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S.E. Lynes

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in Warrington, The United Kingdom
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Patricia Highsmith, Gillian Flynn, Alex Marwood.

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April 2016


S. E. Lynes is the Amazon best selling author of 'intelligent and haunting' psychological thrillers, VALENTINA, MOTHER, THE PACT, THE PROPOSAL, THE WOMEN, THE LIES WE HIDE, and CAN YOU SEE HER?
Formerly a BBC producer, she turned to novel writing after the birth of her third child.
After her MA in Creative Writing, she became a Creative Writing Tutor at Richmond Adult Community College and now combines writing, mentoring and lecturing. She has also published three children's books in Italy.





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S.E. Lynes By having a writing routine. I sit down and make myself write. Something always comes, if only from boredom. There are good writing days and bad ones …moreBy having a writing routine. I sit down and make myself write. Something always comes, if only from boredom. There are good writing days and bad ones but every day has to be a writing day. I haven't written properly for a while as have been busy with Valentina. Being busy helps - if you know you only have a short window in which to write, you have to do it then or lose your chance.(less)
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Mother

3.88 avg rating — 2,080 ratings — published 2017 — 4 editions
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The Pact

3.81 avg rating — 1,456 ratings — published 2018 — 3 editions
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The Women

4.01 avg rating — 1,448 ratings — published 2019 — 5 editions
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The Proposal

3.72 avg rating — 1,154 ratings — published 2018 — 5 editions
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Valentina

4.08 avg rating — 1,759 ratings — published 2016 — 5 editions
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The Lies We Hide

4.20 avg rating — 707 ratings — published 2019 — 6 editions
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Can You See Her?

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The Housewarming

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It is difficult to put into words how generous and brave this book is. That two mothers of seriously ill teenage boys would voluntarily relive the pain of those illnesses, in all their complicated and traumatic reality, is a quiet act of heroism. The ...more
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Keep your wits about you for the first few chapters and your concentration will pay off massively as the story gets a hold of you and doesn't let go. This is a complex and clever thriller built around identity theft, told from the point(s) of view of ...more
Can You See Her? by S.E. Lynes
"Rachel is struggling. She wonders what has happened to her life. Where was the girl that the boys all wanted to date? Where has the romance gone in her marriage? How does she cope with the debilitating peri-menopausal symptoms? Why is her daughter so" Read more of this review »
Can You See Her? by S.E. Lynes
"Rachel feels invisible. Nobody, including her husband and stay-at-home daughter Katie, seems to actually see her. Her husband, Mark, and best friend, Lisa, are worried. Not only is she gathering a rather bizarre collection of news clippings, but she " Read more of this review »
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This book is amazing on so many levels! First off, the story telling is different. When you start reading, you're not quite sure what's going on.Rachel is being interviewed (by the police? a psychologist? We're not e" Read more of this review »
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A brilliant premise: two embryos planted into the wrong women, a mistake discovered by chance when those embryos are not embryos anymore but living, breathing children. The set up has you turning the pages to find out how, how the hell, these charact ...more
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I read this beautifully written story of a women's religious cult in Bedford in the 1920s knowing that much of it was true. The author did a great deal of research in situ, an experience she shares with us in her letter at the end, which I would stro ...more
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Robinson is fast becoming my go-to women's fiction novelist if I need a break from crime and psychological thrillers. She writes so well about female friendships, the early second guessing and insecurities that can feel almost like a courtship. Robin ...more
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“Everything was new, everything was exciting. We were playing house, it seemed, playing at being grownups. When you’re in love, I suppose everything feels like a game.”
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“That’s what love was – nothing fancy – just two people rooting like hell for one another.”
S.E. Lynes, Valentina

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“Everything was new, everything was exciting. We were playing house, it seemed, playing at being grownups. When you’re in love, I suppose everything feels like a game.”
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