The Girl Before is the first psychological thriller from JP Delaney, a pseudonym for a writer who has previously written bestselling fiction under other names. It is being published in thirty-five countries. A film version is being brought to the screen by Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard.
An outstanding debut that is more than a match for Paula Hawkins's The Girl on the Train - Sunday TimesThis is going to be the buzziest book of 2017 . . . This year The Girl Before will be that book - InStyleI was instantly gripped and held captivated by the pace and elegant writing. I devoured it in two straight sittings - Peter JamesThe tension is built up subtly, leading to a devastating climax. A really clever thriller . . . [the film] will no doubt become the third big 'Girl' film - Daily MailDazzling - a pitch-perfect thriller - Lee ChildRiveting! One of the most compelling page-turners I've read in years. Twisty, turny, and with an ending not to be missed! - Lisa GardnerSlick, sexy, suspenseful and smart - Mail on SundayOriginal and entertaining - The Times