Alex Marwood


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Alex Marwood is a former journalist who worked extensively across the British press. Her first novel, The Wicked Girls, achieved widespread acclaim and international bestsellerdom. It was shortlisted for ITW, Anthony and Macavity awards, was included in Stephen King's Ten Best Books of the Year list, and won the prestigious Edgar Award. The Killer Next Door, her second novel, won the coveted Macavity Award for Best Mystery Novel, was nominated for the Anthony and Barry. The Darkest Secret, the tale of the disappearance of young Coco, met with critical and reader acclaim. The Poison Garden will be released in 2019. She has also been shortlisted for numerous other crime writing awards and her first two novels have been optioned for the screen ...more

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The Wicked Girls

3.48 avg rating — 16,363 ratings — published 2008 — 50 editions
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The Killer Next Door

3.65 avg rating — 8,312 ratings — published 2013 — 35 editions
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The Darkest Secret

3.70 avg rating — 7,546 ratings — published 2016 — 32 editions
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The Poison Garden

3.56 avg rating — 2,286 ratings — published 2019 — 19 editions
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On The Undercliff

3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2016
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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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