Vikki Patis is the bestselling author of psychological thrillers In the Dark (2021), The Wake (2020), Girl, Lost (2020), The Girl Across the Street (2019), and The Diary (2018). Girl, Lost, a top 100 bestseller on Amazon, was later longlisted for the Not the Booker Prize 2020. Her next thriller, Return to Blackwater House, will be published in March 2022 by Hodder & Stoughton.
She is represented by Emily Glenister at DHH Literary Agency and also writes historical fiction as Victoria Hawthorne. Her first historical suspense novel, The House at Helygen, will be published in April 2022 by Quercus, with another to follow in 2023.
Vikki also runs The Bandwagon blog and the Psychological Suspense Authors’ Association, and has written for various publications. After being diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 2016 and coeliac disease in 2018, she tries to raise awareness of living with a chronic illness through her writing, and includes a diverse range of characters in her fiction. She lives in Scotland with her wife, two wild golden retrievers, and an even wilder cat.
You can run from your past, but you can’t hide forever…
Out 1st March
A house can hold a thousand secrets…
Out 14th April
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Praise for Vikki Patis
‘Patis is proving herself to be the queen of page-turning reads.’
‘Slow-burn family drama with some dark themes, that is packed with emotion and heart.’
Sarah A. Denzil, author of Silent Child
‘A spellbinding novel with characters who get under your skin and into your heart. Loved it.‘
Latest on the blog
- Signed books!I’m genuinely thrilled to announce that Goldsboro Books will be stocking signed copies of both Return to Blackwater House AND The House at Helygen by my alter ego, Victoria Hawthorne.Continue reading “Signed books!”
- The House at Helygen cover reveal!I’m genuinely so excited to reveal the cover of The House at Helygen, my first historical suspense novel as Victoria Hawthorne! Isn’t she beautiful?! Coming 14th April 2022, available toContinue reading “The House at Helygen cover reveal!”
- Return to Blackwater House – new book coming March 2022!I’m absolutely thrilled to announce that my sixth psychological suspense novel will be published by Hodder & Stoughton! Return to Blackwater House will be released in hardback, ebook and audioContinue reading “Return to Blackwater House – new book coming March 2022!”