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Louise Candlish

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'A superb thriller' Washington Post on OUR HOUSE

Hello! I'm the author of 14 novels, including my latest release THE OTHER PASSENGER, a dark thriller about envy and deception set on the Thames river buses. It is a Richard & Judy Book Club pick and has been longlisted for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2021.

OUR HOUSE, a #1 bestseller in paperback, ebook and audio and won the British Book Awards 2019 Book of the Year - Crime & Thriller and will soon be on our screens as a major ITV series made by Red Planet Pictures.

Before writing fiction, I studied English at University College London and worked as an illustrated book editor and advertising copywriter.

I live in a South London neighbourhood not unlike the one in my novel
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Those People by Louise Candlish
“Wall them off?’ Tess said. ‘Like they’re Mexico or West Berlin? That’s a bit unfair on Ant and Em.’ Still, it wasn’t the craziest idea she’d heard to date.”
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“Thinking there is something better out there in the world, something worth more than you already have- of all my mistakes,that was my biggest.”
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“There was no trap involved, no trick: he was a wolf in wolf's clothing. And I went right up to his door and asked him his name.”
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“Of course, if I had my time again I probably wouldn’t touch a thing. I’d concentrate on the humans. I’d re-purpose them before they destroyed themselves.”
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“Sunday dawned bright and cheerful, oblivious to the fatal wounds of its predecessor,”
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“It was in her hand, as everyone’s was these days, as if phones were dialysis machines that could not be out of reach without life-threatening consequences.”
Louise Candlish, Those People

“Wall them off?’ Tess said. ‘Like they’re Mexico or West Berlin? That’s a bit unfair on Ant and Em.’ Still, it wasn’t the craziest idea she’d heard to date.”
Louise Candlish, Those People




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