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What to expect

Victim. Murderer. Serial Killer. What next?

The third darkly comic thriller in the highly addictive Sweetpea series featuring serial killer Rhiannon Lewis.

‘Think Bridget Jones meets Killing Eve – only with better jokes’ Daily Mail

Can a serial killer ever lose their taste for murder?

Since confessing to her bloody murder spree Rhiannon Lewis, the now-notorious Sweetpea killer, has been feeling out-of-sorts.

Having fled the UK on a cruise ship to start her new life, Rhiannon should be feeling happy. But it’s hard to turn over a new leaf when she’s stuck in an oversized floating tin can with the Gammonati and screaming kids. Especially when they remind her of Ivy – the baby she gave up for a life carrying on killing.

Rhiannon is all at sea. She’s lost her taste for blood but is it really gone for good? Maybe Rhiannon is realising that there’s more to life than death…

The third book in the critically-acclaimed series following Sweetpea and In Bloom featuring everyone’s favourite truly original girl-next-door serial killer Rhiannon Lewis.

Critics Review

  • Praise for CJ Skuse:

    ‘Dark, depraved and devilishly delicious. A full throttle savage and satirical thriller’ John Marrs

    ‘Witty, vulgar, sweary, darkly funny, but enthralling – a must-read for thriller fans’ My Weekly

    ‘Fascinating, intriguing and twist after twist in the tale’ Suzy K Quinn

    ‘Dark and wickedly funny, and as dry and acerbic as Fleabag, it’s hard not to love Rhiannon Lewis’ Claire Allan

    ‘Hilarious, refreshing, dark and memorable. It doesn’t disappoint, I loved it’ Phoebe Morgan

    ‘An absolute marvel of a book – SO dark, SO laugh-out-loud funny, the world through Rhiannon’s eyes is perfectly, acutely observed. Brilliant!’ SJI Holliday

    ‘This darkly comic novel…has the potential to become a cult classic’ Daily Mail

    ‘Sweetpea hits all the right buttons. A dark, twisted read about a female serial killer with dollops of humour, sarcasm and a lightweight approach…keeping you gripped and on the hook, both smiling and squirming’ Maxim Jakubowski, Lovereading

    ‘You MUST read this book especially if you like your (anti) heroes dirty-mouthed, deadly and dark, dark dark. ADORED IT’ Fiona Cummins, author of Rattle

    ‘This isn’t a book for the squeamish or the faint-hearted … think Bridget Jones meets American Psycho’ Red

    ‘This book is OUTRAGEOUS’ Compulsive Readers

    ‘This anti-hero is psychotic without doubt, sexually voracious and incredibly funny’ Shots magazine

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