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About L.A. Larkin
L.A. Larkin’s crime and psychological thrillers have won her fans all over the world. Described as a superb “chiller thriller” writer by Marie Claire magazine, and praised by the king of crime, Lee Child, for her “fast and immersive” thrillers, Louisa’s novels will keep you reading all night.
The Safe Place, her most nail-biting crime-thriller yet, is available in kindle, paperback and audio book from November 9, 2021.
Here’s what readers say about her novels:
“This book was amazing. It gets you from one page in.” Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
“I couldn't put this one down! I don't know where to begin with this thriller thrill ride. Twists and turns, surprises to keep you on the edge of your seat.” Heather D. Media, NetGalley, 5 stars
“I was genuinely on the edge of my seat throughout and I didn't put it down from start to finish.” Victoria J., NetGalley, 5 stars
“Everything you want in a thriller—a tightly paced and crafted, a butt-kicking but complex heroine and escalating jeopardy that will have your heart in your mouth.” Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
C.J. Carver described her thrillers as, "Dark and menacing, Larkin's characters are heart-wrenchingly real"
Peter James, "Intrigue in spades"
Marie Claire, "This chiller thriller will reel you in"
Good Housekeeping, "Brilliant!"
James Phelan, "'L.A. Larkin is a world-class thriller writer"
Literature Works, "Exciting, original and utterly captivating"
Bookseller + Publisher, "Exciting, compulsive reading"
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Jessie Lewis has been trying to rebuild her life ever since she accused her boyfriend of beating her and the whole town of Eagle Falls turned their backs. Hiding herself away in an isolated cabin in the woods, life is lonely, but she is safe. Until the Sheriff knocks at her door asking where she was the night an entire family was killed in their sleep. Jessie is innocent, but will anyone in this small town believe her?
Days later, Jessie’s only friend is killed in another house fire, and all fingers point to Jessie once again when she is found unconscious at the scene. Devastated, and with no one to turn to, she tries to remember the face she saw seconds before everything went blank. Combing the ashes for answers, she catches sight of an inscription she hasn’t seen since the accident that killed her father and left her with no one.
Jessie’s always had questions about the night her father died. Delving into the past, she finally learns the terrible secret her father was keeping about the town’s most trusted resident. If she’s right, nobody in Eagle Falls is safe. Can she catch this monster before any more innocent lives are taken?
A thrilling rollercoaster ride from a USA Today bestselling crime writer. Fans of Rachel Caine, Lisa Regan and Kendra Elliot. will not be able to put it down!
What readers are saying about The Safe Place:
“Wow! I literally read this book in a few hours! I could not put it down!… Non-stop action from the first page to the last! This one will be a hit!” @escapetobooks1503, 5 stars
“Absolutely brilliant… From the first page I was propelled to the edge of my seat… Utterly breath-taking… I was up all night because I wanted to keep turning the pages… Totally unexpected twist at the end… Wow!!” Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
“Heart-racing!… Completely sucks you in!… Absolutely addictive. A thrilling, heart-pounding, wild ride!… I was on the edge of my seat… If you are a fan of nail-biting thriller, this one is for you.” @oh.happy.reading, 5 stars
“I was on the edge of my seat throughout this book!… I was yelling at my device! Lol, this book had it all… Definitely a nail-biter. Loved it!!” Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
“You will be holding your breath and gasping out loud!” @lindzanne1_bookworm, 5 stars
“An incredible edge-of-your-seat read… It’s a wonder I have finger nails left! I literally fled through the pages.” Karen King, author, 5 stars
“Amazing… Oh my word, what a book. I could not put it down.” Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
“Non-stop, fast-paced action with breath-holding suspense… Wow.
Stephanie Miller is an average working mom. She isn’t perfect, but when her war hero husband dies and her work puts her in news headlines, her past is laid bare for all to see. Determined to make a new life for herself and teenage daughter, Amy, she fears it’s only a matter of time before the biggest mistake of her life is revealed.
As Stephanie and Amy take refuge on a remote island in Washington, it feels like they’re learning how to live again. But then they come home to graffiti on their garage door, there’s no escaping the hate online, and Stephanie is sure somebody is watching from the shadows outside their house.
