The Killing Woods, Lucy Christopher's latest book, is releasing next week, and if you've read my early review of the title, you'll know that I was a huge fan. It's a suspenseful mystery novel with psychological elements, involving murder, loyalty and dark teen secrets. I'm thrilled to be able to share the opening chapter with you all today, as well as a special copy giveaway for UK/Ireland residents. For those of you who are new to The Killing Woods, here is a little more about the book:
Publisher: Chicken House
Published: October 03, 2013
Buy: The Book Depository
Emily’s dad is accused of murdering a teenage girl. Emily is sure he is innocent, but what happened that night in the woods behind their house where she used to play as a child? Determined to find out, she seeks out Damon Hillary, the enigmatic boyfriend of the murdered girl. He also knows these woods. Maybe they could help each other. But he’s got secrets of his own about games that are played in the dark.
A new psychological thriller from the award-winning and bestselling author of STOLEN and FLYAWAY.
For your chance to win a SIGNED proof copy of Lucy Christopher’s The Killing Woods, just fill in the rafflecopter form below. ONE winner will be selected at random. Competition open to UK and Ireland residents only. For full terms & conditions, please click here. Good luck!
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Goodreads | Website | Twitter | FacebookLucy Christopher was born in Wales but grew up in Australia. She obtained an undergraduate degree at Melbourne University. She moved to the UK to earn a distinction in a Creative Writing MA from Bath Spa University. The novel she wrote for this class, The Long Flight, was picked up by a publisher under a new name of FLYAWAY.
Lucy’s debut novel, STOLEN, was written as part for her PhD degree. STOLEN explores her thoughts on the Australian desert through the story about a teenage girl who is kidnapped and taken there.When she is not writing, Lucy spends her time daydreaming, emailing friends and horseback riding a mare named Topaz as well as helping to run a kid’s wildlife group at Newport Wetlands.
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