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YOU LET ME IN is out in paperback in the UK

And it looks amazing! You can find and buy it from here!

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In the Garden of Spite has landed!

“In the Garden of Spite is a chilling, pitch-perfect novel that should finally make Belle Gunness a household name. A superb and unforgettable read.” Deanna Raybourn, New York Times bestselling author of A Murderous Relation My ‘audacious novel of feminine rage’ has arrived in … Continue reading

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YOU LET ME IN is out in Spanish!

Planeta de Libros Mexico’s Spanish language edition of YOU LET ME IN — ME DEJASTE ENTRAR — is out now, and with a very beautiful cover! For European readers, it seems to be available as a Kindle e-book on both … Continue reading

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IN THE GARDEN OF SPITE got a STARRED review

I’m so very thrilled to learn that my first historical novel got a starred review from Publishers Weekly! You can read the review here. I also did an interview with Publishers Weekly — the online version can be found here.

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YOU LET ME IN is OUT in the UK!

I am so very proud and pleased to announce that You Let Me In is out in the world! It was published in the UK this week, and will be out in the US next month. Praise for You Let … Continue reading

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The Lively Lady of Mære

I sometimes lament how few interesting murderesses we have in my part of the world when the truth is that I just might not know about them. I guess devious murder isn’t something people in general talk about, and that … Continue reading

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How To Survive a Long House in October

I still remember the moment before we left, when I was looking into my storage, thinking, “Oh, look all those sheepskins — well, I probably won’t need those. It isn’t that cold. ” Little did I know I was in … Continue reading

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That Strange Little Place in the Mountains

   If you’re feeling a little burned out, there’s no better place to go to refill the well than Røros — which is just what a friend and I did this summer. It’s not far from home at all, just … Continue reading

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This Year’s Summer Reads

I’m not sure if my summer reads are what most people consider summer reads. I tend not to choose the easy breezy ones — although I often like them when I do. This year’s load of novels is no exception, though, … Continue reading

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The Dead Next Door

From I was nine to nineteen, I lived on the wooden half of a former island studded with ancient burial mounds. It’s not hard to see why the place has always been inhabited: the soil is rich, there was game … Continue reading

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