Ready or Not

Ready or Not

Alex Lake


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The incredible new thriller you won’t be able to put down from the Top 10 Sunday Times bestselling author

A happy family…
Alice and Tom Sark seem to have it all – a wonderful marriage, a gorgeous baby, a beautiful home. And now Alice, a journalist, starts investigating a story which could make her career – a serial killer in their town.

A murderer lurking in the shadows… 
Very quickly though, the murder case takes its toll. Alice and Tom begin fighting all the time. Their baby daughter just won’t stop crying. And sometimes it feels almost as if they’re being followed…

Not everyone will live to tell the tale… 
The killer has found a new family to target. And the clock is ticking for Alice and Tom to stop their worlds being destroyed forever.

Praise for Alex Lake

‘Relentlessly fast paced. A cracking read’ John Marrs, author of The One

‘I think I actually stopped breathing several times. Loved it! Jackie Kabler, author of The Perfect Couple 

'This brilliant book will get under your skin!' Sam Carrington, author of The Missing Wife

‘This is creepy storytelling of the highest order: spine-chilling and difficult to put down’ Daily Mail

‘A superb read for suspense fans, this taut thriller will have you racing for the finish’ Heat

‘A gripping page turner’ Closer

‘Evocative writing and emotional rawness’ Woman’s Weekly

‘A tense and twisty domestic noir that oozes with intrigue. Perfect for devouring in one sitting’ Woman & Home

‘A thoroughly entertaining, gripping read’ Cass Green, author of In a Cottage In a Wood


Alex Lake:

Alex Lake is a British novelist who was born in the North West of England. After Anna the author’s first novel written under this pseudonym, was a No.1 bestselling ebook sensation and a top ten Sunday Times bestseller. The author now lives in the North East of the US.