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Some are dying to remember.
Some would kill to forget . . .

On 15th June 1994, Travis Green – husband, father, upstanding citizen – walked through the streets of Hartstead and killed eleven of his neighbours. The final victim was four-year-old Cassie Colman’s father.

As the twenty-five year anniversary approaches, Cassie would rather forget the past – even as her mother struggles to remember it at all. Then something hidden in her mother’s possessions suggests those eleven murders were not what everyone believes.

Once Cassie suspects she’s been lied to about the most important event of her life, she can’t stop digging up the past.

But someone will do anything to keep it buried . . .


A gripping, tense and addictive psychological thriller . . . I wasn't able to put it down
Olivia Kiernan
Sunday Times
A read-it-in-one-sitting thriller . . . Twisty and gripping but always relatable
Erin Kelly
Queen of the irresistible premise, Laura Marshall returns with a book to keep you guessing and pull at your heartstrings
Erin Kelly
A brilliant, twisty thriller you'll want to race through
Fabulous Magazine
Delivers suspense and tension at great pace . . . there is a deliciously shocking final twist. This is superior 'domestic noir'
Crime Shots
This book! A poignant exploration of family dynamics and a white-knuckle ride. Full of truth, it feels very real. You'll not put it down
Rachael Blok
A storming return by one of my favourite thriller writers and could well be her best. Turning the whodunnit on its head to focus on the "why", Marshall crafts a chilling and emotionally complex read . . . Sensitive, intelligent, and hugely entertaining
Caz Frear
Addictive, expertly-plotted
T.M. Logan
A devour-in-one-sitting must
A twisting tale that stuns you, written with real heart. A wonderful read
Rachel Edwards
Intriguing and compulsive . . . I raced to the end
Louise Candlish
I love Laura Marshall's books and this is my favourite. The twist at the end is delicious!
Amanda Reynolds
Supremely gripping with an excellent twist
Marian Keyes
Clever, pacey and compelling. A cracking thriller that also examines the relationship between mothers and daughters with honesty and compassion
Emma Curtis
A tense, twisty one-sitting read
Tammy Cohen
Chilling, moving, compulsively readable. The Anniversary is Laura Marshall's best yet
Chris Whitaker
Everything I love in a thriller: a stand-out concept and beautifully drawn characters. Clever, emotionally astute - and totally gripping
Phoebe Locke
Laura Marshall's unsettling psychological thriller is utterly gripping
Woman's Own
I kept thinking 'just one more page' and was genuinely unable to put it down. Expertly written and plotted
Karen Hamilton
A poignant and unsettling page-turner
Praise for The Anniversary
Praise for Laura Marshall
The type of book that'll make the hairs on your arms stand up, as you delve further into the twists and turns
Belfast Telegraph
The perfect compulsive summer read
Fiona Cummins
Sharp, relevant and tightly plotted, with a fabulous twist
Sunday Mirror
A knockout hook, full of twists and turns. Expertly crafted and it kept me guessing right until the very end. Highly Recommended
Neil Lancaster
Grabs hold of the reader and digs in its nails from the chilling first chapter, not letting go for the rest of the novel
Nikki Smith
Ramps up the tension page by page . . . I loved it
Rachel Abbott
Brilliant, compelling
Karen Hamilton
A slick psychological thriller with a killer hook
The twist is genuinely unexpected