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B.A. Paris

B.A. Paris is the Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author of Behind Closed Doors and The Breakdown. Her books have sold in 37 territories around the world. 

She was brought up in England and moved to France where she spent some years working as a trader in an international bank before re-training as a teacher and setting up a language school with her husband. They have five daughters and have recently moved back to the UK. 

Bring Me Back

A young British couple are driving through France on vacation when they stop at a service station. He runs in to use the restroom, she stays in the car. When he returns, her car door has been left open, but she's not inside. No one ever sees her again.

Ten years later he's engaged to be married; he's happy, and his past is only a tiny part of his life now. Until he comes home from work one day and finds his new fiancée sitting on their sofa turning something over in her fingers, holding it up to the light. Something that would have no worth to anyone else, something only he and she would know about, because his wife-to-be is the sister of his missing first love.

As more and more questions are raised, their relationship becomes strained. Has his first love somehow come back to him after all this time? Or is the person who took her playing games with his mind?

Territory Publisher/Agent
World Darley Anderson Agency
UK & Commonwealth HQ
North America St Martin's Press
Czech Republic Albatros Media
Estonia Pegasus
France Hugo et Cie
Germany Blanvalet
Greece Harlenic Hellas
Iceland N29
Italy Editrice Nord
Japan HarperCollins Japan
Korea Book21
Lithuania Lithuanian Writers' Union Publishers
Poland Albatros
Portugal Presenca
Spain Alianza
The Netherlands Ambo Anthos

The Breakdown

If you can’t trust yourself, who can you trust?

Cass is having a hard time since the night she saw the car in the woods. And the driver who was later found murdered.

She’s forgetting everything. Where she left the car, if she took her pills, the alarm code, why she ordered a pram when she doesn’t have a baby.

What she can’t forget is the woman she might have saved, and the terrible nagging guilt...

Or the silent phone calls she’s been receiving since that night. And the growing fear that someone’s watching her.
 

Territory Publisher/Agent
World Darley Anderson Agency
UK & Commonwealth HQ (MIRA)
North America St Martin's Press
Bulgaria Hermes
China Zito
Croatia Mozaik Knjiga
Czech Albatros Media
Denmark Jentas
Estonia Pegasus
France Hugo et Cie
Hungary Muvelt Nep
Iceland N29
Italy Nord
Korea Book21
Lithuania Lithuanian Writers' Union Publishers
Macedonia Sakam Knigi
Poland Albatros
Portugal Presenca
Slovakia Aktuell
Spain Alianza
Sweden Jentas
Taiwan Crown Culture
The Netherlands Ambo Anthos
Turkey Dogan Kitap

Behind Closed Doors

Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace.

He has looks and wealth, she has charm and elegance. You might not want to like them, but you do.
You’d like to get to know Grace better.

But it’s difficult, because you realise Jack and Grace are never apart.

Some might call this true love. Others might ask why Grace never answers the phone. Or how she can never meet for coffee, even though she doesn’t work. How she can cook such elaborate meals but remain so slim. And why there are bars on one of the bedroom windows.

Sometimes, the perfect marriage is the perfect lie.

Territory Publisher/Agent
World Darley Anderson Agency
UK & Commonwealth MIRA
North America St Martin's Press
Film rights Stone Village Productions
Albania Living
Azerbaijan TEAS Press
Bulgaria Hermes
Brazil (Portuguese) Record
China (simp. Chinese characters) Zito
Croatia Mozaik Knjiga
Czech Republic Albatros Media
Denmark Jentas
Estonia Pegasus
France Hugo et Cie
Germany Blanvalet
Greece Harlenic Hellas
Hungary Művelt Nép
Iceland N29
Israel Modan
Italy Editrice Nord
Japan HarperCollins Japan
Korea Book21
Latvia Zvaigzne
Lithuania Lithuanian Writers' Union Publishers
Macedonia Sakam Knigi
Norway Gyldendal
The Netherlands Ambo Anthos
Poland Albatros
Portugal Presenca
Romania Editura TREI
Russia Sindbad
Serbia Vulkan
Slovakia Aktuell
Slovenia Ucila
Spain Alianza
Sweden Jentas
Taiwan Crown Culture
Thailand Jamsai
Turkey Dogan Kitap
Ukraine Vivat
Vietnam Nha Nam

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