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About Daniel Hurst
Daniel Hurst is the author of several bestselling psychological thrillers including 'The Passenger', 'We Used To Live Here' and 'Til Death Do Us Part'. His books have been the #1 Psychological Thrillers in the UK and Australia and regularly feature in the Amazon Top 100 charts.
He is also the creator of The 20 Minute Series, the series of psychological books which readers have called “original” and “addictive” and 'like a soap opera in book form."
You can visit him at www.danielhurstbooks.com, where you can also download a copy of his FREE thriller 'Just One Second.'
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They’ll do anything to get out. She’ll do anything to keep them in.When happily married Grace comes home early one night and catches her husband, Dominic, with another woman in the cabin at the bottom of their garden, she is shocked, angry, and most of all, hell-bent on revenge. That’s why she acts quickly, locking the pair in the cabin while she decides what she wants to do to them.
While Dominic and his mistress desperately try to get free, Grace makes a plan on the outside, but it’s a plan that is formed based on her previous experiences. That’s because this might not be the first time Grace has done something like this…
Who is the real villain? The cheating husband? Or the vengeful wife?The new psychological thriller from the bestselling author of The Intruder, Til Death Do Us Part & We Used To Live Here
Maria and William seem to have it all. Two happy children. A beautiful house. A thriving business.
But when their home is invaded by David, an ex-employee with a score to settle, the couple face a terrifying fight to survive.
During the course of one hellish night, David picks apart their carefully constructed life. Secrets are unearthed, truths revealed.
And soon David begins to wonder if he’s bitten off more than he can chew – because he’s discovering Maria and William are not the defenceless couple he imagined. By the time he realises who these people really are, it may already be too late…
Who will make it out alive?
One couple. One intruder. Several shocking secrets…
The Intruder – the terrifying psychological thriller from the best-selling author of The Passenger, The Accident, The Couple at Table Six.
What readers are saying about The Intruder:
“Addictive! Oh, this was so much fun… one of his best. I just devoured it in one session…” -Booksprout Reviewer
“Daniel Hurst does it again with another fast moving, VERY readable and action packed psychological thriller. Tense and as always, a satisfying ending with this brilliant author’s work.” -Goodreads Reviewer
“Plenty of twists and turns that lead to an exceptional ending you do not see coming. I will be reading more books from this great author. Well worthy of five stars.” -Netgalley Reviewer
“Gripping, intense, and utterly binge-worthy! The author cranks up the tension with every page turn. I read in one sitting— my favorite Daniel Hurst book.” -JCD Must Read Books
“I have been a firm follower of this author for a few years now and he can do no wrong for me. This is a well written book, great characters and definitely a page turner which kept me on the edge of my seat all the way with a great ending.” -Goodreads Reviewer
“Another fantastic read from Daniel Hurst!!!! He has a way of writing that always has me hooked within the first couple of pages and keeps me entangled in the story all the way to the end! … did not disappoint lots of twists and turns that had me literally not putting this book down. I finished it in less than 24 hours!!! I highly recommend this edge of your seat thriller.” -Domestic Thriller Readers Club
Four family members. One incident. Several shocking twists...When Sophie and Stuart take their children, Josh and Tilly, for a family day out, they have no idea that things will never be the same again. But after each of them witnesses a crime in the woods, their lives are turned upside down.
With the police seeking answers while the criminals hope to silence the witnesses before they can say any more, the four family members have different ways of handling things. They also have secrets, both relating to the crime they witnessed and from their lives before the incident occurred.
As things spiral out of control, the family think they have two options; either stick together or lose everything. But it might already be too late for them to even have that choice anymore...
The new psychological thriller from the author of the UK #1 bestseller The Passenger, We Used To Live Here and Til Death Do Us Part
It was impossible not to notice them. The perfect couple at Table Six...Max and Nadine Murphy have a tradition. Friday night is date night and it's always at their favourite restaurant. But that regular routine means somebody at the restaurant has become fond of them...
Hannah is the waitress who has found herself drawn to the couple at Table Six and the more she observes them, the more she wants to know everything about them. What is their home life like? What do they do for work? Why does Mrs Murphy look agitated? And could Mr Murphy ever be interested in becoming romantically involved with his waitress?
