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Claire Douglas Books in Order

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Claire Douglas worked as a journalist for fifteen years, writing features for women’s magazines and national newspapers, but she dreamed of being a novelist from the age of seven. She finally got her wish after winning the Marie Claire Debut Novel Award, with her first novel, The Sisters.

When will Claire Douglas release a new book? Her next novel The Wrong Sister will be released in March 2024.

If you’re at a loss as for where to start, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. Here are all of Claire Douglas’ books in order.

Claire Douglas’ books in order:

The Sisters by Claire Douglas

1. The Sisters (2015)

After a tragic accident, still haunted by her twin sister’s death, Abi is making a fresh start in Bath. But when she meets siblings Bea and Ben, she is quickly drawn into their privileged and unsettling circle.

As Abi tries to keep up with the demands of her fickle friends, strange things start to happen precious letters go missing and threatening messages are left in her room. Is this the work of the beautiful and capricious Bea? Or is Abi willing to go to any lengths to get attention?

Local Girl Missing by Claire Douglas

2. Local Girl Missing (2017)

Twenty years ago, 21-year-old Sophie Collier vanishes one night. She leaves nothing behind but a trainer on the old pier – and a hole in the heart of her best friend Francesca.

Now A body’s been found. And Francesca’s drawn back to the seaside town she’s tried to forget.Perhaps the truth of what happened to Sophie will finally come out.
Yet Francesca is beginning to wish she hadn’t returned.

Everywhere she turns, ghosts from her past appear. The same old faces that always haunted her. But if someone knows what really happened to Sophie that night, then now’s the time to find out.

Last Seen Alive by Claire Douglas

3. Last Seen Alive (2017)

Libby Hall needs to escape from everything for a while. which is why the house swap is a godsend. The chance for Libby and her husband Jamie to exchange their tiny Bath flat for a beautiful haven on the wild Cornish coast.

But before they can begin to heal their fragile marriage, Libby makes some disturbing discoveries about the house. And soon the peace and isolation begin to feel threatening. How alone are they? Why does she feel watched?

What is Jamie hiding? Is Libby being paranoid? And why does the house bring back such terrible memories? Memories of the night she last saw her best friend alive… and what she did.

Read an extract from Last Seen Alive here.

Do Not Disturb by Claire Douglas

4. Do Not Disturb (2018)

After what happened in London, Kirsty needs a fresh start with her family. And running a guesthouse in the Welsh mountains sounds idyllic. But then their first guest arrives.

Selena is the last person Kirsty wants to see. It’s 17 years since she tore everything apart.

Why has she chosen now to walk back into Kirsty’s life?
Is Selena running from something too? Or is there an even darker reason for her visit? Because Kirsty knows that once you invite trouble into your home, getting rid of it can be murder…

Then She Vanishes by Claire Douglas

5. Then She Vanishes (2019)

Jess and Heather were once best friends – until the night Heather’s sister Flora vanished. The night that lies tore their friendship apart.

But years later, when a brutal double murder shakes their childhood town, Jess returns home.

Because the suspect is Heather. What happened to the girl you used to know?

Just Like the Other Girls by Claire Douglas

6. Just Like the Other Girls (2020)

Una Richardson is devastated after the death of her mother. Hoping for a fresh start, she responds to an advertisement and steps into the rich, comforting world of elderly Mrs Elspeth McKenzie. But Elspeth’s home is not as safe as it seems.

Kathryn, her cold and bitter daughter, resents Una’s presence. More disturbing is the evidence suggesting two girls lived here before.

As the walls close in around her, Una fears she’ll end up just like the other girls…

The Couple at No. 9 by Claire Douglas

7. The Couple at Number Nine (2015)

When Saffron Cutler and boyfriend Tom move into 9 Skelton Place, they didn’t expect to find this. Two bodies, buried under the patio over thirty years ago.

When the police launch a murder investigation, they ask to speak to the cottage’s former owner – Saffy’s grandmother, Rose, whose Alzheimer’s clouds her memory. But it is clear she remembers something…

The Girls Who Disappeared by Claire Douglas

7. The Girls Who Disappeared (2015)

In a rural Wilshire town lies the Devil’s Corridor—a haunted road which has witnessed eerie happenings, from unexplained deaths to the sounds of a child crying in the night.

In this bucolic stretch of Southwest England famous for its otherworldly sites, nothing is more puzzling than the Olivia Rutherford case. Four girls were driving home. After their car crashed only one — Olivia — was found.

What happened to the girls who disappeared? On the twentieth anniversary of the tragedy, journalist Jenna Halliday has arrived in Wiltshire to cover the case.

Soon, Jenna starts receiving menacing notes. Jenna’s been warned: she must get out of this town before she suffers a dark fate… and becomes another mystery attached to this place.

The Woman Who Lied by Claire Douglas

9. The Woman Who Lied (2023)

Emilia Ward lives quietly in suburban London with her husband and two children. Just an ordinary wife and mother. But also a bestselling crime writer.

When she starts writing her tenth Detective Miranda Moody novel, however, life takes a frightening turn: an incident straight out of one of her novels occurs in real life.

Just an unsettling coincidence, she thinks. Until it happens again. Then someone she knows dies exactly like a victim in the book she’s still writing…

The Wrong Sister by Claire Douglas

10. The Wrong Sister (2024)

Tasha and her husband Aaron are having a much-needed week away in Venice. With their two young children being cared for back home by Tasha’s older sister Alice, it’s the perfect opportunity for them to reconnect as a couple. Until they start to feel they’re being followed.

Then Tasha receives a phonecall to say Alice and her husband Kyle have been attacked. Alice is in intensive care, and Kyle has died. The twins are, miraculously, safe.

They rush home to be with their daughters, to support Alice, and to help with the police investigation.
But in the middle of it all a note arrives, addressed to Tasha: It was supposed to be you.

What soon emerges are secrets buried far deeper than any of this family realise. Everyone has a history. But how far would you go to protect those you love?

There you have it – all Claire Douglas’ books in order! How many have you read? Let us know in the comments below…

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