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Alex Marwood is the pseudonym of a journalist who has worked extensively across the British press. She is the author of the word-of-mouth sensation The Wicked Girls, which won a prestigious Edgar Award and The Killer Next Door, which won the coveted Macavity Award. She has also been shortlisted for numerous other crime writing awards and her first two novels have been optioned for the screen. Alex lives in south London.
The Wicked Girls is utterly compelling. It's psychologically rich, complex and masterfully plotted. I couldn't put it down, even when I sensed it was taking me somewhere very dark indeed. I can't wait to see what Alex Marwood comes up with next - Jojo MoyesHaving read it and devoured every page, I really wish I'd written it! It was cleverly plotted and pacy, with all the storylines thundering towards a final, gripping conclusion. I loved it - Elizabeth Haynes on The Wicked GirlsThe best thriller I've read since Sister. Taut, gritty and utterly compelling - Lisa Jewell on The Wicked GirlsDark, twisty and full of good surprises and insights. Marwood has delivered a compelling debut crime novel - Daily MailA thriller that will have you compulsively flipping pages well into the small hours - Australian Women's WeeklyThis incredible story will play on your mind. Two weeks after I read it, I can't stop thinking about it. The book of the year - The Sun on The Wicked GirlsI devoured The Wicked Girls over one weekend and loved it. I held my breath during the last few chapters - Erin KellyBrilliantly taut psychological thriller. One of the best debuts of 2012 - Bella