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
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Average rating: 3.58 · 25,361 ratings · 3,052 reviews · 9 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Wicked Girls

3.47 avg rating — 13,302 ratings — published 2008 — 38 editions
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The Killer Next Door

3.67 avg rating — 6,494 ratings — published 2013 — 29 editions
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The Darkest Secret

3.72 avg rating — 5,433 ratings — published 2016 — 22 editions
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WAAR IS ZE?

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On The Undercliff

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The Poison Garden

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“Most people have to get to a point where they don't have a choice before they'll change something.”
Alex Marwood

“But let's face it: society doesn't really care who it blames, as long as it blames someone”
Alex Marwood, The Wicked Girls

“His love is forged in tears.”
Alex Marwood, The Killer Next Door

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