Thursday, 25 September 2014

Giveaway: Don't Stand So Close by Luana Lewis

Don't Stand So Close is the fabulous debut from author Luana Lewis which came out in paperback on 11th September.

Luana, has very kindly given me a copy for a giveaway which she will happily sign for the lucky winner.

The Blurb

A lingering, compulsive debut novel that will keep you tightly in its grip.

What would you do if a young girl knocked on your door and asked for your help?

If it was snowing and she was freezing cold, but you were afraid and alone?

What would you do if you let her in, but couldn't make her leave?

What if she told you terrible lies about someone you love, but the truth was even worse?

Stella has been cocooned in her home for three years. Severely agoraphobic, she knows she is safe in the stark, isolated house she shares with her husband, Max. The traumatic memories of her final case as a psychologist are that much easier to keep at a distance, too.

But the night that Blue arrives on her doorstep with her frightened eyes and sad stories, Stella's carefully controlled world begins to unravel around her.

About The Author

S.L. Lewis is a clinical psychologist and author of two non-fiction books (written under Sharon Lewis ): An Adult’s Guide to Childhood Trauma (1999, Cape Town: David Phillip Publishers) and Dealing with Rape (1994,Johannesburg: Maskew Miller Longman). As well as writing for several newspapers, magazines and journals, she has recently completed an MA in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University. She has also attended workshops at Arvon and City Lit.

DON’T STAND SO CLOSE is her d├ębut novel, a gripping psychological thriller about a reclusive psychologist who is forced to confront trauma from her past and secrets in her marriage.





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3 comments:

  1. I ove love to win this, I have been interested in it since I discovered it on amazon months ago! As for my favourite crime? I love a bit of Linwood Barclay! Thanks for the chance of winning! X

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  2. What a great prize, I've just read This Little Piggy by Bea Davenport where the protagonist is a reporter on the local paper - well worth a read

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  3. Have to agree with Sam above Linwood Barclay is fab. Thanks for the giveaway
    Gill x

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