Author(s): Karen Perry
**Preorder the new novel from Karen Perry now** 'Three months before the killings I returned to Thornbury Hall ...' It's been nearly twenty years since Patrick Bagenal, stood with this group of friends at Thornbury Hall - his family's crumbling home that he can no longer afford to keep. The last time was Patrick's 18th birthday, an occasion swiftly followed by his father's suicide. Before Patrick sells up, he and his sister Rachel, school friends Niall, Hilary, and Marcus and old flame Lindsey are back here for one last visit, a shooting party to rid the grounds of the legion of crows. But as the weekend wears on, the layers of the past are stripped away and murky secrets begin to surface. Ones that compel revenge at any cost ...Praise for Karen Perry 'Both as a crime novel and as an emotional journey, it's gripping stuff' Tana French 'Taut, smartly written, empathetic, unbearably tense' Irish Independent 'One of the most richly satisfying psychological thrillers of 2016, a book that hooks the reader from the first page' Irish Independent on Girl Unknown
Praise for Karen Perry -- - The book is beautifully written, with just the right balance of teasing the reader with clues and hitting them with revelations Best Crime Fiction of 2015, The Telegraph on The Boy That Never Was Like Gone Girl ... It's the most gripping thing I've read for ages Evening Standard A truly remarkable novel ...Written in a captivating, lyrical style and brilliantly structured, the story grips your heart from the first pages and simply never lets go Jeffery Deaver This is an intense and subtle story with some wonderfully poetic passages and a character driven plot which becomes more compelling as the sense of momentum gathers and the true version of events is slowly revealed. Gripping stuff Sunday Mirror Girl Unknown is one of the most richly satisfying psychological thrillers of 2016, a book that hooks the reader from the first page The Irish Independent
Karen Perry is the pen name of crime writing duo Paul Perry and Karen Gillece who both live in Ireland. Their latest novel, Girl Unknown, was published last year and follows Only We Know and The Boy That Never Was which was selected for the Simon Mayo Radio 2 book club. All three were Sunday Times bestsellers.