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Sarah Pearse
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Sarah Pearse

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Sarah Pearse lives by the sea in South Devon with her husband and two daughters. She studied English and Creative Writing at the University of Warwick and worked in Brand PR for a variety of household brands. After moving to Switzerland in her twenties, she spent every spare moment exploring the mountains and still has a home in the Swiss Alpine town of Crans Montana, the dramatic setting that inspired her novel. Sarah has always been drawn to the dark and creepy - remote spaces and abandoned places - so when she read an article in a local Swiss magazine about the history of sanatoriums in the area, she knew she’d found the spark of the idea for her debut novel, The Sanatorium. Her short fiction has been published in a wide variety of magazines and has been shortlisted for several prizes.

You can find Sarah on Twitter @SarahVPearse and Instagram @sarahpearseauthor

Books by Sarah Pearse

The Sanatorium

The breakout bestselling crime thriller debut of 2021, The Sanatorium published with rave endorsements from Richard Osman, Lucy Foley and A J Finn. It was an instant #3 Sunday Times bestseller and spent eight weeks in the Top Ten.

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The Retreat

DS Elin Warner returns in the addictive new thriller from the Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author of 2021's top-selling debut, The Sanatorium.

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