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You'd Look Better as a Ghost by Joanna Wallace
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Mar 26, 2024 | ISBN 9780143136170

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Praise for You’d Look Better as a Ghost:

“Dark, creepy, and wholly fascinating, Wallace’s imagining of the mind of a successful serial killer will be appreciated by readers who don’t mind sleeping with one eye open.”

“Deliciously eerie and darkly funny. . . an uncommonly assured debut from a promising new voice in crime fiction.”
—Publishers Weekly

“The female serial killer as antihero is a growing subgenre (see Oyinkan Braithwaite’s My Sister, the Serial Killer, 2018), and Wallace’s sociopathic protagonist is a mordantly amusing addition. . . Dexter meets Killing Eve.”

“A welcome addition to the burgeoning subgenre of darkly humorous female serial killer novels. . . You’d Look Better as a Ghost and its ilk are, I suspect, ‘Marmite’ books. If you’re a fan, this one will be a treat: a pacey page-turner, written in an enjoyably deadpan style.”
The Guardian (UK)

“This darkly comedic thriller turns serial killer convention on its head, mainly because you can’t help but root for protagonist Claire. . . Utterly unique and an absolute roller-coaster of a read.”
Daily Mail (UK)

“Horrifying and hilarious in equal measure.”
Woman and Home (UK)

“This is a splendidly funny and buoyant, even jolly, novel. . . There are some deliciously ingenious twists. . . it’s first-class escapist entertainment—the most fun you’re ever likely to have with a hammer-wielding maniac.”
Daily Express (UK)

“Refreshingly original and laugh-out-loud funny. This is a superb debut.”
—Clare Mackintosh, #1 international bestselling author of A Game of Lies

“If you loved ‘Killing Eve,’ Wallace’s giddy dark ride will be your private Eden, filled with serpent-like twists beguiling you to bite! Her enticing wit had me enthralled and outwitted!”
—Rupert Holmes, New York Times bestselling author of Murder Your Employer

“Delightfully shocking and irreverently funny, this is a pitch-black comedy horror with a heart. . .  of stone. Roll-up for your one-way ticket to the warped world of a glamorous psychopath and her relentless succession of hapless victims.”
—Janice Hallett, international bestselling author of The Appeal

“Wallace had me at the title and kept me reading late into the night. Wicked, funny and charming, a delicious combination.”
—Sascha Rothchild, author of Blood Sugar

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