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'Sinister and compelling' My Weekly
'An outstanding thriller with an ending we didn't see coming' Bella

You are inside.
With your husband and baby. Your life warm and calm and untroubled.

I am outside.
Alone. Looking in. Watching you.

You have all I ever wanted.
Now it's time for you to share.

'A gripping blend of creepy psychological suspense and powerful domestic drama. Elliot Wright uses her insight into human nature and her storytelling skills to thrilling effect.' T J Emerson, author of The Perfect Holiday

'With her taut writing and immaculate pacing, Susan Elliot Wright has created a dark and sinister tale of toxic family relationships, full of secrets and lies, layered with a perfect example of the smothering isolation felt by so many new mothers. I was utterly gripped from start to finish.' Lisa Hall, author of The Woman in the Woods

'Wonderfully tense from the very first page, I ripped through this in a few nights.' Sophie Flynn, author of Keep Them Close

'A real page turner. I read it in one sitting, desperate to know whether what any of the characters told me was true, and gripped as it came to its devastating and unpredictable climax.' Penny Hancock, author of The Choice

'An unnerving, suspenseful study of what it truly means to mother and build family ties. Susan creates an authentic and compelling picture of the many facets of a woman's inner world. The way she portrays motherhood and the responsibility of care is timely, compassionate and honest. I devoured it!' Amy Heydenrych, author of Chasing Marian

'All You Ever Wanted is packed full of menace and danger, and deftly exposes the fragility of family life. Susan Elliot Wright reminds us to be careful what we wish for…' Emma Bamford, author of Deep Water

‘Dark and sinister, this creepy psychological thriller has it all. Gripping throughout, it has a satisfying and jaw-dropping ending’ My Weekly

This is not a predictable thriller, I was very surprised by some of the turns. But what it is is a cracking read from a great storyteller who has real insight into female, male and dark psychology' Milly Johnson

About The Author

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Susan Elliot Wright is the author of The Things We Never Said and The Secrets We Left Behind. She has an MA in Writing from Sheffield Hallam University.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (October 27, 2022)
  • Length: 400 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781398503304

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Praise for Susan Elliot Wright

‘Dark and compelling, a slow-motion collapse; I read it in 24 hours with my heart in my mouth. So good!’ Julie Cohen, author of Together

'Passionate, intriguing and beautifully written... deserves to stand on the shelf next to Maggie O'Farrell's books. A powerful and talented new voice' Rachel Hore, bestselling author of The Love Child

'A brave and moving story about how much can be lost and what happens next' Alison Moore, author of Booker-shortlisted The Lighthouse

'Exquisite storytelling, full to the brim with authentic characters, family secrets and emotional weight' Isabel Ashdown

‘As heart-breaking as it is captivating, [...] you’re left with no choice but to put life on hold while you race to the end’ Woman and Home

'Dark, tragic … at once heartbreaking and compelling’ Daily Express

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