Red Queen

By Juan Gomez-Jurado,

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Now an Amazon Prime Original series, Red Queen is the first in Juan Gomez-Jurado's internationally bestselling thriller series, translated by Nick Caistor. Winner of the Cognac Prize 2022 with more than two million copies sold in Spain alone.

Sunday Times - Best Thriller Books of the Year

'A Spanish spin…

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2 authors picked Red Queen as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

I loved this book because Antonia Scott might just be my favorite protagonist of all time.

She’s literally the most intelligent person in the world, with an I.Q. of over 200. She’s plagued by guilt and awkward social skills, but she has more crime-solving abilities than an entire police force. She’s Sherlock Holmes on steroids, with a hyper-intelligent sense of humor!

I have to be honest, this novel blew me away. As a thriller writer believe me when I tell you it takes something extraordinary to keep me reading. Red Queen has that and more

The book revolves around its main character, Antonia Scott and a more enigmatic, prismatic woman I cannot imagine. She is such an extraordinary creation I’ll readily admit there were times while reading I wish I had created her. She is introduced to us as someone considering committing suicide, not because she’s in despair or down on her luck, but because of the very specific anomalies of…

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