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The Poison Garden Shocking, tense and sharply written, The Poison Garden is the gripping new novel from the international bestseller and Edgar award winning Alex MarwoodWhere Romy grew up, if someone died you never spoke of them againNow , she has recently escaped the toxic confines of the cult she was raised in But Romy is young, pregnant and completely alone and if she is to keep herself safe in this new world, she has some important lessons to learnLike how there are some people you can trust, and some you must fear And about who her family really is, and why her mother ran away from them all those years agoAnd that you can t walk away from a dark past without expecting it to catch up with you

About the Author: Alex Marwood

Alex Marwood is a former journalist who worked extensively across the British press Her first novel, The Wicked Girls, achieved widespread acclaim and international bestsellerdom It was shortlisted for ITW, Anthony and Macavity awards, was included in Stephen King s Ten Best Books of the Year list, and won the prestigious Edgar Award The Killer Next Door, her second novel, won the coveted Macavity Award for Best Mystery Novel, was nominated for the Anthony and Barry The Darkest Secret, the tale of the disappearance of young Coco, met with critical and reader acclaim The Poison Garden will be released in 2019 She has also been shortlisted for numerous other crime writing awards and her first two novels have been optioned for the screen Marwood lives in south London and is working on her next novel.

10 thoughts on “The Poison Garden

  1. says:

    Alex Marwood takes the reader into the toxic, tragic and unwaveringly bleak territory of the dangerous world of cults and communes as she immerses the reader into the horrors of their ways of living A multilayered narrative provides us with insights and observations of life before, during and the repercussions that follow in the aftermath of the cult with its different timelines and char

  2. says:

    I m not sure this is entirely the best reading choice in the current crisis but it s very good The police are called to Plas Golau, Wales, a property owned by a survivalist cult known as The Ark which is led by Lucien Blake What they find on entering the property is deeply shocking This chilling, dystopian tale is partly told by pregnant Romy now in her early twenties and who has lived wit

  3. says:

    This is a novel I ve been waiting for and it was worth every second of that wait nobody engages me with thought provoking characters and stories like Alex Marwood and The Poison Garden is tense, beautiful and utterly gripping.The thing about this book is it is full of layers, Romy is unforgettable and her life experience and how it defines her sets the anchor for the wider story This is a da

  4. says:

    I have previously read The Darkest Secret by Alex Marwood and enjoyed it a lot but for some reason I just couldn t connect with this book I love the writing style but this particular book didn t do it for me.In this story Romy escapes the cult she was raised in and the only world she has ever known But when she enters normal life it does not hold the excitement you would expect Now twenty two,

  5. says:

    This is the fourth novel by Alex Marwood that I ve read I loved The Wicked Girls, The Killer Next Door, and the Darkest Secret, and The Poison Garden does not disappoint It fascinates each of Marwood s books is distinctive and different, all excellent but if you didn t know, you d swear they are by different authors This one is a story about a cult that very much resembles Jim Jones s People s T

  6. says:

    The Poison Garden was my first time reading a book by Alex Marwood, but it definitely won t be my last Even though I ended up giving it a 3 5 rating, I really enjoyed her writing style and so much , I just couldn t bring myself to do a 4.This book is almost impossible for me to wrap my head around and I had a hard time rating it, so this review won t be any easier I really liked the multiple view

  7. says:

    I really like Alex Marwood s style of writing and this had me hooked from the first chapter, a young pregnant woman is found alive inside the grounds of a sprawling rural property owned by a cult, where everyone else appears to be dead I became totally engrossed in this thought provoking, character driven story, I found it dark and gripping and not quite what I was expecting The characters were fasc

  8. says:

    I am a HUGE fan of Alex Marwood s previous books and was thrilled to learn she has a new book being published this month and delighted to get an early copy via Netgalley of THE POISON GARDEN.THE POISON GARDEN is a real departure from the authors previous books focusingon the characters and digging deeply into cults, brainwashing and the followers apocalyptic beliefs Told through the viewpoint of sever

  9. says:

    The Poison Garden by Alex Marwood is a psychological thriller First, let me thank Edelweiss, the publisher Penguin Books, and of course the author, for providing me with a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review All opinions are my own.My SynopsisNo major reveals, but if concerned, skip to My Opinions After growing up in a survivalist commune, 21 year old Romy is the lone adult survivor of th

  10. says:

    I have always been fascinated with cults and Alex Marwood brings to life the grim reality of what it is like to live in a commune headed by a charismatic leader The story is bold and in your face and Marwood holds nothing back Every single shocking detail will completely blow you away The Poison Garden weaves the present and the past and tells the story of Romy, now 22, and out in the real world after esc

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