Ellery Lloyd is the pseudonym for London-based husband-and-wife writing team Collette Lyons and Paul Vlitos. Collette is a journalist and editor, the former features editor at Stylist, content director of Elle and editorial director at Soho House. She has written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and the Sunday Times as well as two travel books. Paul is the author of two previous novels, Welcome to the Working Week and Every Day is Like Sunday. He is the program director for English Literature with Creative Writing at the University of Surrey. People Like Her is their first novel.
Excellent characterisation turns up the tension in this addictive and absorbing psychological thriller. I was hooked from first page to last -- Olivia Kiernan, author of <i>If Looks Could Kill</i> Absolutely loved [it] . . . Twisty and dark, like all great thrillers, but very, very funny -- Abbie Greaves, author of <i>The Silent Treatment</i> Social media has never been so dark or so compelling. A disturbing peek into the world of influencers and how it affects their families, People Like Her had me hooked right up to the jaw-dropping end -- Samantha Downing, bestselling author of <i>My Lovely Wife </i>and <i>He Started It</i> I loved it! I was actually holding my breath towards the end. Such a chillingly dark examination of what can happen if you filter the reality. . . through Instagram & pretend to be someone you're not -- Nikki Smith, author of <i>All In Her Head</i> Don't read this book on the train - I missed my stop . . . On one level, People Like Her is a thrilling, witty pageturner that makes you laugh out loud. But on another, it is a sharp dissection of a very modern way of life [and] will make you look at 21st century life in a different way -- Holly Watt, author of <i>To The Lions</i> Suspenseful, thought-provoking, clever, and I suspected everyone. The insights into human nature were spot-on, the characters felt true to life and I was genuinely gripped . . . A truly brilliant and a refreshingly original read -- Karen Hamilton, author of <i>The Last Wife</i> and <i>The Perfect Girlfriend</i> [I] inhaled People Like Her in a single sitting . . . Breathlessly fast, brilliantly original. Bravo, Ellery Lloyd! -- Clare Mackintosh, bestselling author of <i>I Let You Go </i>and <i>After the End</i>