Harriet Lane

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This is psychological bait-and-switchery to put on the shelf alongside Patricia Highsmith and Georges Simenon.

Jan Stuart
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Before the 2012 publication of her debut novel Alys, Always, Harriet Lane wrote for the Guardian, the Observer, Vogue and Tatler. 

Alys, Always was a You Book Club choice, longlisted for the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award and shortlisted for the Writers’ Guild Best Fiction Book award. 

Her second novel Her was published in June 2014 and was a Waterstones Book Club pick for spring 2015.

She lives in north London with her husband and two children. 


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As seductive as it is chilling, Her is quality literary fiction meets psychological thriller, the devil of which is in the detail.

Observer
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A gripping, psychologically complex achievement, whose greatest success is the lingering sense of unease.

Sunday Telegraph
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