Jo Spain is a full-time writer and screenwriter. Her first novel, With Our Blessing, was one of seven books shortlisted in the Richard and Judy Search for a Bestseller competition and her first psychological thriller, The Confession, was a number one bestseller in Ireland. Jo co-wrote the ground-breaking television series Taken Down, which first broadcast in Ireland in 2018. She's now working on multiple European television projects. Jo lives in Dublin with her husband and their four young children.
Wonderfully drawn characters and more secrets and motives than you can shake a stick at. Loved, loved, loved - Caz Frear, author of Sweet Little Lies Clever, pacey, compulsive - Sunday Mirror Brilliant writing, great story . . . a really cracking read - BA Paris, author of Behind Closed Doors and Bring Me Back Enthralling - Spain dissects her characters' secrets with razor-sharp precision - JP Delaney, author of The Girl Before Brilliantly crafted . . . each piece of the puzzle is gradually put together and keeps you gripped until the end - Prima A clever and unusual premise . . . punchy and energetic . . . a brilliant hook and rapid-fire ride - Irish Independent A contender for the most arresting opening paragraph of the year . . . This is crime fiction for grown-ups, taking its time to explore the ins and outs of human psychology - Sunday Express Fresh, witty writing style . . . an eye for details make the characters instantly believable - Daily Mail