Wednesday 4 August 2021

The Heights by Louise Candlish @louise_candlish @simonschusterUK #Win #Giveaway #Prize #Competition #TheHeights #CloseToTheEdge


He thinks he’s safe up there. But he’ll never be safe from you. 
The Heights is a tall, slender apartment building among the warehouses of Tower Bridge, its roof terrace so discreet you wouldn’t know it existed if you weren't standing at the window of the flat directly opposite. But you are. And that’s when you see a man up there – a man you’d recognize anywhere. He’s older now and his appearance has subtly changed, but it’s definitely him. 

Which makes no sense at all since you know he has been dead for over two years.  You know this for a fact.  

Because you’re the one who killed him.  It’s time to confess what we did up there.
‘Kieran Watts has been dead for over two years when I see him standing on the roof of a building in Shad Thames…’


The Heights by Louise Candlish is published on 5 August by Simon & Schuster. I read and reviewed this for the Express. It's a twisty, shocker of a book and I loved it.

I'm delighted to have one hardback copy to give away today. Entry is simple, just fill out the competition widget in this blog post.    UK entries only please. 


'It twists and it turns and it twists again. The Heights by Louise Candlish is the very definition of a “just one more chapter” novel. I devoured it. And it’s full of such great writing about the ferocity of maternal love' 
  -- Hannah Beckerman, author of If Only I Could Tell You

‘Impossible to resist, impossible to predict, impossible to put down… this is an author at the top of her game’ 
  -- Erin Kelly, author of Watch Her Fall

'There’s nothing quite so chilling as the roar of mother tiger love. Louise Candlish had my heart in my throat. Dizzily dark. Dangerous. Deadly' 
-- Jane Corry, author of The Lies We Tell

'No one creates middle-class characters we love to hate quite like Louise Candlish. I’d expected her to do this, and to provide a great sense of place, and twists that would have been rifling through the book to see how they’d been done. What I wasn’t expecting was that this thriller of obsessive revenge and intense parental grief would tug at my heartstrings. Smart, addictive, twisting, surprising. Highly recommended' 
-- Sarah Vaughan, author of Little Disasters

One hardback copy of The Heights by Louise Candlish

Louise Candlish is the Sunday Times bestselling author of fourteen novels. 

Our House, a #1 bestseller, won the Crime & Thriller Book of the Year at the 2019 British Book Awards, was longlisted for the 2019 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year, and was shortlisted for the Goldsboro Books Glass Bell Award. 
It is soon to be a major ITV drama made by Death in Paradise producers Red Planet Pictures. 

Louise lives in London with her husband and daughter. 

Visit her at or connect with her on Twitter @Louise_Candlish.

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