The Thief of Joy

Stacey Murray

Hobeck Books



ISBN: 9781915817303


Publication date: 19 March 2024

Rights: World



When her new partner dies, distraught single mum ROZ joins an online grief group for support. She feels like an imposter because they hadn’t been together that long — but soon comes under the spell of a real imposter who has much more sinister motives

Stacey Murray

Stacey Murray is an international-lawyer-turned-film producer whose debut novel, The Curious Case of Maggie Macbeth, was published in 2020. Her tense psychological novel, The Thief of Joy, will be published by Hobeck Books in March 2024. She is represented by Matthew Smith at Exprimez ( and tweets @TheStacemeister.