By Simon Beckett
The deliciously unnerving and claustrophobically compelling new mental mystery by means of the No.1 the world over bestselling writer of The Chemistry of Death.
'Somebody!' I half-sob after which, extra quietly, 'Please.' The phrases appear absorbed via the afternoon warmth, misplaced among the timber. of their aftermath, the silence descends back. i do know then that i am not likely anywhere...
Sean is at the run. we do not recognize why and we do not recognize from whom, yet we do understand he is deserted his battered, blood-stained vehicle in the midst of an remoted a part of rural France on the peak of a sweltering summer season. wanting to keep away from the police, he is taking to the parched fields and state lanes yet his leg is stuck in a vicious animal catch. close to subconscious from soreness and lack of blood, he's freed and brought in via ladies -- daughters of the landlord of a rundown neighborhood farm with its ramshackle barn, blighted winery and the brooding lake. And it is then that Sean's difficulties relatively start... This nail-shredder of a mystery -- just like the fiction of Nicci French or Gillian Flynn -- holds you from the start, tightening its grip because the tale unfurls and shocks you with its ultimate twist.