It’s publication day for bestselling author, Nuala Ellwood.

Her brilliant, twisty, psychological thriller, The House on the Lake is published today by Penguin Random House / Viking.

Published early in eBook in January, the novel has recently hit the Kindle charts at an incredible No. 40.

It follows Lisa…

Lisa needs to disappear. And her friend’s rambling old home in the wilds of Yorkshire seems like the perfect place. It’s miles away from the closest town, and no one there knows her or her little boy, Joe.

But when a woman from the local village comes to visit them, Lisa realizes that she and Joe aren’t as safe as she thought.

What secrets have Rowan Isle House – and her friend – kept hidden all these years?

And what will Lisa have to do to survive, when her past finally catches up with her?

Since eBook publication, the novel has received numerous 5 star reviews on Goodreads:

“I enjoyed this book, so much so I know that I could read it again. I don’t say that very often about the books I read so this tells you how much I enjoyed reading this book. The book is full of mystery with many thrills along the way.” Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

“From the start the author had me hooked. I wanted to find out what happened next. The story line has so many twists it keeps you reading further and further. Please let there be a sequel.” Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

“Ellwood’s books, despite the subject matter, are so easy to read that I find myself racing through them. I thought The House on the Lake was incredibly absorbing. I loved it.” Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

As well as some fabulous reviews from acclaimed authors:

“Eerily haunting” Jane Corry, Sunday Times bestselling author of My Husband’s Wife

“Gripping, poignant” Rosamund Lupton, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Quality of Silence

Nuala Ellwood was chosen as one of the Observer’s “New Faces of Fiction” for her debut, My Sister’s Bones. The same novel was nominated for the Best First Novel Award at the 2018 Strand Critics Award, while Nuala’s second book, The Day of the Accidentsold almost 2000 copies in paperback in its first month.

Nuala is the daughter of an award-winning journalist, and was inspired by her father’s and other journalists’ experiences to gain Arts Council funding for her research into PTSD, the main theme of her debut psychological thriller, My Sister’s Bones.