SET TO BE ONE OF THE MOST EXTRAORDINARY, CONTROVERSIAL AND EXPLOSIVE DEBUTS OF 2017 - for fans of quality psychological suspense and reading group fiction: once you read this book you'll want to talk about it. 'NEW NAME . NEW FAMILY. SHINY. NEW. ME.' Annie's mother is a serial killer. The only way she can make it stop is to hand her in to the police. But out of sight is not out of mind. As her mother's trial looms, the secrets of her past won't let Annie sleep, even with a new foster family and name - Milly. A fresh start. Now, surely, she can be whoever she wants to be. But Milly's mother is a serial killer. And blood is thicker than water. Good me, bad me. She is, after all, her mother's daughter...Translated into over 20 languages, Good Me Bad Me is a tour de force. In its narrator, Milly Barnes, we have a voice to be reckoned with, and in its author, Ali Land, an extraordinary new talent. Praise for Good Me Bad Me 'An astoundingly compelling thriller. Beyond tense. You hardly breathe.
Best read in ages' Matt Haig 'Intelligent and disturbing, Good Me Bad Me had me hooked from the first page' Debbie Howells, author of Richard & Judy book club bestseller The Bones of You 'Milly's voice is gripping and shocking. This is a book you will want to discuss with everyone you know' Claire Douglas author of The Sisters and Local Girl Missing 'This book is a work of twisted genius. It is going to be HUGE. Watch out for Ali Land' Bryony Gordon 'Unbelievably good, utterly gripping' Jill Mansell, bestselling author of You & Me Always 'I absolutely loved it and read it in less than a day. A proper page turner and brilliantly written' Edith Bowman
An astoundingly compelling thriller. Beyond tense. You hardly breathe. Best read in ages -- Matt Haig Intelligent and disturbing, Good Me Bad Me had me hooked from the first page -- Debbie Howells, author of Richard & Judy book club bestseller The Bones of You Milly's voice is gripping and shocking. This is a book you will want to discuss with everyone you know' Claire Douglas, author of The Sisters and Local Girl Missing Claire Douglas, author of The Sisters and Local Girl Missing I absolutely loved it and read it in less than a day. A proper page turner and brilliantly written -- Edith Bowman Good Me Bad Me is a novel that explodes off the page, with beautifully drawn characters and carefully executed pace. Heart rending, engrossing and ultimately terrifying, you'll be thinking about it a long time after you've turned the final page -- Rowan Coleman, author of R&J bestseller The Memory Book Unbelievably good, utterly gripping Jill Mansell This book is a work of twisted genius. It is going to be HUGE. Watch out for Ali Land Bryony Gordon Listen to the early praise for Ali Land's Good Me Bad Me because it's all true. It's dark, utterly gripping, brilliant David Headley, Goldsboro Books I read this book in one compulsive gulp over two days and absolutely loved it. It's raw, superbly controlled and it chills to the bone -- Richard Skinner You know from the first page you're in confident hands. A genuinely disturbing debut that will stay with you long after you turn the last page. Good Me Bad Me is going to be huge - and it deserves to be -- Catherine Ryan Howard The best crime debut I've read in ages. Creepy, edgy and addictively twisted. I loved it -- Sarah Hilary Ali Land's Good Me Bad Me is an intensely compelling exploration of nature versus nurture wrapped up in a page-turning psychological thriller. Darkly disturbing and beautifully written. What more could any reader want? -- Sarah Pinborough Good Me Bad Me is an astonishing debut - technically sophisticated and emotionally heart wrenching. So many things are done well - the status jungle of girls school, the psychological dissonance of a dysfunctional family, the internal machinery of damaged children. I thought it was wonderful -- Helen Callaghan, bestselling author of Dear Amy One word: Wow. What a brilliant book - believable, shocking, thought-provoking and utterly compelling. The writing, as well as being so pacey, is beautiful. This feels such a current and original book T R Richmond Good Me Bad Me is a compelling page-turner. Chilling and dark, it grips you and won't let go -- Rebecca Done
After graduating from university with a degree in Mental Health, Ali Land spent a decade working as a child and adolescent mental health nurse in both hospitals and schools in the UK and Australia. Ali is now a full-time writer and lives in west London. Follow Ali on Twitter @byAliLand