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The Quiet Tenant : ‘Entirely convincing and relentlessly gripping… I was hooked until the last word’ Sophie Hannah Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


'Clémence Michallon has written a classic' James Patterson'Beautifully written, entirely convincing and relentlessly gripping ... so brilliantly told, with characters so plausible and compelling, that I was hooked until the last word' Sophie Hannah'Wonderful' Robert Gold'Gripping' Daily Express'A brilliant, breathtaking thriller' Abigail Dean, bestselling author of Girl AAidan Thomas is a hardworking family man respected by his local town.

He's the kind of man who always has a good word for everyone.

He's also a kidnapper and serial killer who has murdered eight women. And there's a ninth, a woman he calls Rachel, imprisoned in a backyard shed. When Aidan's wife dies, he's forced to move and has no choice but to bring Rachel too.

He knows that after five years of captivity, Rachel is too frightened of the consequences to attempt to escape.

But Rachel is a fighter and a survivor. And when Emily, a local restaurant owner, develops a crush on the handsome widower, she finds herself coming dangerously close to discovering Aidan's secret. A searing, unputdownable thriller about trauma, and survival. Read what everyone's saying about The Quiet Tenant:'Wow what a book...All you thriller lovers need to get this in your baskets and read it NOW!' Five star reader review'It was beautifully written, the characters felt like real people and I loved the 'rules'.

It reminded me so much of Room by Emma Donoghue' Five star reader review'I was totally gripped' Five star reader review'Overall, I was completely gripped by this high stakes thriller - it's a creepy and unsettling read that had me hooked' Five star reader review'Wow, this was a completely mind-blowing read, I didn't want to put it down.

There was so much tension as you waited for Rachel to get her possible moment to escape' Five star reader review


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