Harriet Tyce's picture
45 followers

Harriet Tyce


UK flag

Harriet Tyce grew up in Edinburgh and studied English at Oxford University before doing a law conversion course at City University. She practised as a criminal barrister in London for nearly a decade, and recently completed an MA in Creative Writing - Crime Fiction at the University of East Anglia.

Genres: Mystery
 
Novels
thumbthumb
 
Collections
   Farewell My Lovely (2018) (with Antony Dunford, Louise Mangos, Natalie Marlow, Nicola Monaghan, Louise Sharland, Wendy Turbin, Mark Wightman, Freya Wolfe and UEA Crime Writers)
thumb
 
Harriet Tyce recommends
thumb
The Hunting Party (2018)
Lucy Foley
"Just retribution… brilliant characterisation. And great fun!"
thumb
The Hidden Wife (2019)
Amanda Reynolds
"Tremendous. Tight plotting and strong writing carries the narrative along to a chilling conclusion."
thumb
The Most Difficult Thing (2019)
Charlotte Philby
"Compelling and complex – a compulsive read."
thumb
Lock Me In (2019)
Kate Simants
"Intricately plotted, beautifully written…with great pace, truly sympathetic characters, and a great twist at the end."
thumb
The Man on the Street (2019)
(Jimmy Mullen, book 1)
Trevor Wood
"The story races along at a cracking pace, lots of tension in the twists and turns, and Jimmy is hugely engaging and complex. It's a rare skill to develop a sympathetic character with such a chequered history for whom one so wants a happy ending. A deeply satisfying read."
thumb
Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line (2020)
Deepa Anappara
"Extraordinarily good, deeply moving and thought provoking with brilliant characterization . . . A very important book."
thumb
The Woods (2020)
Vanessa Savage
"Tense and creepy . . . brilliant."
thumb
The Temple House Vanishing (2020)
Rachel Donohue
"Atmospheric, creepy, tense and utterly absorbing - a great literary thriller set in a Catholic girls' boarding school. Loved this."
thumb
The Wreckage (2020)
Robin Morgan-Bentley
"Gripping with a great twist!"
thumb
The Eighth Girl (2020)
Maxine Mei Chung and Maxine Mei-Fung Chung
"Intricately plotted and sensitively written, The Eighth Girl draws the reader into the dark heart of London's underworld with relentless tension until the shock of the final reveal."
thumb
This Lovely City (2020)
Louise Hare
"Superb, compelling storytelling, beautifully drawn characters and atmosphere that’s deeply immersive."
thumb
All in Her Head (2020)
Nikki Smith
"All In Her Head is tense and very moving."
thumb
Cherry Slice (2020)
(Cherry PI Mystery, book 1)
Jennifer Stone
"If you’re in need of comic distraction (as we all are…) this is extremely funny."
thumb
Blurred Lines (2020)
Hannah Begbie
"Powerfully written, compulsive and timely."
thumb
The House (2020)
Imogen Robertson and Tom Watson
"A rare view from the inside of the Machiavellian machinations for power . . . Fascinating."
thumb
The Searcher (2020)
Tana French
"With a tension that mounts inexorably throughout, French creates a world whose characters stay with you long after the book is finished. I didn't want it to end."
thumb
The Push (2020)
Claire McGowan
"Huge fun with some very dark moments and brilliantly awful characters. Excellent, twisty plotting."
thumb
Girl A (2021)
Abigail Dean
"Powerful and immersive."
thumb
Shiver (2021)
Allie Reynolds
"Exhilarating. A brilliant combination of knife-sharp locked room mystery with a will they/won't storyline. So cleverly done - I felt like I was there."

Visitors to this page also looked at these authors