A ripped-from-the-headlines psychological thriller, perfect for fans of Minette Walters and Elizabeth Haynes. Winner of the prestigious Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original in 2014.
Alex Marwood is the pseudonym of a successful journalist who has worked extensively across the British press. Alex lives in South London and is working on her next novel.
Genuinely disturbing and emotionally unsettling, The Wicked Girls is irresistible - Val McDermidHaving 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 HaynesThe 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 MoyesThe best thriller I've read since Sister. Taut, gritty and utterly compelling - Lisa JewellDark, twisty and full of good surprises and insights. Marwood has delivered a compelling debut crime novel - Daily MailThis 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 SunI devoured The Wicked Girls over one weekend and loved it. I held my breath during the last few chapters - Erin KellyThought-provoking read - Star Magazine