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S.E. Lynes

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Born
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 #1 Amazon best selling author of THE HOUSEWARMING, and 'intelligent and haunting' psychological thrillers, VALENTINA, MOTHER, THE PACT, THE PROPOSAL, THE WOMEN, THE LIES WE HIDE, CAN YOU SEE HER? and HER SISTER'S SECRET
Formerly a BBC producer, after gaining an 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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The Housewarming

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Mother

3.89 avg rating — 2,537 ratings — published 2017 — 5 editions
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Valentina

4.06 avg rating — 2,068 ratings — published 2016 — 5 editions
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The Women

4.01 avg rating — 1,829 ratings — published 2019 — 5 editions
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The Pact

3.83 avg rating — 1,697 ratings — published 2018 — 3 editions
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The Proposal

3.72 avg rating — 1,431 ratings — published 2018 — 5 editions
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The Lies We Hide

4.11 avg rating — 1,157 ratings — published 2019 — 6 editions
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Can You See Her?

3.93 avg rating — 1,062 ratings — published 2020 — 4 editions
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Her Sister's Secret

4.29 avg rating — 591 ratings — published 2021 — 3 editions
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I picked this up a few days ago and finished it in the early hours of this morning - 1am to be precise. The premise was brilliant - you leave your child, who is easily old enough to be left for a few minutes - and something bad happens. Add to that a ...more
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From the very first line, you know you're in safe hands with Emma Curtis and that the best thing to do is to buckle up and enjoy the ride. With a brave choice of a not wholly sympathetic, ultra-privileged main character, Curtis teases the reader forw ...more
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"The one to blame by S.E. Lynes.
I really enjoyed this book. What a shocker of a read. A surprising twist in the story. Good characters. I did find it slow to begin with but once you get into the story I was hooked until the Las page. 5*."
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"Wow what a compelling book from start to finish. Yet another masterpiece written by Susie Lynes.
Young love, broken promises, family ties and unique bonds are the crux of this story. Strong believable characters."
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"Thank you to the publisher for the opportunity to read and review early. A resounding five stars from me. Susie Lynes just gets better and better with her signature combination of emotional intelligence, quality writing and a cracking plot. When Isla" Read more of this review »
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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
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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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“Unhappy people can be very dangerous, don't forget that.”
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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.”
S. E. Lynes, Valentina

“Life is the last thing you can ever take from someone. No matter how evil a person, murder is an act that robs us of our humanity and from which there is no return”
S.E. Lynes, Her Sister's Secret

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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.”
S. E. Lynes, Valentina




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