Please note: In order to keep Hive up to date and provide users with the best features, we are no longer able to fully support Internet Explorer. The site is still available to you, however some sections of the site may appear broken. We would encourage you to move to a more modern browser like Firefox, Edge or Chrome in order to experience the site fully.

The Messenger : The unmissable debut thriller set in the dark heart of Paris, Hardback Book

The Messenger : The unmissable debut thriller set in the dark heart of Paris Hardback

Hardback

Description

Rosamund Lupton meets Lupin in this accomplished debut from an eclectic, cut-throat new voice in thriller writing. **DON'T MISS MEGAN DAVIS' NEXT THRILLER, BAY OF THIEVES.

AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER NOW**'A sleek, sinister debut' WOMAN'S OWN'A strong, twisting, literary journey of revelation and redemption.

Five stars' JANICE HALLETT'An intelligent, gripping and stylish literary thriller - I couldn't put it down.

Megan Davis is a major new talent' SOPHIE HANNAH'A sharply written, clever and classy thrill-ride through the streets of Paris' CHRIS WHITAKER A crime he didn't commit.

A truth he must deliver. Wealthy and privileged, Alex has an easy path to success in the Parisian elite his father mingles with.

But the two have never seen eye to eye. Desperate to escape the increasingly suffocating atmosphere of their apartment, Alex seeks freedom on the streets of Paris where his new-found friend Sami teaches him how to survive.

But everything has a price - and one night of rebellion changes their lives forever. A simple plan to steal money takes a sinister turn when Alex's father is found dead.

Despite protesting their innocence, both boys are imprisoned for murder.

Seven years later Alex is released from prison with a single purpose: to discover who really killed his father.

Yet as he searches for answers and atones for the sins of his past, Alex uncovers a disturbing truth with far-reaching consequences. Playing out against a backdrop of corruption, fake news and civil unrest, The Messenger exposes the gritty reality of a changing city through one son's journey to redemption and the truth. 'Megan Davis's electric, suspenseful and stunning evocation of contemporary Paris is unforgettable' ELIZABETH MACNEAL'A well-written, intriguing novel with an excellent sense of place' KAMILA SHAMSIE 'Compelling ...

A deft blend of murder mystery, political intrigue and family secrets' DOMINIC NOLAN

Information

Other Formats

Save 14%

£14.99

£12.79

 
Free Home Delivery

on all orders

 
Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Information