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Simon Lelic


Simon Lelic

Simon Lelic is a former journalist and the author of the award-winning A THOUSAND CUTS as well as the critically acclaimed THE FACILITY and THE CHILD WHO. THE NEW NEIGHBORS is his first psychological thriller, inspired by a love of Alfred Hitchcock and Stephen King. Simon lives with his wife and three children.

Simon Lelic

Books by Simon Lelic

by Simon Lelic - Fiction, Mystery, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Susanna Fenton has a secret. Fourteen years ago she left her identity behind, reinventing herself as a therapist and starting a new life. It was the only way to keep her daughter safe. But when a young man, Adam Geraghty, walks into her office, claiming he needs Susanna's help but asking unsettling questions, she begins to fear that her secret has been discovered. Who is Adam, really? What does he intend to do to Susanna? And what has he done to her daughter?

by Simon Lelic - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Londoners Jack and Syd found their dream home: lots of space, a great location, and a friendly owner who wanted a young couple to have it. Everything is exactly what they hoped for when they move in --- except Jack makes a disturbing discovery in the attic, and Syd begins to wonder about the girl next door. And they each keep the other in the dark. Which is a mistake. Because someone has just been killed outside their back door, and now the police are watching them. This is their chance to prove they're innocent --- or to get away with murder.

by Simon Lelic - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Simon Lelic introduces readers to a totalitarian near-future Britain wherein citizens are snatched from their daily lives and imprisoned in a clandestine, government-controlled facility in order to protect the so-called greater good. Only one socially conscious journalist has an opportunity to expose this injustice --- if he can keep himself from being locked up in the process.

by Simon Lelic - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

A chance phone call throws the biggest murder case in southern England into the hands of provincial attorney Leo Curtice. Twelve-year-old Daniel Blake stands accused of murdering an 11-year-old girl. But who is truly responsible when one child kills another? As Curtice sets out to defend the indefensible, he soon finds himself pitted against an enraged community calling for blood.

by Simon Lelic - Fiction


Detective Inspector Lucia May investigates a school shooting in which a teacher has killed three pupils, another teacher, and then himself --- and the back-story is far more complex than he is expecting.