Helen Callaghan was born in Los Angeles, California, to British parents, and her early years were spent in both the US and UK. After several early false starts as a nurse, barmaid and actor, she settled into bookselling, working as a fiction specialist and buyer for a variety of bookshops. Eventually, she studied for her A-Levels at night school and achieved a place at Cambridge University as a mature student.Helen is the Sunday Times bestselling author of Dear Amy and Everything is Lies.
A clever psychological thriller * Red * Engaging and utterly thrilling. The breathtaking finale is the most exciting and terrifying thing I have read in a very long time * bestselling author of Into the Darkest Corner * A brilliant book . . . superb * bestselling author of Kill Me Again * Well-written and pacey * Sunday Mirror * Enthralling. The writing is brilliantly shocking * bestselling author of Last Seen Alive * Wow - this one's a roller coaster! * Woman * Thrilling * Sun * Riveting * Sunday Times * An accomplished psychological twister * Daily Mail * A terrific, tricky premise and the suspense thriller readers hope for - a tense plot, imaginative twists, and smart writing * bestselling author of Black-Eyed Susans * Praise for Dear Amy * - * Included in 'This Week's Hot Read' * Woman * I read it almost in one sitting. It's so good, such a wonderfully evocative setting and a plot that drives through as relentlessly as that Orkney rain. I love how she completely conveys the world of the archaeological dig, and her characters are so carefully drawn, so that you never quite know who to like, who to trust - very clever. It's totally compulsive -- Sabine Durrant * bestselling author of Lie With Me * A gripping, atmospheric and dark thriller * Sun * A masterclass in tension, coupled with the most atmospheric of settings * Woman's Weekly *