The first in a series of dark, sexy thrillers set across London and Sicily.
Chloe Esposito is from Cheltenham and now lives in London. She has a BA and MA in English from Oxford University, where her dissertation focused on 19th-century feminist writers. She has been a senior management consultant, an English teacher at two of the UK's top private schools and a fashion stylist at Conde Nast. She is 32, a graduate of the Faber Academy and is now writing full-time. Mad, the first book in the Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know series, is Chloe's first novel
Sizzlingly glamorous * Guardian * This summer's raciest read . . . The must-have beach read for millennials this summer * Telegraph * A summer read to make you hotter than the weather outside . . . you'd be mad not to find room for this in your case * Sun * A fast-paced tale of sex, lies and murder . . . Sex and the City dialled up several notches * Stylist * The white-hot debut * Glamour * Gone Girl plus . . . Esposito has added a dollop of Bridget Jones to the mix * Telegraph * So begins this caper that has Alvina up to her neck in designer labels, hot sex and trouble . . . outrageous - it kept me reading * Daily Mail * I just read Mad in one go. I bloody LOVED it. Like Gone Girl, if Amy Schumer had written it. SUCH fun -- Bryony Gordon * bestselling author of Mad Girl * One of the most compelling and hilarious characters we've come across in a long time. Warning: this brilliant and dark book is not for the faint-hearted * New Magazine * Like The Devil Wears Prada - fast-paced, but funnier and more readable * Independent, 10 Best Debut Novels by Women Authors * She's an evil hot mess is what she is, and I kinda like it! -- Sarah Knight * bestselling author of The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F**k * Allergic to chick lit? Meet Alvie Knightly . . . Insane as its title promises * Mail on Sunday * Raunchy, fun * Guardian * Trust us when we say that you won't ever have encountered a character quite like Alvie Knightly - the often-drunk, sex-mad, always-sassy heroine . . . A brilliantly bonkers read * Heat * If you loved [Paula Hawkins'] Into the Water, try Mad * Red * Pure, unadulterated entertainment. There is nothing Chloe Esposito's Alvie won't do. Strap in for a fun, fast and fresh read -- Ali Land * author of Sunday Times bestseller Good Me Bad Me * Chloe Esposito introduces a compelling and uncensored antiheroine * US Weekly * Using Sicily as a backdrop with its gorgeous architecture, villas and sexy men, Esposito pens an unforgettable summer debut headed by a no-holds-barred protagonist * Library Journal * Mad is deliciously over-the-top, with a protagonist you'll never forget and an ending that promises more chaos to come * Bookpage * Chloe [has] a fantastic natural vibrancy and humour in her work -- Richard Skinner, Director of Fiction at the Faber Academy What readers are saying about Mad * - * 100% MAD about this book * NetGalley Reviewer * A page-turner, compelling and delightfully crazy. I can't wait for books two and three * NetGalley Reviewer * Chloe Esposito has broken the mould. The unconventional heroine and plot breaks so many conventions leading to an enjoyable, fast-paced read, which manages to be well-written and funny. It is perfect for the beach or a long journey * NetGalley Reviewer * Absolutely loved this book, a real page turner and I didn't want to come to the end * NetGalley Reviewer * Whoa! Yeah I started my review like that . . . but that's what this book is whoooaaa! it truly is M.A.D. . . . Mental Addictive * NetGalley Reviewer * Insane for all the right reasons - once you meet Alvie Knightly you won't want to turn your back on her, no way! * NetGalley Reviewer * This novel cracks along with frenetic, addictive style, beautifully descriptive in hot and heavy fashion . . . highly recommended * NetGalley Reviewer * Mad is certainly mad! I was hooked on our hero, Alvie * NetGalley Reviewer *