Clare Mackintosh spent twelve years in the police force, including time on CID, and as a public order commander. She left the police in 2011 to work as a freelance journalist and social media consultant and is the founder of the Chipping Norton Literary Festival. She now writes full time and lives in North Wales with her husband and their three children.
Clare's debut novel, I Let You Go, is a Sunday Times bestseller, has been translated into thirty languages and was the fastest-selling title by a new crime writer in 2015, selling over one million copies worldwide. It was selected for both the Richard and Judy Book Club, where it was the winning title of the readers' vote for the summer 2015 selection, and ITV's Loose Women's Loose Books. I Let You Go also won the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year in 2016. I See You is Clare's second novel, and is a number one bestseller.
Clare is the patron of the Silver Star Society, an Oxford-based charity which supports the work carried out in the John Radcliffe Hospital's Silver Star unit, providing special care for mothers with medical complications during pregnancy.
For more information visit Clare's website www.claremackintosh.com or find her at www.facebook.com/ClareMackWrites or on Twitter @ClareMackint0sh #ILetYouGo #ISeeYou
[A] sensational debut . . . searing twists * Daily Mail on I Let You Go *
A terrific, compelling read with an astonishing twist that floored me. I loved it and did not want it to end * Peter James on I Let You Go *
A taut psychological thriller with a startling twist * Daily Express on I Let You Go *
Astonishingly good * Lee Child on I Let You Go *
A hugely assured and gripping debut and a twist that made me green with envy * Mark Billingham on I Let You Go *
Tense and fast-paced with a heart-hammering shock of an ending * Good Housekeeping on I Let You Go *
Absolutely brilliant - I ripped through it * Jenny Colgan on I Let You Go *
A chilling and original story that should make everybody reconsider the predictability of their behaviour - kept me reading until dawn * Number one kindle bestselling author, Rachel Abbott *
Wonderfully sinister. Had me looking over my shoulder every time I travelled on the tube * Fiona Barton, author of The Widow *
Clare Mackintosh has done it again. Feverishly tense, devilishly clever, I See You will creep up on your before giving you the fright of your life * Number one kindle bestselling author, Mark Edwards *
I was gripped from the very first page. Creepy and compelling with a twist I didn't see coming. I loved it * Claire Douglas, author of The Sisters *
Once all the pieces fell into place, I could hardly see the pages for jealously that I hadn't had the idea myself. Genius! I predict it will be as big a hit as I Let You Go * Tammy Cohen, author of When She Was Bad *
I See You stands out from the crowd with flawless plotting and an eye for detail which will send a satisfying chill through its readers. I loved it! * Renee Knight, author of Disclaimer *
Heart-stoppingly excellent * CL Taylor, author of The Lie *
A brilliant idea brilliantly done. The best kind of thriller - compelling, mysterious, and close to home: it feels like it could really happen * Alex Lake, author of After Anna *
This psychological thriller will have you sucked in from the moment you begin. A completely believable story that will leave you looking over your shoulder. . . * Best *
Impressive and original . . . distressingly close to possible reality * The Times *
A highly accomplished novel . . . arresting . . . ingenious * Sunday Times *
As creepy as they come . . . We raced through this deeply unsettling thriller in two days . . . and looked over our shoulder the whole time * Heat *
Clare Mackintosh's I See You is chilling-but that's not the best part about it. It's mind-bending; it makes you reevaluate every step you take and you will see the world in a different light. And that is genius * Alexandra Burt, author of Little Girl Gone *