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Win a £100 Amazon voucher, a copy of The Silent Wife by Karin Slaughter and a bundle of her best selling books worth £55

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LucyBGransnet (GNHQ) Thu 15-Apr-21 10:06:59

To celebrate the release of The Silent Wife by Karin Slaughter, we've teamed up with HarperCollins to offer one lucky Gransnetter the chance to win a £100 Amazon voucher and a set of 5 bestselling Karin Slaughter books, including her latest paperback, The Silent Wife, and an early proof copy of her new book, False Witness – not out until June!


The bundle includes:
- The Silent Wife (RRP £8.99)
- False Witness (exclusive early proof copy) (RRP £20.00)
- The Good Daughter (RRP £8.99)
- Pieces of Her (RRP £8.99)
- The Last Widow (RRP £8.99)

4 runners up will each receive a copy of The Silent Wife by Karin Slaughter.

To enter simply tell us... What is your favourite crime/thriller book and what do you love about reading thrillers? We will be picking a winner after 11am on 13th May.

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You can find out more about The Silent Wife here:

Looking for your next page-turner? Make Karin Slaughter’s latest thriller, The Silent Wife, your new read. This No.1 Sunday Times crime thriller is full of twists and turns, with characters you’ll root for and an emotional punch that will leave you reeling. If you haven’t read Karin Slaughter before, now is the time!

He watches.
A woman runs alone in the woods. She convinces herself she has no reason to be afraid, but she’s wrong. A predator is stalking the women of Grant County. He lingers in the shadows, until the time is just right to snatch his victim.

He waits.
A decade later, the case has been closed. The killer is behind bars. But then another young woman is brutally attacked and left for dead, and the MO is identical.

He takes.
Although the original trail has gone cold – memories have faded, witnesses have disappeared – agent Will Trent and forensic pathologist Sara Linton must re-open the cold case. But the clock is ticking, and the killer is determined to find his perfect silent wife….

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EmNix Mon 03-May-21 12:20:49

Recently enjoyed reading Snowblind by PJ Tracy. It was a book that you just want to keep reading to see what happens next. Love reading crime & thrillers books by many authors. The more twists, turns & surprises the better.

Elephant12 Mon 03-May-21 13:02:58

I love Agatha Christie, Stuart Macbride, Douglas Lindsay and Alex Walters

Dannydog1 Mon 03-May-21 13:20:02

Recently read Sarah Pinborough’s Behind Her Eyes and was kept guessing until the end

Flossieflyby Mon 03-May-21 14:11:22

Love classics such as 'My cousin, Rachel', which have me thinking long after the last page has been turned.
The suspense and the drama - great.

FranT Mon 03-May-21 15:12:27

I really enjoyed 'Behind Her Eyes' by Sarah Pinborough, very unexpected conclusion, which I guessed wrongly, but this is the joy of thrillers. I also like Lesley Pearce books, although they're not technically thrillers.

Jacks10 Mon 03-May-21 15:49:52

I love the Jo Nesbo novels. In particular "The Snowman". Scandi Noir thrillers have made a definite impression on the crime thriller genre,

24Bellfield Mon 03-May-21 17:56:20

I love crime thrillers and try to work out how the ending will pan out - my favourite thriller so far is one that has just been released called Without Remorse by Tom Clancy, such a clever writer and always edge of the seat movies - love his books and movies

djillanne Mon 03-May-21 17:57:35

I Am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes - keeps you on the edge of your seat all the way through

Kazzy Mon 03-May-21 18:44:33

Love Harlan Coben books (and TV series on Netflix) The Stranger was a good read and so was Safe , I am currently watching the Safe series on Netflix and will be especially interested to see the new Netflix series Stay Close after reading the book as my youngest son has been helping with current filming in Manchester and also has a cameo appearance in it smile

poshpink Mon 03-May-21 20:33:16

Thrillers keep me on the edge of my seat - great page turners with plenty of twists and turns that scare the 'living daylights' out of me. Hard to choose a 'Best' book - Anything by Harlan Coben - very gruesome and grisly especially the early ones.

Chrissy1 Mon 03-May-21 22:20:13

I love any book written by sam Carrington. She writes fabulous thrillers. All her books are so gripping.

frozen16 Mon 03-May-21 22:29:50

The most original I had read for some time is "The Girl on the Train" but I also really enjoyed "Bird box" - the book was so much better than the film

TONKATOL Mon 03-May-21 23:31:45

I enjoy reading crime/thriller books. I think it was James Patterson's Alex Cross series of books that got me into this genre. I love reading anyway but I definitely enjoy a bit of suspense when I'm reading and a few twists always add to the fun. The only downside for me is, if these books have short chapters, like James Patterson's books tend to have, I can't put the book down until I have finished it!

I enjoy trying to read the clues within a book and work out who is not who they seem to be. Sometimes it is quite predictable but I prefer to be kept guessing until the end.

kay177 Tue 04-May-21 06:06:41

I like Ruth rendell, like books that keep you guessing and have lots of plot twists.

elizab Tue 04-May-21 07:28:27

i always fancied myself a detective! i love pcking up the clues as read along!

harlan coben tell no one is my fave!

max24 Tue 04-May-21 09:31:27

Sue Graffton Alphabet Mystery series they are brilliant as they keep you guessing whats going to happen and keep you wanting to read more it lets you get lost into another world

Nongranny Tue 04-May-21 13:13:19

I love Lee Child and have read all his books. I know people say they are all quite similar but I just immerse myself in them and relax.

Ali102 Tue 04-May-21 14:13:01

Anything by Sophie Hannah but one of my favourites is "Little Face.

I love the way you can lose yourself in a book and be tranported to another time and place

Shalene777 Tue 04-May-21 15:20:21

I love a good thriller, where you can’t turn the pages quickly enough because it’s so engrossing.
Agatha Christie - And Then There Were None is my favourite thriller.

brownbunny17 Tue 04-May-21 15:24:26

Love Peter James " Dead " series, usually a good twist. I'll read any thrillers really tho !

Katyl Tue 04-May-21 18:06:00

I love the Kay Scarlett’s series of books by Patricia Cromwell. They make your brain work.

Mimidl Tue 04-May-21 19:44:18

I love the books of Angela Marsons. She was a set called the Detective Kim Stone books.
They are a great read and there are lots in the series

Hildegard Tue 04-May-21 19:55:32

Anything by Peter May or Scott Mariani...they take you into worlds you couldn't possibly enter in "real life"...

Hudz2012 Tue 04-May-21 20:21:54

I love anything written by Karen Slaughter or Kathy Reichs. Their thrillers draw you in and you get really invested in the characters.

dahlia08 Tue 04-May-21 21:20:02

I read crime thrillers, romance, law books