BEST OF 3: Tara Lyons, Author

1) Into the Darkest Corner, Elizabeth Haynes WHY I LIKE IT: This book is dark, claustrophobic and scary as hell. I’ve never felt such a connection with a main character as I did with Cathy. It’s very cleverly written. 2) Flowers for the Dead, Barbara Copperthwaite  WHY I LIKE IT: The storyline is twisted and…

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BEST OF 3: Susan Hunter, Book Lover

1) Into The Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes What a read! This is THE book which changed my reading tastes from the likes of James Patterson, Patricia Cornwell, Mark Bilingham and others. It is a gripping read Single female, Catherine meets gorgeous Lee and a relationship begins. A love story you may think, a great…

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BEST OF 3: Alexina Golding, Book Blogger

1) Into The Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes This is the first psychological thriller that I read, and I was drawn into Catherine’s character straight away, and wanted to read her story. It went on to change my reading genres from women’s fiction to crime-based novels. Which says a lot about the writing style of Elizabeth…

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BOOK LOVE: My Crime Fiction Faves, ‘In Deep’

And for the final instalment of my crime fiction faves, here’s my PERSONAL favourite type of story: a female protagonist, up against it: a crime is committed, pulling our characters into a cat and mouse game and/or down a rabbit-hole of skullduggery. 1) Into The Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes (stalking / domestic abuse/ OCD)….

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INFOGRAPHIC: All About Psychological Violence

Some shocking stats and information here about psychological violence. This is something that gets played down so much by society, but has very real ramifications for ALL of us. If we’re writing crime fiction, then it’s definitely worth thinking about – one of the best depictions I’ve seen is Elizabeth Haynes’ INTO THE DARKEST CORNER –…

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BEST OF 3: Mental Health Matters

Talking about mental health matters is so important in challenging stigma – so it’s no accident these issues are finding their way into fiction. Here are three novels I’ve enjoyed that deal overtly with mental health issues such as agoraphobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder and self harm through cutting. Make sure you check them out and don’t…

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