Alex Marwood

Alex Marwood

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Raised by wolves, Alex Marwood passed her formative years in the lands beyond the Arctic circle, developing pack skills, excellent night vision and an ability to survive on raw protein. Ideally equipped for a life on Fleet Street, she then became a journalist.

Her first novel, The Wicked Girls, was published by Sphere, in 2012, and achieved widespread acclaim and word-of-mouth bestsellerdom. In 2013 it was shortlisted for an ITW award, and included in Stephen King's Ten Best Books of the Year list. It was published by Penguin in the US in 2013, and is shortlisted for an Edgar Allen Poe award.

The Killer Next Door, described by The Sun as "nasty, compelling and original", was released as an ebook in 2013, and will come out as a paperback in Ju

Average rating: 3.52 · 8,592 ratings · 1,143 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
The Wicked Girls
3.48 of 5 stars 3.48 avg rating — 7,106 ratings — published 2008 — 22 editions
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The Killer Next Door
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 1,486 ratings — published 2013 — 12 editions
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Der Killer von nebenan: Wie...
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2015
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“But let's face it: society doesn't really care who it blames, as long as it blames someone”
Alex Marwood, The Wicked Girls

“She's had plenty of experience of job loss from the other side in her life, but had never noticed how calculated to cause offence a lot of human-resources-speak actually is.”
Alex Marwood, The Wicked Girls



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