Shari Lapena worked as a lawyer and as an English teacher before writing fiction. Her debut thriller, The Couple Next Door, was a global bestseller, the bestselling fiction title in the UK in 2017 and has been optioned for television. Her second thriller, A Stranger in the House and third, An Unwanted Guest, were both Sunday Times and New York Times bestsellers. Her fourth thriller is out in 2019.
"Meticulously crafted and razor-sharp. The Couple Next Door lingers
long after you turn the final page" * Harlan Coben *
"`A twisty, utterly riveting tale that will send readers on a wild rollercoaster ride of emotions. Shocking revelations kept me turning the pages like a madwoman'" * Tess Gerritsen *
"'I thought the read-it-in-one-sitting thing was a cliche. Not any more'" * Linwood Barclay *
"`2016's most talked-about new thriller'" * Stylist *
"`Real men read women writers - because of books like this. Trust me'" * Lee Child *