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S J WATSON’s first novel, Before I Go To Sleep, became a phenomenal international success and has now sold over 6,000,000 copies worldwide. It won the Crime Writers’ Association Award for Best Debut Novel and the Galaxy National Book Award for Crime Thriller of the Year and has been translated into more than 40 languages.
The film of the book, starring Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth and Mark Strong, and directed by Rowan Joffe, was released in September 2014.
S J Watson’s second novel, Second Life, a psychological thriller, was published to acclaim in 2015.

S J WATSON's new novel, Final Cut, was published to rave reviews in August 2020. 

Keep up to date with S J WATSON’S latest writing through his Substack. Join in with his public novel writing project The Experiment (a real-time, first-draft of a brand-new novel); read exclusive essays and musings from his personal collection; discover The Writers’ Lodge and receive tips and support to guide you through our own writing journey; plus book 1:1 meetings with S J WATSON; and more.

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