As Hannah begins to intricate herself into their lives, she learns they have been keeping secrets from each other. The couple aren't as perfect as they seem. But Hannah has secrets of her own, and the closer she gets to the couple, the more she is putting everything in her fragile life at risk...
She should have stayed away from the couple at Table Six. Now their lives will never be the same again...
Another fast-paced psychological thriller from the author of the UK #1 bestseller 'The Passenger', 'The Wrong Woman' and 'We Used To Live Here'.
Single mum Anni would do anything for her little boy, Tobi, he is the center of her world. So she is utterly devastated when Tobi is run over and killed by drunk driver, Carl.
Anni hates Carl for what he’s done and takes some comfort from the lengthy prison sentence he is serving. But she can’t live on hate and after a time spent grieving for her son, Anni returns to work and tries to move on with her life. She is lonely without Tobi and glad to make a new friend, Jo.
But Jo has a secret. She is connected to the fatal accident in a way that Anni never suspects. And Jo is determined that Anni will never discover the awful truth about what really happened that day.
As the two women grow closer, Anni begins to feel that her new friend is keeping something from her.
A terrible suspicion begins to dawn and Anni starts to dig deeper into Jo’s past. Will she discover the horrifying truth? Or will she find out just how far some people go to cover up their mistakes…
Three people. One accident. And several shocking twists…
The Accident – the stunning psychological thriller from the author of The Passenger and The New Friends.
What readers are saying about The Accident:
“The Accident by Daniel Hurst was a fantastic read. By far the best Daniel Hurst novel to date. Wheew... what a wild ride! This book is sure to be one of summer 2022s hottest reads.” -Netgalley Reviewer
“Absolutely devoured this book… couldn't put it down. Definitely deserved 5 stars, highly recommend.” -Goodreads Reviewer
“I read The Accident in a day. I found once I’d started it, I was drawn in and couldn’t put it down. Gripping and entertaining…” -Netgalley Reviewer
“Love this author’s books, he has such a unique way of telling a story that makes every book fascinating… pure reading pleasure. 10/10. 5 stars.” -Goodreads Reviewer
“I truly enjoyed this book - a really good psychological thriller, totally gripping and totally recommend.” -Booksprout Reviewer
“Every book by this author is a twisting, turning ride of words. Just when you think you see what will happen next, the complete opposite happens. I had to keep reading to find out what was going to happen. The conclusion to this emotional book was astounding. This book is a must read for those who like a book with surprises.” -Netgalley Reviewer
When three women head to Portugal for a long weekend in the sun, the goal is to celebrate an upcoming wedding. Jane is getting married, and Angela and Maya want to give her a good time before she does. But the carefree getaway soon goes awry, and by the time the friends board their flight home, they are all carrying a terrible secret. It’s one that could ruin each of their lives, which is why they make their pact - They agree to tell no one else what happened while they were away.
As long as they can do that, they should be fine. That is until somebody else threatens to share their secret, a dangerous third party who the friends cannot risk underestimating. That’s why they need to make another plan. And they need to do it fast before they lose everything that they have worked so hard to have at home…
Friends. Secrets. And one shocking conclusion…
A fast paced psychological thriller from the bestselling author of The Couple At Table Six, Til Death Do Us Part and the UK #1 The Passenger
Adele has had a colourful romantic past but has finally found her soulmate, Tom. They are engaged and she is looking forward to a future of blissful happiness.
Until she realises her ex-boyfriends are turning up dead.
At first the deaths seem accidental, but soon a sinister pattern emerges. All of Adele’s former partners are being killed off - in the order she dated them. As the body count grows, Adele has to figure out who is doing this and why.
Otherwise, it’s only a matter of time until the killer gets to Tom…
The Boyfriend – the stunning psychological thriller from the author of The Passenger and The Broken Vows.
