A Double Life : 'Psychological suspense has a new reigning queen' Hardback
by Flynn Berry
'A THRILLING PAGE-TURNER' Paula Hawkins'SHOCKING AND SATISFYING' New York Times, Editor's Choice 'WHAT A BOOK!' Clare Mackintosh'BEAUTIFULLY PACED AND SATISFYINGLY OMINOUS' Observer'Confirms the promise of Berry's debut, Under the Harrow...
Mesmerisingly effective' The Sunday Times | 'Shocking' Guardian | 'Berry gives the well-worn story of Lord Lucan a fresh twist with this clever tale' i (Best Beach Reads for Summer) | 'A compulsive page-turner' Daily Mail | 'A damning dissection on class and privilege.
Fans of Elizabeth Day's The Party will love this' Sarra Manning, Red Online | 'Psychological suspense has a new reigning queen' New York Journal of BooksSome wounds need more than time.
They crave revenge. Claire's father is a privileged man: handsome, brilliant, the product of an aristocratic lineage and an expensive education, surrounded by a group of devoted friends who would do anything for him.
But when he becomes the prime suspect in a horrific attack on Claire's mother - an outsider who married into the elite ranks of society and dared escape her gilded cage - fate and privilege collide, and a scandal erupts.
Claire's father disappears overnight, his car abandoned, blood on the front seat. Thirty years after that hellish night, Claire is obsessed with uncovering the truth, and she knows that the answer is held behind the closed doors of beautiful townhouses and country estates, safeguarded by the same friends who all those years before had answered the call to protect one of their own. Because they know where Claire's father is. They helped him escape. And it's time their pristine lives met her fury. Praise for Flynn Berry and her first novel Under the Harrow:'BERRY TRANSFIXES THE READER' Guardian 'THE BOOK'S TRIUMPH IS NORA'S VOICE' The Sunday Times'AN EXQUISITELY TAUT AND INTENSE DEBUT' Washington Post
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 288 pages
- Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
- Publication Date: 09/08/2018
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781474607018