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L.C. North books in order

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Author Lauren North is renowned for her gripping psychological suspense novels that delve into the darker side of relationships. With a dark imagination, Lauren’s love of the genre stems from always wondering what’s the worst thing that could happen in every situation.

As well as writing under L.C. North, she writes gripping psychological thrillers under the name Lauren North.

Tense and emotionally driven, these standalone thrillers explore themes of marriage, motherhood, family and friendship with twists and turns that are guaranteed to have you on the edge of your seat.

Here are all L.C. North books in order of publication.

Writing as Lauren North:

The Perfect Betrayal by Lauren North

1. The Perfect Betrayal (2024)

After the sudden death of her husband, Tess is drowning in grief. All she has left is her son, Jamie, and she’ll do anything to protect him – but she’s struggling to cope.

When grief counsellor Shelley knocks on their door, everything changes. Shelley is understanding and kind, and promises she can help Tess through the hardest time of her life.

But when a string of unsettling events happens and questions arise over her husband’s death, Tess starts to suspect that Shelley may have an ulterior motive. Tess knows she must do everything she can to keep Jamie safe – but she’s at her most vulnerable, and that’s a dangerous place to be…

One Step Behind by Lauren North

2. One Step Behind (2020)

Jenna is a wife, a mother, a doctor. She’s also the victim of a stalker. Every time she leaves her house, she sees him. Disturbing gifts are left at her door. Cruel emails are sent to her colleagues. She has no idea who this man is but she feels powerless against him.

Until the day he is brought into her hospital after a serious accident, and Jenna is given the chance to find out once and for all why this man is tormenting her. Now, the power is all hers.

But how many lines is she willing to cross to take back control of her life?

Safe at Home by Lauren North

3. Safe at Home (2021)

Anna James is an anxious mother. So when she has to leave eleven-year-old Harrie home alone one evening, she can’t stop worrying about her daughter. But nothing bad ever happens in the sleepy village of Barton St Martin.

Except something goes wrong that night, and Anna returns to find Harrie with bruises she won’t explain. The next morning a local businessman is reported missing and the village is sparking with gossip.

Anna is convinced there’s a connection and that Harrie is in trouble. But how can she protect her daughter if she doesn’t know where the danger is coming from?

All the Wicked Games by Lauren North

4. All the Wicked Games (2022)

Best friends Cleo and Rachel spend their evenings pretending to be people they’re not, inventing elaborate stories to escape the monotony of their real lives. It seems harmless – until they play the game on the wrong person…

Five years on, Cleo is still struggling to reckon with the night that destroyed her friendship with Rachel and nearly cost them their lives. And then she receives a text: Rachel is missing. Have you seen her?

Wracked with guilt for failing Rachel the last time they were in danger, Cleo races to find her friend. But little does she know they’re caught up in an even darker game than before…

She Says She's My Daughter by Lauren North

5. She Says She’s My Daughter (2023)

Fourteen years ago, our family holiday ended in tragedy when my darling four-year-old girl was snatched from us on the beach. Today, a seventeen-year-old girl has walked into a police station near our house. She says she’s my daughter. Abigail is back.

This should be the happiest moment of my life, but something doesn’t feel quite right. Then holes appear in Abigail’s story, her accent starts to slip, and I catch her faking tears for the journalists outside – and I’m more certain than ever that she is not my daughter. But if this mysterious girl isn’t Abigail, then who is she – and what does she want with my family?

The Teacher's Secret by Lauren North

6. The Teacher’s Secret (2024)

Popular teacher Mrs Walker and her son vanish on a Friday afternoon.

As a substitute teacher, I step into her role and the community is rattled. Rumours swirl that Mrs Walker and her son won’t be found, and suspicions fall on her husband, the headteacher.

Chilling encounters and mysterious discoveries push me to uncover the truth, despite threats and break-ins at my home. But I won’t back down until I expose what really happened to Mrs Walker and her son.

Writing as L.C. North:

The Ugly Truth by L C North

1. The Ugly Truth (2023)

Media sensation Melanie Lange has vanished. Her father, wealthy mogul Sir Peter Lange, insists she is a threat to herself and is being treated at a private mental health facility.

Meanwhile, her ex-husband Finn and close friend Nell believe she has been abducted and fear for her well-being.

As the media spins the story for maximum attention, the question remains: whose version of the truth will you believe? And most importantly, where is Melanie?

Clickbait by L C North

2. Clickbait (April 2024)

For more than a decade, the Lancasters were the darlings of the celebrity world, captivating millions with their reality show, Living with the Lancasters.

However, their pristine image is shattered when an old video from one of their infamous parties resurfaces. Suddenly, they are thrust into the spotlight for all the wrong reasons: witnesses claim to have seen missing teenager Bradley Wilcox leaving the Lancaster family home on the night of the party, but the video presents a different narrative.

Enter true crime investigator and YouTuber Tom Isaac. Determined to uncover the truth about Bradley’s disappearance, he sets out to unravel the web of lies spun by the Lancasters.

In a world where the cameras never stop rolling, it’s only a matter of time before someone cracks.

There you have it – all of the L.C. North books in order of publication. How many have you read? Let us know in the comments below!

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1 Comment

    Currently reading The Perfect Betrayal and really loving it- can’t wait to read more from this author!

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