The Whisper Man (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
400
Utgivningsdatum
2019-12-12
Förlag
Penguin Books Ltd
Dimensioner
208 x 134 x 26 mm
Vikt
288 g
ISBN
9781405935999
The Whisper Man (häftad)

The Whisper Man

The chilling must-read Richard & Judy thriller pick

Häftad Engelska, 2019-12-12
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A RICHARD & JUDY PICK SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A GUARDIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR 'The best crime novel of the decade' Steve Cavanagh 'Both terrifying and utterly heartbreaking' Mark Billingham 'Superbly creepy . . . it might just break your heart a little, too' Heat 'A dark, creepy, thriller with a huge amount of heart' Stuart MacBride 'Beautifully crafted, heart-rending and spine-tinglingly chilling' Sarah Pinborough 'Shades of Thomas Harris and Stephen King but brilliant in its own right' C. J. Tudor ______________ If you leave a door half-open, soon you'll hear the whispers spoken... Fifteen years ago, a serial killer known only as 'The Whisper Man' wreaked havoc on the sleepy village of Featherbank. But with the killer behind bars, the village is now a safe haven for Tom and his young son Jake to make a fresh start. Until another boy goes missing. It feels like history is repeating itself. Could the killer still be out there - and can Tom protect his son from becoming the next victim? ___________ 'A true skin-crawler' Guardian 'This flawlessly plotted thriller absolutely deserves to be shouted about' Sunday Mirror
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This flawless thriller lives long in the memory * Daily Mirror * This flawless thriller will touch your heart and live long in your memory * Daily Express * If you like a touch of Stephen King mixed with British crime, then this is for you . . . this is a spooky read, but also holds its own as a police procedural novel * People's Friend * Deliciously dark and twisty, this is a page-turner from start to finish * Connaught Telegraph * Standout thriller * Daily Express * Hollywood has snapped up this psychological thriller - and no wonder * Sun * As much an exploration of grief and of the father-son bond as it is a nerve-shredder, this is a good choice for Stephen King fans * Meath Chronicle * A debut novel set to disturb and intrigue. Truly chilling * Woman's Own * A debut that will disturb and intrigue in equal measure * Woman * This exceptionally creepy thriller is also a touching portrait of a bereaved father and son learning to depend on each other * Morning Star * Summer Books of 2019 * Barry Forshaw, Financial Times * ALEX NORTH'S tightly plotted crime thriller presses all the right buttons for the genre * Press Association * Extraordinarily well-written, deeply moving . . . The stories are deftly marshalled and interwoven by North with a mastery that would be astonishing were he a debut novelist * Irish Times * [A] superb thriller... Readers will have a tough time putting down this truly unnerving tale, with its seemingly unexplainable elements and glimpses of broken and dangerous minds * Publishers Weekly * A psychological thriller that's both terrifying and heartbreaking - you won't want to miss this one * Woman's Weekly * With a tender theme about the complexity of father son relationships at its heart, this thriller is immaculately plotted, superbly written, and so good it deserves to be shouted about * The People * More than just superbly creepy, this beautifully written thriller might just break your heart a little, too * Heat * A creepy, serial killer-inflected thriller * i * I read The Whisper Man in one go, barely remembering to breathe. North writes brilliantly about the cruelties of life, great and small, and the terrors that afflict young children (not to mention their parents). Tender, terrifying and utterly compelling, The Whisper Man will haunt you to the final page and beyond. No one does Dark with a Heart like Alex North and The Whisper Man delivers a sucker punch that stays with you. Beautifully crafted, chilling & emotional, this's going to be topping Books of the Year lists as soon as it's out The Whisper Man is a chilling, gripping read but also deeply moving. It's a novel that succeeds on all kinds of levels and deserves all the success that is no doubt coming it's way The Whisper Man is a tour de force, utterly absorbing and brilliantly realised There's a soft voice outside your window and it demands your attention. The Whisper Man is coming. In fact, he's already here. Get ready to be unnerved. This novel is thrilling One of the best crime novels I've read in ages. Alex North has crafted a book that manages to be thrilling, terrifying and genuinely moving. A riveting page turner! Dark and unsettling, this one creeps under your skin A phenomenal read. Terrifying and heartbreaking in equal measure and if it wasn't so hot I'd definitely be sleeping with the windows shut tonight! The Whisper Man will be the book everyone's talking about next summer, mark my words A nerve-shredding emotional rollercoaster that'll keep you up late at night, whether you're still reading it or not. A compulsive read that's sure to give you nightmares Wonderfully dark, gently creepy and completely bloody heartbreaking. Alex North is a fantastic writer. The Whisper Man left me in pieces Gripping, disturbing, and creepy as hell - The Whisper Man deserves to be a huge hit. Absorbing writing, characters that will live with you long after finishing, and guaranteed to show up in a nightmare or three. Heartbreaking and unsett

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Alex North was born in Leeds, where he now lives with his wife and son. He studied Philosophy at Leeds University, and prior to becoming a writer he worked there in their sociology department. The Whisper Man was a Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller, and is being published in more than 30 languages.