Review of Claire Mackintosh’s I SEE YOU

I SEE YOU  Clare Mackintosh Berkley Pub Feb. 21st, 2017   I SEE YOU by Clare Mackintosh is a riveting psychological thriller. She is two for two in writing plot lines that will scare, worry and terrify readers. The novel is a police drama, a mystery, and a suspense story. The author seems to have found her niche, writing stories about ordinary women who are put in jeopardy. The plot is a warning of sorts from Mackintosh, a former police detective. She shows the dangers and benefits of the technology world. The plot begins with Zoe Walker, an average working mother, seeing an “advert” in the London Gazette. She becomes flustered and...

Clare Mackintosh wins 2016 Old Peculier Crime Novel Of The Year Jul22

Clare Mackintosh wins 2016 Old Peculier Crime Nove...

Tonight, it was announced that Clare Mackintosh has been awarded the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award for I LET YOU GO.   Clare Mackintosh said: “I first came to Harrogate as an unpublished author so to win this award tonight is a dream come true. I would like to thank my publishers and agent for supporting me, everybody who has read and recommended I Let You Go, and the crime writing community for their endless encouragement.”   The 2016 Award is sponsored by T&R Theakston Ltd and supported by WHSmith and The Radio Times. Clare collected a £3,000 cash prize, as well as a handmade, engraved oak beer cask...

2016  Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Shortlist Jun03

2016 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Yea...

The folks behind the fabulously named  Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year have revealed the shortlist for the 2016 award. Now in its twelfth year, the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award was created to celebrate the very best in crime writing and is open to crime authors whose novels were published in paperback from 1 May 2015 to 18 April 2016. The 2016 Award is run in partnership with T&R Theakston Ltd, WHSmith, and The Radio Times. The shortlist: TIME OF DEATH by Mark Billingham (Sphere) CAREER OF EVIL by Robert Galbraith (Sphere) TELL NO TALES by Eva Dolan (Harvill Secker) DISCLAIMER by Renee Knight...

Clare Mackintosh talks about I LET YOU GO

I LET YOU GO has very powerful themes of emotional and physical abuse, atonement and forgiveness. Two detectives are attempting to find out who was responsible for the hit and run accident that killed a five-year-old boy. They are thwarted by a rainy and dark day, and that no one was able to figure out what kind of car hit him or see any noteworthy characteristics of the driver, basically leaving the detectives without any clues to follow. The main character, Jenna, disappears, attempting to make a fresh start in a small town on the Welsh coast. But she is haunted by her fears, her grief and her memories of a cruel November night that...