The Stranger Diaries

The Stranger Diaries

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 16/05/2019
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Synopsis

A dark story has been brought to terrifying life. Can the ending be rewritten in time? A gripping contemporary Gothic thriller from the bestselling author of the Dr Ruth Galloway mysteries. Clare Cassidy is no stranger to tales of murder. As a literature teacher specialising in the Gothic writer R.M. Holland, she teaches a short course on them every year. Then Clare's life and work collide tragically when one of her colleagues is found dead, a line from an R.M. Holland story by her body. The investigating police detective is convinced the writer's works somehow hold the key to the case. Not knowing who to trust, and afraid that the killer is someone she knows, Clare confides her darkest suspicions and fears about the case to her journal. Then one day she notices some other writing in the diary. Writing that isn't hers...

  • Publisher: Quercus Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781786487414
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Weight: 290g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 128 x 28 mm

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The Stranger Diaries
Wonderfully Dark
Popular crime writer, Elly Griffths has written a stand alone thriller that is different to the other series that she writes but is still good enough to be... READ MORE
atticusfinch1048
The Stranger Diaries
A spooky stand alone
Elly Griffiths takes a break from her popular series to bring us a spooky stand alone. And you get 2 stories for the price of one. Clare Cassidy is a rece... READ MORE
Sandy Sandilands
The Stranger Diaries
Not your typical murder mystery!
A story told from the perspectives of three different women: Clare, an English teacher and writer, her daughter Georgie, and DS Harbinder Kaur, intersperse... READ MORE
Laura at Sutton Coldfield
The Stranger Diaries
Fabulous read!
Clare Cassidy has always written a diary. As an English teacher with a fascination with Gothic writer R.M. Holland she hopes to write a book about him on... READ MORE
Maggie Macdonald
The Stranger Diaries
Another hit
What can I say about Elly Griffiths writing that hasn't already been said by so many? I absolutely adore her Dr Ruth Galloway series and was breathless wit... READ MORE
Melanie Lewis
The Stranger Diaries
Murder at the old school
The ideas behind this story are great. The crimes in the book are closely tied to a ghost story which was written by an author who lived in the old part of... READ MORE
Lance Mitchell
The Stranger Diaries
I got it wrong again
This book was a very good read and I recommend it highly. I've read most of the Ruth Galloway mysteries by Griffiths, some good, some not so good but gener... READ MORE
Otter