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Clare Mackintosh
Clare Mackintosh spent twelve years in the police force, including time on CID, and as a public order commander. She left the police in 2011 to work as a freelance journalist and social media consultant and is the founder of the Chipping Norton Literary Festival. She now writes full time and... show more



Clare Mackintosh spent twelve years in the police force, including time on CID, and as a public order commander. She left the police in 2011 to work as a freelance journalist and social media consultant and is the founder of the Chipping Norton Literary Festival. She now writes full time and lives in North Wales with her husband and their three children.Clare's debut novel, I Let You Go, was a Sunday Times bestseller and the fastest-selling title by a new crime writer in 2015. It was selected for both the Richard and Judy Book Club (and was the winning title of the readers' vote for the summer 2015 selection) and for ITV's Loose Women's Loose Books. It is a New York Times bestseller, with translation rights sold to more than 30 countries.Her second psychological thriller, I See You, was a number 1 Sunday Times bestseller and Audible's best selling psychological thriller in 2016. Translation rights have been sold to almost 30 countries. Clare is the patron of the Silver Star Society, an Oxford-based charity which supports the work carried out in the John Radcliffe Hospital's Silver Star unit, providing special care for mothers with medical complications during pregnancy.For more information visit Clare's website www.claremackintosh.com or find her at www.facebook.com/ClareMackWrites or on Twitter @ClareMackint0sh #ILetYouGo #ISeeYou

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Abandoned by Booklikes
Abandoned by Booklikes rated it 2 years ago
Honestly this book was dancing towards 5 stars before we got to the two reveals/twists and I went seriously? They are not explained very well so I just didn't think they fit the book at that point. "I See You" follows two women (Zoey Walker and Kelly Swift) and an unknown narrator. When Zoey sees...
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Abandoned by Booklikes rated it 3 years ago
Since I had to get this back to the library this week, I moved this up and am wrapping up my "Watchers" read as well. I have to say that I could not put this book down last night! It was insanely good and the twists I didn't see coming well expertly done. I also like how Mackintosh plays with POVs v...
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Abandoned by Booklikes rated it 3 years ago
So this is weird to me. This book definitely meets somewhat being slightly classified as a mystery novel based on how the author tells the story and the question that is left open in the end. But it's not really a mystery novel. So I wondered at it being more a women's fiction book. And then a frien...
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Abandoned by Booklikes rated it 3 years ago
Wow. This book had a lot going on but was wonderfully done. We have an unreliable narrator for a good bit, a twist, another twist, and then a slightly dark ending. Will definitely have to read more by Clare Mackintosh in the future. "I Let You Go" follows Jenna Gray who is shell shocked after a te...
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DubaiReader rated it 3 years ago
I finished this a while ago and decided I'd wait until I'd heard the author talk at our annual Lit Fest, before writing my review - never a good idea as that was several months ago and now I wonder if I can do it justice. What struck me most about listening to the author, was that she'd been a polic...
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