“This book should come with a warning: Contents are much darker and more shocking than they first appear. Every curve, every twist takes you further down the rabbit hole. Sharon Doering has written a crackling debut that should be on your 2020 list!”

SAMANTHA DOWNING, Sunday Times, bestselling author of My Lovely Wife and He Started It

“Dark, searing, and raw, She Lies Close by Sharon Doering is one of the most disturbing thrillers I’ve ever read, and I loved it. Doering puts a mother’s worst fears on the page, through the voice of a character unraveling so vividly that her terror and panic become your own. A no-holds-barred debut that builds tension and suspicion with every chapter, culminating in an ending that will shake you to your core.”

SAMANTHA M. BAILEY, #1 bestselling author of Woman on the Edge

“Doering’s She Lies Close is a psychological thriller unlike any you’ve read before. A perfect mixture of chilling suspense and twisting family secrets that will keep you alternating between rooting for Grace and worrying about her sanity. She Lies Close is an astonishing debut and Doering an amazing new voice in suspense fiction.”

JAMIE FREVELETTI, Internationally bestselling and award-winning author of the Emma Caldridge series and author of Robert Ludlum’s The Janus Reprisal and The Geneva Strategy

She Lies Close is an emotionally charged domestic thriller, packed with chills, and an unexpected ending that readers won’t see coming. Sharon Doering’s fast-paced, tension-filled debut makes her a writer to watch.”

JOANNA SCHAUFFHAUSEN, author of The Vanishing Season

“A beautifully written debut thriller about a mother who will do anything to protect her children – vivid storytelling at a breathtaking pace.”

ALICE BLANCHARD, author of A Breath After Drowning

“SHE LIES CLOSE is a terrifying yet deeply affecting exploration of how far a mother will go to protect her children in the face of evil. Doering’s fascinating and unforgettable characters surprise at every twist and turn.”

—Sophie Littlefield, National Bestselling Author

“A crackling debut that should be on your 2020 list!”

– SAMANTHA DOWNING,, Sunday Times bestselling author of My Lovely Wife and He Started It

“Vivid storytelling at a breathtaking pace.”

– ALICE BLANCHARD,, author of A Breath After Drowning

“Dark, searing, and raw.”

– SAMANTHA M. BAILEY,, author of Woman on the Edge