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Next of Kin, Paperback / softback Book

Next of Kin Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


Winner of The Diverse Adult Book Award 2022 ‘Abdullah’s legal thrillers make John Grisham seem like a maiden aunt’ Sunday Times Crime Club ‘An enthralling, heartbreaking and thrilling courtroom drama that had me shouting out loud and gripped until the last page’ Nadine Matheson, author of The Jigsaw Man ‘Brilliantly tense, this is another clever page turner from Kia Abdullah that I couldn’t put down.

Just superb’ Louise Hare, author of This Lovely City ‘Twists and turns aplenty . . . The author’s greatest strength lies in her sensitive and relatable description of the relationship between sisters Leila and Max’s mother Yasmin’ i ‘A tense, brilliant read’ Bella * * * * ON AN ORDINARY WORKING DAY… Leila Syed receives a call that cleaves her life in two.

Her brother-in-law’s voice is filled with panic. His son’s nursery has called to ask where little Max is. YOUR WORST NIGHTMARE… Leila was supposed to drop Max off that morning.

But she forgot. Racing to the carpark, she grasps the horror of what she has done. IS ABOUT TO COME TRUE… What follows is an explosive, high-profile trial that will tear the family apart.

But as the case progresses it becomes clear there’s more to this incident than meets the eye… A gripping, brave and tense courtroom drama, Next of Kin will keep you on the edge of your seat until the final, heart-stopping page. * * * * Readers are GRIPPED by Next of Kin ‘Kia Abdullah is the absolute queen of the courtroom drama’ NetGalley Reviewer, ????? ‘WOW!! This book is astonishingly brilliant! An absolute masterpiece’ NetGalley Reviewer, ????? ‘I couldn’t put this down and Kia Abdullah is becoming a firm favourite read’ NetGalley Reviewer, ????? ‘Kia Abdullah is a writing maestro’ NetGalley Reviewer, ????? ‘A gripping legal thriller that will leave you reeling.

A book that will stay with you long after the last page.

The ending is a stunner!’ NetGalley Reviewer, ?????


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