Heidi Perks - book author
Heidi Perks was born in 1973. She lives by the sea in Bournemouth with her husband and two children.
Heidi graduated from Bournemouth University in 1997 with a BA (Hons) in Retail Management, and then enjoyed a career in Marketing before leaving in 2012 to focus on both bringing up her family and writing.
Heidi successfully applied for a place on the inaugural Curtis Brown Creative online Novel Writing Course and after that dedicated her time to completing her first novel, Beneath The Surface.
She has a huge interest in what makes people tick and loves to write about family relationships, especially where some of the characters are slightly dysfunctional.
Heidi is now writing her second novel
Heidi Perks is the author of books: Her One Mistake, Come Back For Me, Beneath The Surface, Three Perfect Liars: One Deadly Secret, Three Perfect Liars: from the author of Richard Judy bestseller Now You See Her
It all started at the school fair…
Charlotte was supposed to be looking after the children, and she swears she was. She only took her eyes off of them for one second. But when her three kids are all safe and sound at the school fair, and Alice, her best friend Harriet’s daughter, is nowhere to be found, Charlotte panics. Frantically searching everywhere, Charlotte knows she must find the courage to tell Harriet that her beloved only child is missing. And admit that she has only herself to blame.
Harriet, devastated by this unthinkable, unbearable loss, can no longer bring herself to speak to Charlotte again, much less trust her. Now more isolated than ever and struggling to keep her marriage afloat, Harriet believes nothing and no one. But as the police bear down on both women trying to piece together the puzzle of what happened to this little girl, dark secrets begin to surface—and Harriet discovers that confiding in Charlotte again may be the only thing that will reunite her with her daughter....
This breathless and fast-paced debut—perfect for fans of Big Little Lies and The Couple Next Door—takes you on a chilling journey that will keep you guessing until the very last page.
A tiny island community is stunned by the discovery of a long-buried body.
For Stella Harvey the news is doubly shocking. The body has been found in the garden of her childhood home - the home her family fled without explanation twenty-five years ago.
Now, questioning her past and desperate to unearth the truth, Stella returns to the isolated island. But she quickly finds that the community she left isn’t as welcoming as she remembers – and that people in it will go to any length to protect their secrets. One thing rings true…You can’t bury the truth forever.
I don't know what I've done...
Teenager Abigail Ryder is devastated when she gets home from school to find her family gone. Nothing makes sense. Things are missing from the house and her stepsisters' room is completely empty. But the police think she's trouble, and when grandmother Eleanor tells her to forget them all and move on, there's no choice other than face the future - alone.
Fourteen years on, Abi and Adam are a happy couple on the verge of parenthood. But when the past comes back to haunt Abi, the only way forward is to go back and uncover the truth - and reveal the dreadful secrets a mother has been hiding all these years.
The breathtaking new thriller from the author of the Richard and Judy bestseller NOW YOU SEE HER
When a body is pulled out of an office fire, three women are first in line for questioning.
All of them have reasons for wanting revenge against the company’s CEO.
It could be Laura, who has returned to work to find that her maternity cover isn’t leaving. The CEO insists he’s doing what’s best for the company. Laura isn’t convinced he’s telling the truth.
Or there’s Mia. Brought in as temporary cover for Laura, she has quickly made herself indispensable – and popular with her colleagues. But if people knew why she was so desperate to keep her job, they might not welcome her so freely.
Then there’s Janie, wife to the CEO, who gave up her courtroom career to support her husband and his business. She has her own secret to protect – and will go to any length to keep it safe.
They never thought it would come to this.
‘I flew through this book in three days, with my heart in my mouth’ LISA JEWELL
GOSSIP SPREADS FAST.
LIES CAN BE TOXIC.
SECRETS CAN KILL.
When an office fire ends in murder, three women are first in line for questioning.
What is Laura trying to hide?
What is Mia trying to protect?
What would Janie risk for revenge?
They never thought it would come to this.
But nothing can be hidden forever…
'A highly addictive and thrilling read.' HEAT
'Razor sharp and impossible to put down.' DAILY MAIL
Readers love Heidi's thrillers:
'This is a read not to be missed!!!'
'Family secrets, mystery and intrigue. This is the perfect book that won't disappoint'
‘This is one of those books that you start to read and right from the outset it becomes completely addictive.’
‘You find yourself unable to trust anyone!’
'A surprising plot and lots of twists with interesting characters. I loved the writing style and the setting of the story'
'Easily the best thriller I've read in a long time'
'Lots of twists and turns, guaranteed page-turner that keeps you guessing until the end'
‘The ending took me by surprise’
‘Couldn't put this one down - just one more chapter became something of a mantra!’
‘I loved the book and the fact it kept me guessing till the end’