In this psychological thriller from the award-winning author of Trap Door, a young woman's new home hangs on the brink of madness. Lisa can't believe her luck when she finds a beautiful room to rent in a large house. The live-in owners are a kind and welcoming couple. Everything is fine until she finds a suicide note hidden in her room. But when the couple insist this man didn't exist and that Lisa is their first tenant, Lisa begins to doubt herself. Compelled to uncover the secrets of the man who lived in the room before her, Lisa is alarmed when increasingly disturbing incidents start to happen. Someone doesn't want Lisa to find out the truth. As the four walls of this house and its secrets begin to close in on Lisa, she descends into a hellish hall of mirrors where she's not sure what's real and what's not as she claws her way towards the truth . . . This room has already claimed one victim? Is it about to take another? Praise for International Bestselling Author Dreda Say Mitchell and Her Work "As good as it gets." --Lee Child "A truly original voice." --Peter James "Thrilling." --Sunday Express Books of the Year "Awesome tale from a talented writer." --The Sun (UK) "Fast-paced and full of twists and turns." --Crime Scene Magazine Dreda was awarded an MBE in Her Majesty the Queen's 2020 New Year's Honors List Spare Room will appeal to readers of domestic noir, as well as fans of authors like Cara Hunter, Lisa Jewell, B. A. Paris, and Rachel Abbott.
About the Author
Dreda Say Mitchell MBE is an award-winning, bestselling crime writer, broadcaster, campaigner, and journalist. Since her sixth book she has been co-writing with Tony Mason. She is the author of eleven novels, with her debut awarded The CWA's John Creasey Dagger. She has been a frequent guest on television and radio including Question Time, BBC Breakfast, Newsnight, Victoria Derbyshire, The Stephen Nolan Show, Front Row and Woman's Hour and numerous others. She has presented Radio 4's Open Book. Dreda was named one of Britain's 50 Remarkable Women by Lady Geek in association with Nokia. She was the 2011 chair of the Harrogate Crime Fiction Festival. Dreda and Tony's work is currently in development for TV. She was born and raised in the East End of London where she continues to live. Dreda was awarded an MBE in the 2020 Queen's New Year Honours list for services to literature.