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The Birthday Girl

(The first book in the Mallory Dawson series)
A novel by


Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Cleverly plotted, full of twists and intrigue, with an ending that is both dramatic and satisfying." - Jane Bettany

"A brilliant Christie-esque page-turner with an amazing sense of location." - Catherine Cooper

"Sharp, elegantly written, and dripping with suspense. A wonderfully crafted 'closed room' mystery that had me turning the pages at record speed." - J A Corrigan

"A taut, intelligent thriller, elegantly written with an eerie atmosphere and an addictive plot. I utterly love this sharp, clever new series!" - Victoria Dowd

"There is more than a whiff of Agatha Christie here, which made The Birthday Girl so satisfyingly compelling that I read into the small hours to finish it." - Alis Hawkins

"Atmospheric, tense, with lots of twists and turns, I couldn't put this down. With a nod to Agatha Christie, the sharp narrative builds to a nail-biting climax." - Simon McCleave

"The Birthday Girl is a satisfying contemporary page-turner with more than a whiff of Christie's Golden Age locked-room mysteries about it. Compelling reading!" - Marnie Riches

"Suspense and intrigue abound in this gripping, claustrophobic murder mystery set on a sinister Welsh island." - Roz Watkins

"A pitch-perfect start to a new thriller series." - Michael Wood

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