The Suspect


Suspense & Thriller

UK Publication

Penguin Random House / Transworld, January 2019

US Publication

Penguin Random House / Berkley, January 2019

Film & TV

Rights Available

Press and Reviews

Fiona Barton’s debut novel The Widow was a bestseller last year and her second psychological thriller deserves to follow suit. It is gruesomely compelling, mawkish and…”

This new thriller underlines her exceptional ability to sustain a striking story from first page to last… a twisty and satisfying plot.”

Gripping…you can almost sense the thrill of the chase here and Kate become more determined to uncover the truth. But Barton is just as interested in…”

The discovery of a skeleton changes three women’s lives in this satisfying mystery. The three—a reporter, a troubled editor and the mother of a newborn kidnapped…”

A fast-paced whodunnit with heart, characters I feel I know and a deliciously dark twist. Superb writing, often blackly funny, and a scene that made me…”

Wow, Fiona Barton really knows her stuff; The Suspect is utterly authentic, terrifyingly plausible and an absolute heartbreaker.”

Fiona Barton is a master of “just one more chapter” and kept me reading late into the night, unable to look away. The Suspect is a…”

In The Suspect, Fiona Barton has created a beautifully crafted and intricate novel where we see every situation from every perspective until her final twist of…”

Fiona Barton has taken a nightmarish scenario and woven it into a dark and twisty tale that sees tenacious journalist Kate Waters at her puzzle-solving best.…”

The exceedingly twisty tale…will test Kate, and her painfully conflicting loyalties, to the limit. Barton’s many fans will be rewarded.”