The new gripping psychological suspense thriller from the acclaimed author of The Crooked House and The Loving Husband
The gripping, unputdownable new thriller from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Loving Husband
Your best friend will always be there for you...won't she?
Have you ever had that sense that you're being watched? And you turn, suddenly, but it's just a curtain, blowing in the wind? Or the dress hanging in the doorway?
Nat knows something's wrong. Her best friend, Beth, would never have upped and left without saying goodbye to her. But no one believes that Beth was taken - she is a fly-by-night, a party girl who can't be trusted. No one's listening to Nat.
But someone is definitely watching her...
Christobel Kent is developing into a reliably classy purveyor of psychological suspense, and this is her best book yet - Mail on Sunday
The escalating fear in this female-in-jeopardy gripper is balanced with real emotional heft - Sunday Times
Christobel Kent is one of our most assured thriller writers. The Loving Husband is a perfectly paced and plotted novel - Good Housekeeping
An utterly compulsive psychological thriller. I loved it - S. J. Watson on The Crooked House
A finely-crafted series of flashbacks . . . excellent thriller . . . tense, dense, extremely well-plotted and beautifully written, this is a fine example of the domestic noir genre - Sunday Irish Independent on The Loving Husband
A tautly plotted trail of red herrings, scares and eventual revelations that keep the Gone Girl fever-type buzz alive - Weekend Sport on The Loving Husband
Packed with well-drawn characters, full of atmosphere, twists, turns and menace, this dark psychological chiller has an ending that leaves the heart pounding - Choice on The Crooked House
A darkly impressive novel...The sinister, windswept town of Saltleigh is a brooding backdrop, and the characters are sharply drawn - The Lady on The Crooked House
Christobel Kent was born in London and educated at Cambridge. She has lived variously in Essex, London and Italy. Her childhood included several years spent on a Thames sailing barge in Maldon, Essex with her father, stepmother, three siblings and four step-siblings. She now lives in both Cambridge and Florence with her husband and five children.