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Clare Chase

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Clare Chase writes character-driven mysteries set in the East of England, where she’s lived since she graduated with a degree in English Literature from London University.

Her Tara Thorpe and Ruby Fawcett mysteries are out now, and are set in the ancient university of city of Cambridge, but for her next venture – a new cosy mystery series – the action will move to coastal Suffolk. Clare loves the picturesque villages in the county, and the way they contrast with the wild North Sea and its beautiful but eerie estuaries and marshes.

The new series will publish in early 2020 and will feature Eve Mallow, who’s an obituary writer. The idea for her profession came after listening to some fascinating interviews with Margalit Fox, formerly of the Ne
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Clare Chase Hi Tineke, thanks so much for your question! I'm delighted that you've enjoyed the books so far. I'm currently writing a new series featuring obituary…moreHi Tineke, thanks so much for your question! I'm delighted that you've enjoyed the books so far. I'm currently writing a new series featuring obituary writer, Eve Mallow, but I might go back to Tara one day. I really enjoyed writing about her and Blake. As such, I wanted to tie up the main story lines that run through the first four books, but also to leave myself the option of giving them another mystery!(less)
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Murder on the Marshes (Tara...

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You Think You Know Me

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I’ve known Jenny on social media for some time now. I was familiar with her as a romance author, but last year, I was excited to see she was bringing out a thriller. The Stepsister had me reading late into the night; you can get a copy here. Jenny’s latest, Missing in Wales, is just … More Getting to know Jenny O’Brien – author of Missing in Wales @ScribblerJB Read more of this blog post »
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I loved this crime thriller. The series characters are so well drawn and multifaceted. By the end I felt I knew them like a group of friends. Meanwhile the plot had me hooked and built to an exciting final section that took me completely by surprise. ...more
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Wow – this book had me on the edge of my seat! I loved the way the author interlaced the story of Izzy Grant (who still hopes she might find her daughter, five years after she disappeared) and Gaby Darin, the detective working on her case. Both were ...more
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I love Sue Fortin’s books and have torn through both her psychological thrillers and her romantic suspense novels. The Dead Wife falls into the latter category and is full of danger, drama and sexual tension. I loved the brooding backdrop of the Lake ...more
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I bought this book just as I switched from writing standalone thrillers to police procedural series. Although I'd watched a lot of relevant documentaries and had armed myself with some heavy-duty police training manuals, it was this book that really ...more
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I finished Dead Inside at four o’clock in the morning, which says it all really - what a fantastically compelling read! As well as being a first-rate thriller, pulling you through the pages at high speed, it’s also an alarming eye-opening and leaves ...more
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I really enjoyed this cosy mystery – it had just the right mixture of humour, clues, intrigue and engaging characters (both human and feline)! This is a real comfort read – the kind of book that ought to be prescribed if you’re feeling low or stresse ...more
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I had such a happy time reading this entertaining, heart-warming and amusing mystery. It's the first Inspector Chopra book that I've tried, but I'll certainly be back for the rest. I loved the colourful walk-on characters and the appealing series pro ...more
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Niyol has recently been released from prison and has decided to travel to California to escape his old motorbike club, escaping from the troubl..." Read more of this review »
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I loved this wonderful, original and inspiring book! I’ve been interested in running for a while and have had several false starts. (I have apps but don’t keep up with the schedule, and I tend to feel like a twit, most of the time!) Christine Stovell ...more
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