'An excellent eye … mercilessly accurate. … Briscoe is brilliant at conveying the obsessiveness of teenage love, ratcheting up the tension until the reader is every bit as involved as the character… beguilingly good.'
- Observer (read more)

Sleep with Me

‘This is a carefully orchestrated roman noir in which all sinners take equal blame. It reads like a dream…. be warned: it gets right under your skin’

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“Joanna Briscoe’s second novel confirms her reputation as a formidably talented writer. Her prose is polished, sophisticated and seductive”
– Independent (read more)

Mothers & Other Lovers

"excellent first novel... vivid and fluent … a splintered, evocative, tender portrayal of the passion and contempt in the mother - daughter bond"

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