What readers are saying about The Boyfriend:
“The twists and turns did not let up in this book. Finally a suspense/thriller that is not predictable and one that I would recommend. Had me on edge from start to finish…” –Netgalley Reviewer
“A thrilling and tense story that keeps you turning the pages to find out what is going on. The book is really well written and there are a range of interesting characters that you can't help but suspect. The conclusion was shocking and exciting. Definitely recommended, another great book by Daniel Hurst.” –Goodreads Reviewer
“I absolutely love this thriller and I was pretty much in the dark about what was going until the last page. If you’re looking for a one of a kind thriller that breaks away from the formula and keeps you interested this is the book for you.” –Netgalley Reviewer
“This is a compelling and original thriller with plenty of drama, twists, red herrings and a mystery at its heart. I raced through it as it's a quick read with highly unlikeable characters and a captivating plot.” –Goodreads Reviewer
“Daniel Hurst more than delivers with his latest novel, The Boyfriend! … a gripping thriller, that will keep you guessing page after page!!” –Booksprout Reviewer
“What a book. I found myself reading this at high pace and with adrenaline pumping. I don't know if this was because I wanted to find out the ending or because of the pace of the story.” –Netgalley Reviewer
“This book was wild and I enjoyed every second I was reading this! … full of twists and amazing turns that will have you guessing till the very end!” –Netgalley Reviewer
Karen is a busy wife and mother. Between work, her husband Peter, and their two children, Oscar and Noah, she doesn’t have a minute to herself.
So when it all begins to feel too much, Karen knows just what she needs - to get away for a little while. Nothing big. Just a short break.
Her friend, Eve, tells her about a quaint little holiday home, and Karen books herself a short stay. She’ll have time to read, take bubble baths, unwind. Perfect.
But this is no ordinary holiday home – it contains a dark and disturbing secret. Because Karen isn’t alone here – someone is watching her. Waiting for the right moment to spring the trap and plunge her into a nightmare she’ll never forget.
The Break – the stunning psychological thriller from the author of The Passenger and The New Friends
What readers are saying about The Break:
“The story is filled with twists, turns, and suspense that will have you sitting on the edge of your seat. Strong, well developed characters, both good and bad… make it hard to stop reading.” -Booksprout Reviewer
“I love Daniel Hurst books as they are gripping, addictive and always present a good story and this one did not fail to live up to expectations! This book was another page turner for me. It was exciting, tense and very readable and the characters were very credible. A brilliant read!” -Booksprout Reviewer
“I was immediately hooked from the moment I opened my Kindle. Suspenseful, twisted and thoroughly entertaining” -Netgalley Reviewer
“There is something comforting about a Daniel Hurst book, especially in such uncertain times, you know there is a solid beginning to introduce you to the story, a great middle where the drama unfolds and a rewarding ending where it all ties up…which altogether makes for a great read.” -Goodreads Reviewer
“Read it in a day with barely any breaks, but the breaks that I took just meant that I was thinking about it and wanted to get back to it! A really gripping read, with loads of twists to keep me wanting more…” -Curling Up with Coffee and a Kindle
“The Break is another gripping read from Hurst where once again I was immediately hooked. …a fast paced, effortless and quick read where the pages just turn themselves.” -Once Upon a Time Book Reviews
“This was just such a perfect novel by the author yet again, he can craft such a brilliant psychological thriller.” -Reading with a Buddy
A new psychological thriller from the author of the #1 bestselling book The Passenger.
Christmas. A time for family, friends...and enemies?Nicola is returning to her family home for the Christmas holidays to spend the festive season with her loved ones for the first time in several years. But she gets a shock when she discovers that there will be an unexpected guest joining them for dinner on the big day. Their elderly neighbour, Barbara, will be present at the table too after receiving an invitation from Nicola's parents because they hated to think of the old woman spending the day alone.
That is a big problem for Nicola, although she struggles to let her family members know why. As far as they are concerned, Barbara is just the sweet old lady from next door. But Nicola knows the truth. That woman is not all she seems. And now she is in their house...
Forced to confront several demons from her past, Nicola struggles through Christmas Day. But as difficult as it is to face the past, nothing is as hard as what happens next. It seems that Barbara has been waiting for Nicola to return home after all these years. Now she has, things will never be the same again...
She takes the same train every day. But this is a journey she’ll never forget.
Amanda is a hardworking single mum, completely focused on her job and her daughter, Louise. She’s been saving for years and now, finally, she can afford to give up work and chase her dream.
But then, on her commute home from London to Brighton, she meets a charming stranger - who seems to know everything about her.
