Author(s): S. J. Watson
"The best debut novel I've ever read." --Tess Gerritsen, bestselling author of the Rizzoli & Isles series
"An exceptional thriller. It left my nerves jangling for hours after I finished the last page." --Dennis Lehane, New York Times bestselling author of Moonlight Mile
S. J. Watson makes his powerful debut with this compelling, fast-paced psychological thriller, reminiscent of Shutter Island and Memento, in which an amnesiac who, following a mysterious accident, cannot remember her past or form new memories, desperately tries to uncover the truth about who she is--and who she can trust.
Winner of Galaxy National Book Awards: Thriller & Crime Novel of the Year in association with ibookstore 2011. Shortlisted for CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger 2011 and CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger 2011 and Galaxy National Book Awards: Galaxy New Writer of the Year 2011.
'An exceptional thriller. It left my nerves jangling for hours after I finished the last page.' - Dennis Lehane.
'The best debut novel I have ever read.' - Tess Gerritsen.
'A deft, perceptive exploration of a fascinating neurological condition, and a cracking good thriller.' - Lionel Shriver.
S. J. Watson was born in the Midlands, lives in London and worked in the NHS for a number of years. In 2009 Watson was accepted into the first Faber Academy 'Writing a Novel' Course, a programme that covers all aspects of the novel-writing process. Before I Go to Sleep is the result. Now sold in over 30 languages around the world, Before I Go To Sleep has been also been acquired for film by Ridley Scott's production company, Scott Free, with Rowan Joffe to direct. Filming is scheduled to begin in 2011.