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The Last Thing to Burn

Will Dean

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A dark and brilliant new standalone thriller from a rising star in the crime genre.

'Outstanding. The best thriller in years' MARTINA COLE'One of the best thrillers I have read in years' THE OBSERVER'I couldn't put it down. A visceral nightmare of a book with one of the most evil villains I've come across in a long time. Powerful writing' STEVE CAVANAGH'Short, sharp shocker' THE TIMES'an early contender for one of the best books of the year' S MAGAZINEHe is her husband. She is his captive.Her husband calls her Jane. That is not her name.She lives in a small farm cottage, surrounded by vast, open fields. Everywhere she looks, there is space. But she is trapped. No one knows how she got to the UK: no one knows she is there. Visitors rarely come to the farm; if they do, she is never seen.Her husband records her every movement during the day. If he doesn't like what he sees, she is punished.For a long time, escape seemed impossible. But now, something has changed. She has a reason to live and a reason to fight. Now, she is watching him, and waiting . . .'A true nail-biter' THE GUARDIAN'Ratchets up the tension to the point where I had to check my pulse' LIZ NUGENT'Heart-stoppingly suspenseful, a masterclass in tension' ERIN KELLY'An unbearably tense read, with incredible writing' RAGNAR JONASSON'I could not stop reading this! Brilliantly done' DENISE MINA'Sensational. Claustrophobic, compulsive, and almost unbearably tense it's a heart-in-mouth read that's packed with suspense. Readers will be saying 'just one more page' all the way from the gripping beginning to the heart-stopping end' C.L. TAYLOR'Seriously nail-biting stuff! I raced through it, my heart in my mouth' EMMA CURTIS'Tremendously powerful and fantastically written, heart-stopping from page one. Expect to see it on all the award lists' SARAH HILARY

Hodder & Stoughton
Published Date:
238mm x 160mm x 30mm
Crime & mystery

RRP: £12.99

Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781529307054

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