KEEPER is the addictive literary thriller everyone's talking about
AN OBSERVER TOP DEBUT NOVELISTS OF 2020
A SUNDAY TIMES STYLE HOT DEBUT: 'READ IF YOU LIKED GONE GIRL AND LULLABY'
A COSMOPOLITAN BOOKS TO WATCH
'Gripping, devastating...Breathtaking' Clare Mackintosh
'Powerful and chilling, with a shocking twist' Guardian
'Grips from the first page' Erin Kelly
He's been looking in the windows again. Messing with cameras. Leaving notes.
Supposed to be a refuge. But death got inside.
When Katie Straw's body is pulled from the waters of the local suicide spot, the police decide it's an open-and-shut case. A standard-issue female suicide.
But the residents of Widringham women's refuge where Katie worked don't agree. They say it's murder.
Will you listen to them?
An addictive literary page-turner about a crime as shocking as it is commonplace, KEEPER will leave you reeling long after the final page is turned.
'Tense, beautiful and lyrical. Everyone should read this book' - Sara Collins, author of The Confessions of Frannie Langton
'A fabulous new writer' - Richard Osman, author of The Thursday Murder Club
'Moor's clever, literary thriller is a compelling story . . . A writer to watch' - Independent
'Still have a Girl on the Train-shaped hole in your life? Add Keeper to your list. Moor's debut is a feminist whodunnit' - Sunday Times
'A powerful book telling stories that need to be heard' - Rosamund Lupton, author of Three Hours
'Compelling, tense and pacy' - Observer
'A new young writer I believe in' - Jeanette Winterson, author of Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit
'Extraordinary and compelling' - Cara Hunter, author of Close to Home
'Wickedly paced and utterly chilling . . . As compulsive as it is heartbreaking' - Rosie Price, author of What Red Was
'Vastly impressive . . . Deeply affecting and superbly told, it demands to be read' - Daily Mail
'Jess Moor's debut novel made me want to shout out in anger' - Val McDermid
'This is a thriller, but its pacy insights make it one that you need to read' - Cosmopolitan
'A pacy crime novel that will have you gripped, and get you thinking' - Stylist
Jessica Moor studied English at Cambridge before completing a Creative Writing MA at Manchester University. Prior to this she spent a year working in the violence against women and girls sector and this experience inspired her first novel, Keeper.
Jess Moor's debut novel made me want to shout out in anger
Jess Moor is a new young writer I believe in
Still have a Girl on the Train-shaped hole in your life? Add KEEPER to your list
Sunday Times STYLE
Tense, beautiful and lyrical. Everyone should read this book
Sara Collins, author of 'The Confessions of Frannie Langton'
A literary thriller, KEEPER is a compelling, tense and pacy read
The Observer, 10 Best Debut Novelists of 2020
Keeper is wickedly paced and utterly chilling, making space for the interior lives of its victims and their gradually shrinking worlds, all the while exposing the failures of the systems that are supposed to protect them. As compulsive as it is heartbreaking
Rosie Price, author of 'What Red Was'
Reading Keeper is a visceral experience ... cleverly reminding us that for some women simply existing in a man's world is more dangerous than anything else
Araminta Hall, author of 'Our Kind of Cruelty'
Extraordinary and compelling
Cara Hunter, author of 'Close to Home'
Intense and compassionate . . . it made me furious and sad, but it also made me feel seen
Hanna Jameson, author of 'The Last'
Pacy, absorbing and electric in its detail, Keeper is compassionately, furiously true. Men should read this book, and I'd be shocked to meet a woman who doesn't find some part of herself here
Beth Underdown, author of 'The Witchfinder's Sister'
This is a thriller, but its pacy insights into the ways in which men exert control over women make it one that you need to read
Cosmopolitan, '12 of the Best Books Released in March 2020'
A timely and thought provoking novel that explores issues of power and control with a sensitive and deft touch
Nuala Ellwood, author of 'Day of the Accident'
Male violence in all its forms is at the heart of Jessica Moor's confident and skilful debut
Made me rage and weep and understand a little better. A powerful book telling stories that need to be heard
Rosamund Lupton, author of 'Sister'
An addictive, powerful read and a hugely original novel from a fresh new voice in crime fiction
Dead Good, 'Debut Crime Novels to Watch out for in 2020'
Powerful and chilling, with a shocking twist, Keeper is an important story, well told
A deeply affecting and important addition to the thriller genre, Keeper explores the escalating horrors of domestic abuse with rare insight and skill. Jessica Moor is destined to become a serious voice on the crime scene
Eva Dolan, author of This Is How It Ends
Vastly impressive . . . Deeply affecting and superbly told, it demands to be read
Sharp, incisive writing, and frighteningly believable characters. And what a twist . . .
Simon Lelic, author of 'The House'
Disturbing, gripping and illuminating - a page-turner that shines a light into a dark corner of our world
Helen Lewis, journalist
Keeper is extraordinary. Humane, compelling, and absolutely furious in the best possible way. I read the last chapters with my hand clapped over my mouth
Flynn Berry, author of Under the Harrow
For a fictional account this book speaks many truths. The end may shock, but the brutal reality is that this is happening and the most haunting fact is that we are not talking about it