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The Watcher

Ross Armstrong

ISBN 9780008192754

The Girl on the Train meets Rear Window, The Watcher is an absolutely addictive and on trend commercial psychological suspense read, with a captivating unreliable narrator and some powerful narrative twists.

She’s watching you, but who’s watching her?

Lily Gullick lives with her husband Aiden in a new-build flat opposite an estate which has been marked for demolition.

A keen birdwatcher, she can’t help spying on her neighbours. Until one day Lily sees something suspicious through her binoculars and soon her elderly neighbour Jean is found dead.

Lily, intrigued by the social divide in her local area as it becomes increasingly gentrified, knows that she has to act. But her interference is not going unnoticed, and as she starts to get close to the truth, her own life comes under threat.

But can Lily really trust everything she sees?




The Author

Ross ArmstrongRoss Armstrong is an actor and writer based in North London.

He studied English Literature at Warwick University and acting at RADA. He's performed on stage with the RSC in shows such as Oppenheimer in the West End and with the Donmar in Hamlet on Broadway, as well as numerous TV appearances including Foyle’s War, Jonathan Creek, Mr Selfridge, DCI Banks and the upcoming series of Ripper Street.

The Watcher is his first novel.




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Creepy and compelling with an end I didn’t see coming, brilliant. - Debbie Howells, bestselling author of The Bones of You