Sam Carrington

Sam Carrington

THE COUPLE ON MAPLE DRIVE, Sam’s latest thriller, was published in eBook and paperback in December 2021 by Avon.  Her previous novel, THE OPEN HOUSE, was published by Avon in 202o and was an Amazon top 50 bestseller.  Her fifth, I DARE YOU, was a US Kindle top 100 bestseller, as was her fourth, THE MISSING WIFE.   ONE LITTLE LIE, Sam’s third novel, was also published by Avon in 2018.   It was a top 50 bestseller on the UK Kindle, iTunes, GooglePlay and Kobo lists,  reaching #12 on the Canadian Kindle bestseller list and in the Bookseller Heatseekers print chart.  She is also the author of psychological thrillers, SAVING SOPHIE (Avon 12 August 2016) and BAD SISTER (Avon 5 October 2017).  

Additionally, Sam is the author of THE SERIAL KILLER’S WIFE, written under the name Alice Hunter, and published in eBook and paperback by Avon.  It was the Bookseller’s BookStat 16th-bestselling eBook, spending 10 weeks in the chart.  It was also a top ten Heatseekers bestseller in paperback.

Sam worked for the NHS for fifteen years, during which time she qualified as a nurse. Following a psychology degree, she worked for the prison service as an Offending Behaviour Programme Facilitator. A 2016 Amazon Rising Star, Sam lives in Devon with her family.   Sam Carrington is published in several languages.


Praise for Sam Carrington:
“Explores the mother/daughter relationship perfectly and ends with a gasp-out-loud twist” Closer
“Tension builds through the book as secrets are revealed…a great addition to your reading list” Northern Echo
“I was hooked…I devoured this story in one sitting…Sam has a rare gift…the character development is as good as the writing…the ending made me gasp” Louise Jensen, author of Kindle #1 bestseller THE SISTER
“Keeps you guessing right to the end” Sue Fortin, author of SISTER SISTER
“A gripping exploration of twisted family secrets” Cass Green, author of THE WOMAN NEXT DOOR
“I LOVED BAD SISTER by Sam Carrington. Tense, convincing and complex, kept me guessing (wrongly!)’ Caz Frear, author of SWEET LITTLE LIES