Vikki Patis is the bestselling author of psychological thrillers In the Dark (2021), The Wake (2020), Girl, Lost (2020), The Girl Across the Street (2019), and The Diary (2018). Girl, Lost, a top 100 bestseller on Amazon, was later longlisted for the Not the Booker Prize 2020. Her latest thriller, Return to Blackwater House, was published in March 2022 by Hodder & Stoughton.
She is represented by Emily Glenister at DHH Literary Agency and also writes historical fiction as Victoria Hawthorne. Her first historical suspense novel, The House at Helygen, was published in April 2022 by Quercus, with another to follow in 2023.
Vikki has also written articles for numerous publications. After being diagnosed with Perthes disease as a child, fibromyalgia in 2016 and coeliac disease in 2018, she tries to raise awareness of living with a chronic illness through her writing, and includes a diverse range of characters in her fiction. She lives in Scotland with her wife, two wild golden retrievers, and an even wilder cat.
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You can run from your past, but you can’t hide forever…
Psychological thrillers to keep you gripped. Return to Blackwater House is out now.
A house can hold a thousand secrets…
Atmospheric historical suspense full of dark secrets. The House at Helygen is out now.
Find Vikki’s books on Bookshop.org
Praise for Vikki Patis
‘Patis is proving herself to be the queen of page-turning reads.’
‘Slow-burn family drama with some dark themes, that is packed with emotion and heart.’
Sarah A. Denzil, author of Silent Child
‘A spellbinding novel with characters who get under your skin and into your heart. Loved it.‘
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