Under Your Skin
This morning, I found a body. Soon the police will arrest me for murder. And after that my life will fall apart. Gaby Mortimer is the woman who has it all. But everything changes when she finds a body on the common near her home. Because the evidence keeps leading back to her. And the police seem sure she's guilty...UNDER YOUR SKIN is an unpredictable, exquisitely twisty story, which proves that there are only three rules in life that mean anything: Assume nothing Believe no one Check everything
A woman finds a body, and her life is overturned... UNDER YOUR SKIN is a gripping psychological thriller in which nothing can be assumed and no one should be trusted.
A thrilling whodunnit...will keep you gripped and guessing till the very end. Is it - dare we say - the new Gone Girl? Grazia Warning: you won't want to put this down...a series of clever twists lead to a stunning ending Look UNDER YOUR SKIN rapidly unravels into a maelstrom of tension and paranoia, as Durrant draws a disturbing picture of how easy it is for even the most perfect life to implode... if the mark of a good thriller is the compulsion to reread it immediately on finishing, to see if the clues can be spotted second time round, then UNDER YOUR SKIN has it, in spades Observer You'll be glued to every page of this pacy, clever and gripping novel Closer This has all the authority of the best novels by Nicci French...We need thriller writers who can reinvigorate the genre and [Durrant] may be able to do just that Daily Express More twists than a rollercoaster Good Housekeeping Packed with suspense from the offset... guaranteed to keep you guessing right until the very end Red Twists and turns through a beautifully controlled plot, hiding nothing yet constantly springing surprises The Times Twisty and unputdownable Cosmopolitan Durrant's fluid, easy style and deliciously detailed characterisations keep you glued to the page. A twisty, clever murder story, peppered with suspicious characters and topped with a satisfyingly unexpected ending. -- Alex Marwood, author of The Wicked Girls An emotionally tense sprint of a read...I was left breathless at the end -- Penny Hancock, author of Tideline Sabine Durrant writes beautifully and with such a light touch that the twists were truly shocking -- Jane Casey, author of The Missing Reminiscent of Nicci French and Rosamund Lupton, Sabine Durrant's UNDER YOUR SKIN is utterly gripping. I devoured it in one weekend, ignoring the phone, the door, even my husband and kids -- Hannah Richell, author of Secrets of the Tides I was hooked from the gruesome discovery to the last page with its unpredictable but brilliantly satisfying conclusion... I don't often say this about a book, but I thought it was perfect in every way. Bookbag A delectably twisted psychological thriller that ramps up the tension with pace and style - and, in the old cliche of reviewers, is hard to put down. Durrant writes with a sharp style and deftness of touch that makes her a joy to read, even as her tale descends into deepening darkness Sunday Telegraph
Sabine Durrant is the author of two novels, Having It and Eating It and The Great Indoors, and two books for teenage girls, Cross Your Heart, Connie Pickles and Ooh La La! Connie Pickles. She is a former features editor of the Guardian and a former literary editor at the Sunday Times, and her writing has appeared in many national newspapers and magazines. She lives in south London with her partner and their three children.