Over 10 books to choose from
Tracy has written over ten books ranging from emotional book club fiction reads to psychological thrillers and crime, If you don't know which of Tracy's books to begin with, take a quiz to get a helping hand. Or just jump to information about all her books below.
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Tracy's latest book
Venom in the Blood
Book 1 in the Dr Vanessa Marwood crime series
The first in a crime series about an unforgettable gothabilly forensics entomologist and her detective friend who are both about to experience the most gruesome, shocking crimes of their lives... in the very village they grew up in
Twisted serial killer on the loose
A beautiful village heaving with dark secrets
A roster of fascinating characters... and suspects
Kickass gothabilly insect forensics expert chasing them down
A wary, dedicated detective harbouring his own tragic secrets
Bodies. Lots of bodies
all tracy's books
the darker stuff
'I was entranced from the very first page and couldn't put it down until I had all the answers. Tracy weaves a seamless tale while offering brilliant descriptions and raw emotions.' Mega bestseller Angela Marsons on No Turning Back
Optioned for French TV Series
A mother finds her husband fatally stabbed, her three children standing calmly around him. With horror, she realises that one of them is to blame. But which one? And why would they attack their own father?
Radio host Anna Graves finds herself in a nightmare when she defends her daughter from a crazed teenager. But when the boy dies, a media frenzy attracts the attention of the notorious serial killer, The Ophelia Killer. Can Anna prove her innocence and protect her daughter from this twisted menace?
Part of Forest Grove Series
What if a woman looking just like the birth mother of your adopted child turns up in your village? What if every instinct within you is telling you she's there to reclaim your child?
Part of Forest Grove Series
A war of words on a community Facebook group moves onto the streets with threatening letters escalating into violent destruction. Can one woman get to the bottom of this seemingly perfect village's secrets?
Two decades after a nightmarish event at Lakewell Manor, Liz returns to Easthaven amid a divorce and custody battle. Her estranged friend Tamsin, now the keeper of their shared dark secret, doesn't remember her—or that fateful night. With her life on the line, Liz faces the perilous choice of confronting her past and risking it all.
the lighter stuff
‘Tracy Buchanan writes moving, gripping, heartbreakingly real family drama.’ Susan Lewis, Sunday Times bestselling author of One Minute Later
Diver Willow's life is upended by a photographic exhibition that exposes a hidden secret involving her late mother and her aunt Hope. Torn between the past and present, she embarks on a quest of the world's submerged forests for truth, questioning her family's integrity and her own memories. As she delves deeper, Willow finds that nobody has been honest for a very long time.
Tracy's best reviewed novel
(Known as The Family Secret in the UK)
In 2009, gifts hop owner Amber's stagnant life is jolted when she discovers an enigmatic girl on the beach. Meanwhile, in 1989, wildlife documentarian Gwyneth survives a terrible accident in the Scottish Highlands, only to find herself involved with a mysterious family. Both women are on collision courses with family secrets that have the power to transform their lives irrevocably.
Other authors love this book!
After a decade of silence, vet Becky's dying mother, Selma, reveals a life-altering secret: she had another daughter. This revelation throws Becky's world into chaos, sparking an urgent quest to find her long-lost sister. Struggling with the impending loss of her mother and this newfound reality, Becky realizes she can't move forward without uncovering the truth. But as she delves deeper, she must grapple with the question of whom she can really trust.
The novel that got Tracy a book deal
After the Boxing Day tsunami, young mother Louise Fenton goes to Thailand to find her missing mother. Her sole clue is an atlas belonging to writer Claire Shreve. As she sifts through the atlas, Louise discovers a shared secret between Claire and her mother—a secret carefully guarded for years.