You took my child. Now I’ll take yours…

A huge congratulations to C.L. Taylor on reaching the Top 3 slot on the Amazon Bestseller List in the UK Kindle Store today. The Accident also went in at No. 33 on the Sunday Times bestseller list last week and is set to climb.

Since its publication in April, The Accident has had almost 70 five star reviews. The book is No. 1 in both the ‘Murder’ and ‘Mystery’ categories in the Kindle Store, and No. 1 in ‘Mystery’ print sales list.

The US edition will be published in June, as Before I Wake, and has already had a wonderful endorsement from Publishers Weekly (the biggest publishing industry publication in the US): They call the book a “gripping first novel … This psychological thriller will resonate long after the final page.”

C.L. Taylor BEFORE I WAKE - US jacketThe Accident (Amazon)

The US  cover (to be published as Before I Wake), and the UK cover of The Accident


Other reader reviews:

‘An ominous atmosphere, a tense tale of past and present colliding, and a narrator whom no-one believes: this book is a delight.’ Alex Marwood

‘Utterly compelling. I could not put this gripping, heart-stopping page-turner down.’ Rowan Coleman

‘Twisty, dark and utterly compelling.’ Lucy Diamond

‘I was gripped from start to finish. Everyone should read this book!’ Lucy Robinson

‘This fast, twisty psychological thriller has suspense on every page!’ Paula Daly

‘Gripping and terrifying.’ Julie Cohen

‘One of the best books I’ve read in ages – the tension never lets up until the final pages. Page-turning suspense ratcheted up with every new scene. Sub-plots woven in effortlessly. Brilliant – my heart was racing as I drew nearer and nearer to the ending.’ Mel Sherratt


The Accident is available at bookstores and Amazon UK now.