Memories define us. So what if you lost yours every time you went to sleep? Your name, your identity, your past, even the people you love - all forgotten overnight. And the one person you trust may only be telling you half the story. Welcome to Christine's life.
Memories define us. So what if you lost yours every time you went to sleep? An original, haunting and deeply chilling debut thriller, and a Sunday Times bestseller in hardcover.
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.
"Imagine drifting off every night knowing that your memories will be wiped away by morning. That's the fate of Christine Lucas, whose bewildering internal world is rendered with chilling intimacy in this debut literary thriller. . . . You'll stay up late reading until you know."--People (4 stars)
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. Before I Go To Sleep has become a phenomenal international success, sold in 42 territories around the world. It is a New York Times and Sunday Times bestseller, and won both the Crime Writers' Association Award for Best Debut Novel and the Galaxy National Book Award for Crime Thriller of the Year. Before I Go To Sleep has also been acquired for film by Ridley Scott's production company, Scott Free, with Rowan Joffe to direct. Review and discuss Before I Go To Sleep on Facebook, www.facebook.com/beforeigotosleep. For more information on S J Watson, please visit www.sjwatson-books.com.