller with an ending you won't see coming!
Author(s): Kate Simants
ISBN: 0-00-835330-1 / 978-0-00-835330-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: One More Chapter
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

December 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Lock Me In
Author(s): Kate Simants
Publisher: One More Chapter
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December 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Lock Me In
Author(s): Kate Simants
Publisher: One More Chapter
Availability: Amazon AU   


December 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Lock Me In
Author(s): Kate Simants
Publisher: One More Chapter
Availability: Amazon CA   


December 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Lock Me In
Author(s): Kate Simants
Publisher: One More Chapter
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

October 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Lock Me In: An absolutely gripping new psychological crime thriller with an ending you won't see coming!
Author(s): Kate Simants
Publisher: One More Chapter
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU