Cara Hunter is a writer who lives in Oxford, in a street not unlike those featured in her series of crime books. Close to Home, her debut featuring DI Adam Fawley and his team of detectives, was published by Viking in December 2017, and nominated for the Crime and Thriller Book of the Year at the British Book Awards. The three novels in the DI Fawley series have to date sold over 750,000 copies in the UK, and been published in 24 territories. 


'Close to Home is an utterly immersive story that pulls you into the heart of a search for a missing child. Compulsive, with an ending you will not see coming'  Emma Kavanagh

'One of the best crime thrillers I have ever read!' Kathryn Croft

'Your next riveting, twisty read!' Shari Lapena

'Close To Home hit the ground running and didn't stop right until the final page...the last twist was a genuine stroke of genius... sets the bar for new crime writers' John Marrs, author of The One

‘Cancel everything. You're not going anywhere until you finish reading In the Dark. Suspenseful, clever and featuring a brilliant cast of characters - this is a must-read for crime fans’ EMILY KOCH

'Reminded me of Hitchcock at his finest, where twist follows twist at a breath-taking pace' Daily Mail

'A mazey, gripping read.’ Ian Rankin