When one of Stephanie’s close friends is murdered in her own home, she knows her worst fears have come true. Someone knows the truth. And she must become the fighter her husband always knew her to be if she is to protect her daughter, and everything left in the world that she loves.
An absolutely nail-biting thriller from bestselling author, L.A. Larkin. Perfect for fans of Rachel Caine, Lisa Regan and Gregg Olsen. An addictive, unputdownable, up-all-night read.
What readers are saying about Widow’s Island:
“WOW… Just wow, OMG… Keeps you captivated and glued to your Kindle… I found myself on the edge of my seat and I’m certain that if I was in the habit of biting my nails, I wouldn’t have any left… Worth far more than five stars.” Nicki’s Life of Crime, 5 stars
“I couldn’t put this one down! I don’t know where to begin with this thriller thrill ride… Twists and turns and surprises to keep you on the edge of your seat.” Problematic Pug, 5 stars
“Wow! What a heart-pounding thriller! I couldn’t put it down.” Lindzanne1_bookworm, 5 stars
“Wow!… What a story! I think my heart pounded out of my chest!… What a heart-pounding, suspense-filled book.” Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
“I had to finish it immediately!… This story has it all… I loved it!’ Sinfullywickedbookreviews, 5 stars
“Oh wow, what an incredible book this was! It was my first book by this author and jeez she captivated my attention from the very beginning.” Bforbookreview, 5 stars
“To say this was a nail-biting thriller would be an understatement.” Goodreads reviewer
“I could not put this book down and I read it in one sitting. It was creepy and thrilling and had my on the edge of my seat.” Fictionvixenreads.com
“Captivating… Full of tension… A gritty read that will keep you guessing.
Four murders. Four countries. One terrible secret.
Olivia Wolfe is a journalist who travels the world exposing heinous crimes. She has more enemies that most.
When her anonymous source is killed, Wolfe must unravel the terrible secret that connects a series of gruesome murders. But powerful people want her stopped.
Betrayed and isolated, Wolfe is hunted by a faceless killer. Can she stay alive long enough to expose the shocking truth?
Praise for bestselling author L.A. Larkin
“In Larkin, Michael Crichton has an heir apparent.” —The Guardian
“L.A. Larkin is a world-class thriller writer.” —James Phelan, bestselling author of The Agency
“Exciting, original and utterly captivating.” —Literature Works
“Larkin’s fast action style is accompanied by impressive research.” —The Times
“Action and intrigue in spades.” —Peter James, bestselling author of Left You Dead
“Breakneck and exciting.” —Paul Mendelson, author of Apostle Lodge
Antarctica is the coldest, most isolated place on earth. Luke Searle, maverick glaciologist, has made it his home. But soon his survival skills will be tested to the limit by a ruthless mercenary who must win at any cost.
The white continent is under attack. The Australian team is being hunted down. Can Luke stay alive long enough to raise the alarm? Can he avert a global catastrophe?
The countdown has begun. T minus 5 days, 2 hours and 53 minutes . . .
Praise for L. A. Larkin:
'Delivers action and intrigue in spades' Peter James
'Action that hits like an ice-pick in the back of the head' John Birmingham
'The stakes are high and the thrills are as plentiful as the ice in this well-crafted thriller' Herald Sun
'Taut and pacey, a thriller for our times. Larkin starts at a frantic pace and doesn't stop' Bunty Avieson
Their greatest fear was contaminating an ancient Antarctic lake, buried beneath the ice for millions of years. They little knew the catastrophe they were about to unleash.
Welcome to the high octane world of Olivia Wolfe.
As an investigative journalist, Wolfe lives her life in constant peril. Hunted by numerous enemies who are seldom what the first seem, she must unravel a complex web of lies to uncover an even more terrifying truth.
From the poppy palaces of Afghanistan and Antarctica's forbidding wind-swept ice sheets, to a top-secret military base in the Nevada desert, Wolfe's journey will ultimately lead her to a man who would obliterate civilisation. She must make an impossible choice: save a life - or prevent the death of millions.
Praise for L. A. Larkin:
'In Larkin, Michael Crichton has an heir apparent' The Guardian
'Larkin's fast action style is accompanied by impressive research' The Times
'Olivia Wolfe delivers action and intrigue in spades' Peter James