Phoebe Locke is the pseudonym of full-time writer Nicci Cloke. She previously worked at the Faber Academy, and hosted London literary salon Speakeasy. She lives and writes in Cambridgeshire.Phoebe Locke is the author of two psychological thrillers, THE TALL MAN, published 2018, and THE JULY GIRLS, out summer 2019.
If you read just one psychological suspense novel this year, make it Phoebe Locke's The Tall Man. A creepy legend, the disappearance of a young mother and a teenage girl acquitted of murder... think that sounds like a recipe for a brilliant summer thriller? You're right. Simmering with eerie mystery and dark tension, it'll have you checking under the bed before you turn off the light. The Tall Man should be right at the top of your June '18 TBR list. - CultureflySet to become a must-read summer chiller - Daily ExpressA gripping blend of dark psychological suspense and spine-tingling chills - iNewsDo not use this book as a cure for insomnia. It turns shadows into threats. A brilliantly creepy, twisty story - Julia Crouch, author of Her Husband's LoverBrilliant, chilling and compelling. I can't stop thinking about it! - Karen Hamilton, author of The Perfect GirlfriendMesmerizing and terrifying - The Tall Man more than lives up to the hype - Chris Whittaker, author of Tall OaksFrom the second I opened this book, I wanted to know the truth about the Tall Man. Was he real? What did he make people do? Was it possible to escape? I couldn't put the book down until I knew. An unsettling, original page-turner you'll still be thinking about long after you reach the end - Amy Engel, author of The Roanoke GirlsOutstanding. A chilling, relentless and needle-sharp thriller that will stay with you long after you reach the final page - Cara Hunter, author of R&J bestseller Close to Home