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The Anniversary

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Audiobook Downloadable / ISBN-13: 9781405542074

Price: £19.99

ON SALE: 5th August 2021

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery


‘Laura Marshall is queen of the irresistible premise ERIN KELLY, author of HE SAID/SHE SAID

Eleven murders. Twenty-five years ago.
Are some truths better left buried?

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 . . .

Compulsively readable. Laura Marshall’s best yet’ CHRIS WHITAKER, author of WE BEGIN AT THE END

‘I was genuinely unable to put it downKAREN HAMILTON, author of THE PERFECT GIRLFRIEND

‘A tense, twisty one-sitting readTAMMY COHEN, author of THE WEDDING PARTY

Fascinating SUNDAY TIMES

‘A poignant and unsettling page-turnerSUN

‘A brilliant, twisty thriller you’ll want to race through’ FABULOUS MAGAZINE

‘The perfect compulsive summer readFIONA CUMMINS, author of WHEN I WAS TEN

Sensitive, intelligent and hugely entertainingCAZ FREAR, author of SWEET LITTLE LIES

Clever, pacey and compelling. A cracking thriller’ EMMA CURTIS, author of INVITE ME IN

Utterly grippingWOMAN’S OWN

Grabs hold of the reader and digs in its nailsNIKKI SMITH, author of ALL IN HER HEAD

‘The twist at the end is deliciousAMANDA REYNOLDS, author of CLOSE TO ME

‘A twisting tale that stuns youRACHEL EDWARDS, author of DARLING

Gripping, tense and addictiveOLIVIA KIERNAN, author of THE MURDER BOX


Praise for Laura Marshall
Laura Marshall's unsettling psychological thriller is utterly gripping
Woman's Own
The perfect compulsive summer read
Fiona Cummins
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
A twisting tale that stuns you, written with real heart. A wonderful read
Rachel Edwards
I love Laura Marshall's books and this is my favourite. The twist at the end is delicious!
Amanda Reynolds
A devour-in-one-sitting must
Ramps up the tension page by page . . . I loved it
Rachel Abbott
A read-it-in-one-sitting thriller . . . Twisty and gripping but always relatable
Erin Kelly
Chilling, moving, compulsively readable. The Anniversary is Laura Marshall's best yet
Chris Whitaker
Delivers suspense and tension at great pace . . . there is a deliciously shocking final twist. This is superior 'domestic noir'
Crime Shots
The twist is genuinely unexpected
Everything I love in a thriller: a stand-out concept and beautifully drawn characters. Clever, emotionally astute - and totally gripping
Phoebe Locke
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
Queen of the irresistible premise, Laura Marshall returns with a book to keep you guessing and pull at your heartstrings
Erin Kelly
Praise for The Anniversary
A brilliant, twisty thriller you'll want to race through
Fabulous Magazine
A slick psychological thriller with a killer hook
A knockout hook, full of twists and turns. Expertly crafted and it kept me guessing right until the very end. Highly Recommended
Neil Lancaster
Sunday Times
Brilliant, compelling
Karen Hamilton
I kept thinking 'just one more page' and was genuinely unable to put it down. Expertly written and plotted
Karen Hamilton
Sharp, relevant and tightly plotted, with a fabulous twist
Sunday Mirror
Addictive, expertly-plotted
T.M. Logan
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
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
A tense, twisty one-sitting read
Tammy Cohen
A poignant and unsettling page-turner
Clever, pacey and compelling. A cracking thriller that also examines the relationship between mothers and daughters with honesty and compassion
Emma Curtis
A gripping, tense and addictive psychological thriller . . . I wasn't able to put it down
Olivia Kiernan
Supremely gripping with an excellent twist
Marian Keyes
Intriguing and compulsive . . . I raced to the end
Louise Candlish