Quicksand

Quicksand

Is this teenage girl a demonised victim or cold-blooded killer...? We Need to Talk About Kevin meets The Secret History in this gripping novel about secrets and murder.

The air is hazy and grey with gunpowder smoke. Everyone has been shot but me. I haven't got so much as a bruise....

Is Maja a normal eighteen-year-old, the poster girl-next-door, popular and excelling at her schoolwork, caught in the middle of a terrible tragedy? Or is she the most reviled teenager in the country? 

Either way, everyone knows her name. She has spent nine excruciating months in jail, awaiting trial for a mass murder that killed her boyfriend and her best friend, and now the time has come for her to enter the courtroom... 

  • Simon & Schuster UK | 
  • 416 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781471160325 | 
  • April 2017
List Price £12.99
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Malin Persson Giolito

Malin Persson Giolito was born in Stockholm in 1969. She has worked as a lawyer and as an official for the European Commission in Brussels, where she lives with her husband and three daughters.

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