What readers are saying about The Fear

Less than two months to go until The Fear by C.L. Taylor hits the shelves! I finished this book in two days and almost felt as if I couldn’t breathe until I reached the last line. If you’ve read any of C.L. Taylor’s books before, you’ll know exactly what I mean. Although I do have to say that this is her most gripping book to date!

Is it because the story is told by three compelling female characters that each have their own voice? Is it because of genuinely creepy the male protagonist is, grooming teenage girls and making them fall in ‘love’ with him? You’ll have to read the book to find out! While you wait for it to be out on 22nd March 2018, here’s a few lines from other authors who’ve read The Fear so you get a glimpse of what to expect.

‘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

‘Fans of C.L. Taylor are in for a treat. The Fear is her best yet.’
Clare Mackintosh, author of I Let You Go

‘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 ending.’
CJ Tudor, author of The Chalk Man

‘When you finish a book and your lungs hurt because you’ve FORGOTTEN TO BREATHE.’
Miranda Dickinson, author of Searching for a Silver Lining

‘Claustrophobic and compelling.’

Karin Slaughter, bestselling author

‘A gripping and disturbing psychological thriller, The Fear is as addictive as it is dark.’
Lucy Clarke, author of Last Seen

‘I lost my entire weekend to it! What an absolutely cracking read…pacy, well written, and anxiety inducing.’
Lisa Hall, author of Between You and Me

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!’
Emma Kavanagh, author of The Missing Hours

‘A tense heart-stopper! CL Taylor’s story-telling goes from strength to strength in this tense tale of revenge gone horribly wrong’

My Weekly magazine

The Fear covers very dark territory, but it is handled realistically and sensitively through her excellent writing… I flew through this book, desperate to know how it was all going to pan out as the tension was firmly ratcheted up… Fantastically plotted and perfectly paced, this dark thriller gets a standing ovation from me.’

S.J.I. Holliday

‘A dark, compelling thriller with an ending that chilled me to the core. Out in March, it’s not to be missed!’

Nuala Ellwood, author of My Sister’s Bones

‘Finished this beauty at the weekend. God, C.L. Taylor knows how to spin a thriller; clever, compulsive, unflinching, this one gets darker with every chapter. I can heartily recommend.’

Colette McBeth

‘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’.’
Caz Frear (author of Sweet Little Lies)

‘This is her best book yet. A disturbing, and all too real story that tests your own morals as you quickly flick through the pages. Dark, claustrophobic realism – I was completely gripped. She just gets better and better.’

Mel Sherratt, author of Taunting the Dead

‘Dark and disturbing. This is a book I will remember for a long time.’
Rachel Abbott, author of The Sixth Window

Tense, twisty, terrifying—with one of the best premises I’ve read in ages.’
Julie Cohen, author of Together

‘CL Taylor takes it to a new level with The Fear. It’s dark, brave and almost unbearably tense. I loved it.’

Mark Edwards

Don’t these quotes just make you shiver with anticipation? Make sure you pre-order The Fear!

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