Invisible, best-selling novel by Barbara Copperthwaite
INVISIBLE
There’s one victim of crime no one notices.
Something is wrong. With her marriage, with her husband, with her. But as she pours her heart out to her diary, it’s clear she doesn’t know what.
Until one explosive night she finds a possible answer.
Suddenly hated and vilified by everyone, she clings to her relationship – even while wondering if she really knows her husband at all...

INVISIBLE is a stunningly powerful, gripping and original psychological thriller of subtle insight that takes you on a twisted journey through one woman’s marriage.

Crime Confidential's

STAR READ

PRAISE FOR 'INVISIBLE'
"Totally gripping and scarily believable characters. One of the most assured debuts of the year," Bella magazine
 
"Dark, gripping, twisted - we loved it!" Real People magazine
 
"This psychological thriller will stay with you for a long time after you've put it down," Crime Confidential
 
"What a brilliant novel; pacy, well-written and gripping," Danielle Wrate, Chat It's Fate magazine
 
"Seriously impressed. It was such a powerful psychological thriller. One of the most in depth and interesting demonstrations of character development, and the strength of the human spirit," Many Books, Many Lives
 
"Totally and utterly convincing," Postcard Reviews
“All-consuming. I lived and breathed this book for as long as I read it. The writing is simply excellent – it’s a book you feel and experience at your core through the narrator’s clear and distinctive voice,” Being Anne

"Quietly brilliant," By The Letter Book Reviews

 

"This book is my crime fiction novel of the year so far. It’s just outstanding!" Mrs Bloggs' Books​

THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY OF 'INVISIBLE'
 
There are two things that always catch people's eye on my CV: the first, that I was an air hostess for about six months, many moons ago; the second, that I worked in a men's maximum security prison for a slightly less brief period.
 
One day as I exchanged genuine pleasantries with one of the inmates, it struck me that bad guys often don't seem that bad. They don't wear black hats, as they do in old Westerns; they don't look menacing; and they don't have a name tag that says "evil" on it. From that point on, whenever I read about a man who had committed a terrible crime, and people would inevitably say: "The wife must have known, how could she not", I always wondered, would she? Really?
 
This was the inspiration behind INVISIBLE, which is an official INTERNATIONAL BEST SELLER.
 
To date, the self-published novel has:
 

* Reached Number 6 as a UK Kindle Murder Bestseller.

 

* Hit Number 50 in the UK Kindle Thriller chart.

 

* Was Number 210 in the entire Paid-For UK Kindle store (which includes all genres).

 

* Hit Number 2 in the UK Kindle Countdown Deals whilst a celebratory price promotion ran for a week.

 

* Was the ONLY self-published book in the UK Kindle Murder Bestsellers Top Ten at the time.

* Sat at Number 4 in the US Kindle Noir best seller list.

* Has been a genre bestseller in the UK, USA, Canada and Australia.

 
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