The sensational, gripping thriller from the Sunday Times bestseller
C.L. Taylor is a Sunday Times bestselling author. Her psychological thrillers have sold over a million copies in the UK alone, been translated into over twenty languages, and optioned for television. Her 2019 novel, Sleep, was a Richard and Judy pick. C.L. Taylor lives in Bristol with her partner and son.
Praise for The Fear:
'Fans of C.L. Taylor are in for a treat. The Fear is her best
Clare Mackintosh (author of I Let You Go)
'Smart, packing a punch to the heart, and dark in all the right places, The Fear has bestseller written all over it.' Sarah Pinborough
'A terrifying glimpse into a dark subject. This brilliant book
stayed with me long after I finished the last page.'
Cass Green (author of In a Cottage in a Wood)
'A highly original and timely tale that kept me utterly
enthralled and entertained from beginning to end.'
Liz Nugent (author of Unravelling Oliver)
'A total corker! Twisted, unbearably tense and a shock
CJ Tudor (author of The Chalk Man)
'When you finish a book and your lungs hurt because you've
FORGOTTEN TO BREATHE.'
'Dark and disturbing. This is a book I will remember for a long
'A gripping and disturbing psychological thriller, The Fear is
as addictive as it is dark.'
Tense, twisty, terrifying-with one of the best premises I've
read in ages.'
'I lost my entire weekend to it! What an absolutely cracking
read...pacy, well written, and anxiety inducing.'
'The Fear is a compulsive read, that forces the reader to
consider just how far they would go to protect themselves and those
around them. I could not put this book down!'
'It's a close call as the bar's set so high but this has to be
C.L. Taylor's best yet. SO entertaining, high on the shock-factor
and yet totally 'real'.'
'The Fear covers very dark territory, but it is handled realistically and sensitively through her excellent writing...Fantastically plotted and perfectly paced, this dark thriller gets a standing ovation from me.' S.J.I. Holliday
'A disturbing and all too real story that tests your own morals as you quickly flick through the pages. Dark, claustrophobic realism - I was completed gripped.' Mel Sherratt