A SUNDAY TIMES BEST CRIME BOOK OF 2022In a grand old mansion in the middle of the Sussex countryside, seven people have seen more than they should… The new chilling thriller from Lesley Thomson.
In a small communityJames Ritchie was looking forward to spending the day with his son, though he was a little late picking him up from his ex-wife, Anna.
In the middle of nowhereLater that afternoon, they are found dead, the victims of a double stabbing. Anna will never see her family again.
You need to keep your secrets close…
As DI Toni Kemp unravels the case, she is brought to a grand country mansion, long ago converted into flats. In this quiet, peaceful place, seven long-term residents have seen more than they should.
But this is a tight-knit group – and they are good at keeping secrets…
PRAISE FOR THE COMPANION:’Like the best of Barbara Vine and Agatha Christie crossed with the unique Lesley Thomson brilliance.’ Elly Griffiths’This modern take on the country-house mystery shocks from the off.’ The Times’Colourful characters and devious plotting.’ Ian Rankin’Electrifying, gritty.’ Woman’s Own