He delivers an ultimatum . She needs to give him the code for the safe where she keeps her savings before the train reaches Brighton - or she’ll never see Louise again.
Convinced that the threat is real, Amanda is stunned, horrified. She knows she should give him the code, but she can’t. Because she also knows there is a terrible secret in that safe which will destroy her life and Louise’s too…
The Passenger – the stunning psychological thriller with a nerve-shredding climax. Perfect for fans of Mark Edwards, K.L. Slater, Miranda Rijks.
What readers are saying about The Passenger:
“A brilliant psychological thriller that keeps you turning the pages until the fantastic ending. Loved how it all came together and the tense and sinister feel of the book. Recommended!” –Goodreads Reviewer
“The Passenger is an addictive psychological thriller that rockets along faster that the train on which most of the story is set. It's a fast paced, well written roller coaster ride that had me hooked in from the opening, shocking prologue and glued to my Kindle.” –Goodreads Reviewer
"...a gripping and tense read, which kept me guessing and which kept me on the edge of my seat throughout." -Ginger Book Geek
“Loved this one, was hooked from the first page! There were some twists that I didn’t see coming and I love that!” –Netgalley Reviewer
“This was exciting, edge of the seat stuff and I really enjoyed it. I defy anyone not to read this in one sitting. Excellent plotline, unexpected twists & turns, nail bitingly (is that even a word) fast paced from start to finish.” –Netgalley Reviewer
Hurst draws the reader into his characters’ world and turns our expectations on their heads as we try and navigate through this unusual and cleverly drawn plot." -On the Shelf Books
Becky and Jamie are an ordinary hard-working couple trapped in the daily grind, dreaming of an easier life. On one of their rare vacations, they meet a wealthy couple, Phil and Mel, who seem to have it all – they are fun, well travelled, and very generous with their money.
But they are also very, very dangerous.
Because Phil and Mel are not who they say they are. And this is no random vacation friendship, they have chosen Jamie and Becky carefully, seducing them with the promise of a lifestyle just like theirs.
By the time Jamie and Becky realise what their new friends really want, it’s too late, they’ve lost everything, their hopes and dreams lie shattered.
The only question now is how far will they go to get even?
The New Friends – the stunning psychological thriller from the bestselling author of The Passenger, The Boyfriend, The Promotion.
What readers are saying about The New Friends:
“Oh my goodness I absolutely loved this book and if it wasn’t for work and everyday life I could have very easily read this in one sitting. I’d probably say this is my favourite book I’ve read this year!” –Netgalley Reviewer
“This is a gripping thriller with some amazingly written characters, even the antagonist you love to hate and he is probably one of the most EVIL characters I have met. Keep your guard up, while you are reading this one!! You will not know who to trust.” -Ally’s Reading Corner
“Absolutely loved this book from start to finish. I’ve always adored this author's books and this one was no exception. five [out] of five stars for plot and characters!” –Netgalley Reviewer
“Another brilliant book by Daniel Hurst who has become my favourite author with his thrilling and compelling books. The plot was exciting and tense and I couldn't put it down! Can't wait for the next one!” –Goodreads Reviewer
“This one doesn't quit for two seconds. It throws you straight in almost instantly. Thought it was brilliant, fast paced book…” -Two Ladies and a Book
“This is another fantastic page turner by Daniel Hurst. I started it yesterday morning and planned to read a few pages and had finished it before the end of the day. It’s an excellent thriller that is highly engaging with an intriguing plot.” –Netgalley Reviewer
He seemed perfect. But he was a liar...Sarah is in a loving relationship with Paul, a man she hopes to one day marry and start a family with, until his untimely death turns her world upside down.
Trying to come to terms with her loss, Sarah finds comfort in looking through Paul's old things, including his laptop and his emails. But after finding something troubling, Sarah begins to discover things about her late partner that she never knew before, and it seems he wasn't as perfect as she thought. As she unravels more about his secretive past, she ends up learning things that not only break her heart but things that the police would be interested to know too.
But it's only when she keeps digging that she realises that some of these secrets are also shared by people who are still alive. And they will do anything to keep them hidden...
He was a liar. And now she is in danger...