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Erin Ruddy

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Erin Ruddy is a Toronto-based journalist and debut author. As the daughter of a movie critic, Erin spent most of her childhood in movie theaters, developing a deep affinity for the thriller genre. "Tell Me My Name" is her debut novel.

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Tell Me My Name

3.68 avg rating — 253 ratings — published 2020 — 7 editions
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Hello friends,

Thank you for stopping by to find out more about my debut thriller, "Tell Me My Name". If you're a fan of dark and twisty tales, I do hope you'll give it a shot. It's about a 40-year-old woman who is captured by a disturbed man professing to be her soulmate. Is he an old neighbor? A former work associate? An ex-lover from her youth? This is the position my protagonist, Ellie, finds herself in—forc Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 08, 2019 09:00 Tags: canada, debut-thriller, domestic-thriller, kidnapper, obsession, stalker, tell-me-my-name

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"Nothing better than curling up on the couch with a glass of wine on a windy spooky night to dive deep into a thriller novel. The only thing better: when it's written by a childhood friend. With some great character depth and twists and turns, Tell Me" Read more of this review »
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I shook my head. I was sitting by Jake’s bed, holding Power of Three open at the last page, staring into space. We had just finished the book, and then I had got distracted. Lost in thought.
When I was a kid, Diana Wynne Jones was my favourite writer, and Power of Three was my favourite of her books. I chose it for Tom to be reading to Jake throughout The Whisper Man not only on that basis, but also because I happened to be reading it to my own son at the time. It was a little later in the writing process that I realised - as Tom does earlier in the novel - that the title has meaning for a family of three reduced to two and struggling with that loss. In addition, I also realised that Power of Three is about a father and son who are having trouble understanding and connecting to ...more
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