Chris Whitaker is the award-winning author of Tall Oaks, All the Wicked Girls and We Begin at the End. All three books were published to widespread critical acclaim, with Tall Oaks going on to win the CWA John Creasey New Blood Dagger Award.

An instant
New York Times bestseller and the #1 Indie Next Pick, We Begin at the End was also a Waterstones Thriller of the Month, a Barnes & Noble Book Club Pick and a Good Morning America Buzz Pick. It is longlisted for both the Gold and the Steel Dagger Awards.

When not writing, Chris works at his local library, where he gets to surround himself with books.

Chris lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and three children.

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'A remarkable achievement ... writing that is Booker Prize good.'

Deborah O'Connor
Author of The Dangerous Kind on We Begin at the End

'As perfect a novel as you'll read all year.'

Caz Frear
Author of Stone Cold Heart on We Begin at the End