The Killer Next Door

  • by Alex Marwood
  • Narrated by Imogen Church
  • 12 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The electrifying new thriller from the author of the word-of-mouth best-selling sensation The Wicked Girls, Alex Marwood.
No. 23 has a secret. In this bedsit-riddled south London wreck, lorded over by a lecherous landlord, something waits to be discovered. Yet all six residents have something to hide. Collette and Cher are on the run; Thomas is a reluctant loner; while a gorgeous Iranian asylum seeker and a 'quiet man' nobody sees try to stay hidden. And watching over them all is Vesta - or so she thinks.
In the dead of night, a terrible accident pushes the neighbours into an uneasy alliance. But one of them is a killer, expertly hiding their pastime, all the while closing in on their next victim.... As a cloying heatwave suffocates the city, events build to an electrifying climax in this dark, original, and irresistibly compelling thriller.

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What the Critics Say

"If you read Alex Marwood's The Wicked Girls, her new one - The Killer Next Door - is even better. Scary as hell. Great characters." (Stephen King)
"Utterly gripping; Marwood's ability to show the sinister side of everyday life is unparalleled." (Jenny Colgan)
"Nasty, compelling, and original, the author has done it again with her second novel." (The Sun)

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Who Do You Trust?!

Would you consider the audio edition of The Killer Next Door to be better than the print version?

I am not sure as I have only listened to the audio book version


What other book might you compare The Killer Next Door to, and why?

I have yet to listen to a book like this one


Which character – as performed by Imogen Church – was your favourite?

Cher as her cheeky Liverpool accent is spot on!


Any additional comments?

One of the best books that I have listened to in a while.

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- garry

Not my cup of tea

Too gory for me! I had to return the book before I could finish it.
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- Phyllis Smith

Book Details

  • Release Date: 19-06-2014
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio UK