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S.J. Bolton


S. J. Bolton was born in Lancashire. She lives near Oxford with her husband and young son and is currently working on her next thriller.

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Like This, For Ever
Written by S.J. Bolton

Hardcover | 400 pages | Bantam Press | Fiction - Adventure; Fiction - Thrillers; Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-593-06916-5 (0-593-06916-1)

May 13, 2013 | $32.95



Keep telling yourself it's only fiction... As you read this heart-hammering thriller from the queen of London's crime scene. 

     Bright red. Like rose petals. Or rubies. Or balloons. Little red droplets.

     Barney knows the killer will strike again soon. The victim will be another boy, just like him. He will drain the...


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Dead Scared
Written by S.J. Bolton

Paperback | 432 pages | Corgi | Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-552-15982-1 (0-552-15982-4)

February 25, 2013 | $11.99



Keep telling yourself it's only fiction... as you read this sensational thriller. Are you scared yet?

When a Cambridge student dramatically attempts to take her own life, DI Mark Joesbury realizes that the university has developed an unhealthy record of young people committing suicide in extraordinary ways.

Against huge personal misgivings, Joesbury sends...



Also available as a hardcover.

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Now You See Me
Written by S.J. Bolton

Paperback | 432 pages | Corgi | Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-552-15980-7 (0-552-15980-8)

May 21, 2012 | $11.99



Lacey Flint is a London policewoman with a secret past, a morbid fascination with serial killers and a curiously empty flat. On the job she's quiet and plainly dressed. At night she has an unusual social life.

When Lacey returns to her car one evening to find a woman fatally stabbed right...


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Dead Scared
Written by S.J. Bolton

Hardcover | 432 pages | Bantam Press | Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-593-06415-3 (0-593-06415-1)

May 14, 2012 | $32.95



Keep telling yourself it's only fiction... as you read this sensational thriller. Are you scared yet?
 
When a Cambridge student dramatically attempts to take her own life, DI Mark Joesbury realizes that the university has developed an unhealthy record of young people committing suicide in extraordinary ways. Against huge personal misgivings, Joesbury...

Also available as a paperback.

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Awakening
Written by S.J. Bolton

Paperback | 340 pages | Corgi | Fiction - Adventure; Fiction - Thrillers
978-0-552-15978-4 (0-552-15978-6)

February 1, 2010 | $11.99



An idyllic village is thrown into ­turmoil in the startling, heart-racing new thriller from the author of Sacrifice.

How did it all begin? I suppose it would be the day I rescued a new-born baby from a poisonous snake, heard the news of my mother’s death and encountered my first ghost...

Also available as a trade paperback.

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Awakening
Written by S.J. Bolton

Trade Paperback | 400 pages | Bantam Press | Fiction - Adventure; Fiction - Thrillers
978-0-593-05924-1 (0-593-05924-7)

August 31, 2009 | $24.95



An idyllic village is thrown into ­turmoil in the startling, heart-racing new thriller from the author of Sacrifice.

How did it all begin? I suppose it would be the day I rescued a new-born baby from a poisonous snake, heard the news of my mother’s death and encountered my first ghost...

Also available as a paperback.

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Sacrifice
Written by S.J. Bolton

Paperback | 416 pages | Corgi | Fiction - Adventure; Fiction - Thrillers
978-0-552-15615-8 (0-552-15615-9)

February 17, 2009 | $11.99



You’re born. You live. They die.

Moving to remote Shetland has been unsettling enough for consultant surgeon Tora Hamilton; even before the gruesome discovery she makes one rain-drenched afternoon…Deep in the peat soil of her field she is shocked to find the perfectly preserved body of a young woman, a gaping hole...