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Summary

The incredible new thriller you won’t be able to stop listening to from the top 10 Sunday Times best-selling author.

A happy family....

Alice and Tom Sark seem to have it all - a wonderful marriage, a gorgeous baby, a beautiful home. Now Alice, a journalist, starts investigating a story, which could make her career - a serial killer in their town.

A murderer lurking in the shadows....

Very quickly though, the murder case takes its toll. Alice and Tom begin fighting all the time. Their baby daughter just won’t stop crying. And sometimes it feels almost as if they’re being followed....

Not everyone will live to tell the tale....

The killer has found a new family to target, and the clock is ticking for Alice and Tom to stop their world from being destroyed forever.

©2021 Alex Lake (P)2021 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic reviews

"Relentlessly fast paced, a compelling plot and anxiety inducing finale. A cracking read." (John Marrs, best-selling author of The One)

"This is creepy storytelling of the highest order: spine-chilling and difficult to put down." (Daily Mail)

"Opens with a nightmare scenario and races to a gripping, horribly tense ending - I think I actually stopped breathing several times. Loved it!" (Jackie Kabler, author of The Perfect Couple)

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narrator so bad couldn't finish book

the story itself good but I couldn't listen any longer to the narrator so monotonous.

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Really enjoyed

I really enjoyed this book. Got a bit lost in places but that’s usually my fault as my concentration isn’t always great, so I had to listen to some chapters a few times. The story kept you guessing which I like. Some of it was horrid to listen to, as in the plot, but sometimes I found my self laughing out loud a few sentences later. Pleased with this purchase and would recommend.

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Enjoyable listen with lots of drama near end

Really enjoyable after you’ve got into it. It’s a bit slow at first which is a contrast to the narrator who reads too fast. Her accents were varied but some were not quite right and I found some of pronunciation gabbled.
Great thriller though!