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Sam Carrington

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Sam Carrington lives in Devon with her husband, two border terriers and a cat. She has three adult children and a new grandson! She worked for the NHS for fifteen years, during which time she qualified as a nurse. Following the completion of a psychology degree she went to work for the prison service as an Offending Behaviour Programme Facilitator. Her experiences within this field inspired her writing. She left the service to spend time with her family and to follow her dream of being a novelist.

SAVING SOPHIE, her debut psychological thriller, published in September 2016. It became a Kindle eBook bestseller, hitting the top 100 in the UK and US and number one in Canada. Sam was named an Amazon Rising Star of 2016. Her second psychological thriller, BAD SISTER, published in 2017 followed by ONE LITTLE LIE in July 2018, THE MISSING WIFE in June 2019, I DARE YOU in December 2019 and THE OPEN HOUSE in December 2020. Her seventh, THE COUPLE ON MAPLE DRIVE published in December 2021.

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Books by Sam Carrington

  • The Couple On Maple Drive The Couple On Maple Drive


  • The Open House The Open House


  • Bad Sister Bad Sister


  • Saving Sophie Saving Sophie


  • One Little Lie One Little Lie


  • I Dare You I Dare You


  • The Missing Wife The Missing Wife


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