The Neighbour

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What to expect

Creepy as hell and kept me guessing to the very end’ – Ian Rankin

A new home. A new start.

It’s all the Lockwoods want.
And on The Avenue, a leafy street in an Essex town near the sea, it seems possible.
But what if what they want isn’t what they get?

On their moving-in day they arrive to a media frenzy.
A serial killer has struck in the woods behind The Avenue.
The police are investigating.
And the neighbours quite clearly have secrets.

With their dream quickly turning into a nightmare, the Lockwoods are watching everyone.
But who’s watching them?

Praise for Fiona Cummins

‘Trust me – Cummins is a keeper’ – Lee Child

‘Head and shoulders above the rest’ – Val McDermid

‘A crime novel of the very first order’ – David Baldacci

Dark, intriguing and gripping’ – Laura Marshall

‘What a storyteller’ – Caz Frear

‘A nightmarishly addictive read’ – CJ Tudor

‘Enthralled from beginning to end as each page drips with threat and menace’ – Liz Nugent

The Neighbour by Fiona Cummins is a twisting thriller about a quiet neighbourhood that’s hiding a deadly secret.

Critics Review

  • This thriller explores typically dark territory for this author, who has a gift for tapping a rich seam of evil that underpins the surface of the every day. Superbly sinister.

    Sunday Mirror
  • She is the master of depicting the way the most terrifyingly grotesque and evil psychopaths inveigle their way into the lives of ordinary people […] when writing from the perspective of ordinary people caught up in horrific events, Fiona Cummins is unbeatable.

    Sunday Express
  • The Neighbour is masterfully written and intricately plotted to keep the reader captivated until a hugely enjoyable finale.

    Daily Express
  • A crime novel of the very first order

    David Baldacci on The Collector
  • Trust me – Cummins is a keeper

    Lee Child on The Collector
  • An excellent read

    Martina Cole on Rattle

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