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She acts like she's your new best friend, but is she really a deadly enemy?

When Isabel nearly runs over mysterious Alicia, she is ridden with guilt. She helps Alicia get a job at the supermarket where she works and soon, Alicia is acting like her new best friend.  Then fires break out all over town and she suspects Alicia knows more than she's letting on, but it’s Isabel the police want to question. In order to survive, she must question her own innocence, her sanity and the very fabric of her morality.

FRY is a very British psychological thriller.'s Best Indie Books of 2013

May queen killers

Where have all the May Queens gone?

A beauty queen is missing

Troubled mystery writer Jock witnesses the disappearance of beautiful May Queen, Sapphire and is determined to help find her. But he soon discovers that Sapphire is not the person her friends thought she was. Is there a deeper reason why Sapphire wanted the title so badly? Did she know more about the May Queen Killers than she let on?

May Queen Killers is a very British mystery set on the English/Welsh border.

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About me

Hi, I’m Lorna Dounaeva

I started out as a politics graduate and worked for the British Home Office for a number of years, before turning to crime fiction. My first novel, FRY came out in 2013. Since then, I’ve published my second book, May Queen Killers and I’ve been working on a number of different projects, including more books in the FRY series.

I was named after the novel, Lorna Doone, and as you would expect, I love reading! My favourite genres are psychological thrillers, (especially authors like Rachel Abbott, Julia Crouch, Nicci French and Mark Edwards). I also like women’s fiction (Marian Keyes, Sophie Kinsella, Lisa Jewell and Jane Green) and a bit of historical fiction (Jane Austen, The Bronte sisters and more recently, Victoria Hislop.)

I live in Surrey, England with my husband and our 3 children, who keep me busy wiping food off the ceiling and removing mints from USB sockets.

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