The Devil’s Work – Mark Edwards – Genre – Psychological Thriller
Blurb: It was the job she had dreamed of since childhood. But on her very first day, when an unnerving encounter drags up memories Sophie Greenwood would rather forget, she wonders if she has made a mistake. A fatal mistake.
What is her ambitious young assistant really up to? And what exactly happened to Sophie’s predecessor? When her husband and daughter are pulled into the nightmare, Sophie is forced to confront the darkest secrets she has carried for years.
As her life begins to fall apart at work and at home, Sophie must race to uncover the truth about her new job…before it kills her.
My Review:Another highly enjoyable and tense psychological thriller from Mark Edwards author of one of my favourite books The Magpies. This one is set in the office environment and features Sophie who is returning to work after a long maternity break now her daughter Daisy is 4. Strange things start happening in the publishing company she works in. With lots of red herrings and twists and turns this book is guaranteed to keep you guessing throughout.
About The Author: Mark Edwards writes psychological thrillers in which scary things happen to ordinary people and is inspired by writers such as Stephen King, Ira Levin, Ruth Rendell and Linwood Barclay.
He is the author of three #1 bestsellers: Follow You Home (a finalist in the Goodreads Choice Awards 2015), The Magpies and Because She Loves Me, along with What You Wish For and six novels co-written with Louise Voss. All of his books are inspired by real-life experiences.
Originally from the south coast of England, Mark now lives in the West Midlands with his wife, their three children and a ginger cat.
Mark loves hearing from readers and can be contacted via his website, www.markedwardsauthor.com.